JEM soctoral students Ivanka Radovic and Rachel Rui received the top student paper award at the AEJMC Annual Conference in Chicago's International Communication Division with their paper, "Power distance and trust in news media: A comparative study of America and China."
Doctoral students Iveta Imre (left) and Ivanka Radovic (right) stand with Dr. Catherine Luther in front of their poster presentation entitled "Constructing an Image of the U.S.: An Analysis of British and French WikiLeaks News Coverage."
Current Journalism & Electronic Media faculty members and graduate students presented eight papers, including one that won top faculty paper honors, at the recent 2011 meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in St. Louis. Several professors also contributed as panelists, discussants and officers, giving JEM a visible presence at one of the field’s flagship conferences.
Several JEM faculty and students will present papers at various conferences throughout April and May.
JEM Associate Professor and CCI Associate Dean Catherine Luther, JEM Professor Sam Swan, and JEM Ph.D. students Ivanka Radovic and Iveta Imre are attending the Broadcast Education Association Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Luther will be presenting on a panel she organized called "Media and Democracy in the Middle East," while Swan, Radovic, and Imre will present on a panel called "High Democracy: Global News Ethics in Former Communist and Socialist Countries."
JEM Professor Paul Ashdown will present at the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies convention in Brussels, Belgium in May.