What Can We Say of Such a Hero: Nathan Bedford Forrest and the Press. (Sachsman, D. B., Rushing K., & Morris R., Ed.).Words at War. 319-327.(2008).
H.L. Mencken. Encyclopedia of American Journalism History.(2007).
Individualizing Society: Negotiating Horizontal and Vertical Communities in the Four Ages of the American Mass Media. First International Symposium, “Communication in the Millennium” University of Texas.(2003).
Bohemian Fables: Col. Johns S. Mosby in the Press. Paul Ashdown. Western Journalism Historians Conference, University of California.(2001).
Social Construction: The Human Element in Theory Building. (Singletary, M. W., & Stone G., Ed.).Clarifying Communication Theory. 12-18.(1999).
An Agenda Setting Perspective on Historical Public Opinion. (McCombs, M., & Shaw D. L., Ed.).Communication and Democracy: Exploring the Intellectual Frontiers in Agenda-Setting Theory. 169-182.(1997).
The Bishop-Eaters: The Publicity Campaign for Darwin and On the Origin of Species. Journal of the History of Ideas. 441-460.(1994).
The Press and Tails of Darwin: Victorian Satire of Evolution. Journalism History. 107-115.(1994).
The Media and the Dissemination of Ideas. (Startt, J., & Sloan D., Ed.).The Significance of Media in American History. 215-232.(1993).
Science in the Publicity Laboratory. American Journalism Historians Association.(1993).
E.L. Godkin and The Meaning of Journalism. Journalism Quarterly. 1039-1049.(1992).
The Use of Theory in History. American Journalism Historians Association.(1992).
E. L. Godkin and the Meaning of Journalism. American Journalism Historians Association.(1991).
Reassessing 'Great Moments': The Press and Revisionist History. American Journalism Historians Association Research Methods group.(1991).
Assessing Learning in News, Public Relations Curricula. Journalism Educator. 13-19.(1990).
Motivations for Ethical Decision-Making: A Q-Analysis,. Journalism Quarterly .. 964-972.(1990).
Nashville, Tenn., World's Fair of 1897. Historical Dictionary of World's Fairs and Expositions. 146-149.(1990).
The Press and Social Darwinism: The Popular Origins of an Idea. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.(1990).
E.L. Godkin and the Science of Society. Journalism Quarterly. 57-64.(1989).
James K. Polk and the Press. Media History Digest. 34-43.(1989).
Time to Reclaim: Journalists and the Growth of the First Amendment. Twelfth Annual Communications Research Symposium. 12, i-xxvi.(1989).
From Blasphemy to Gospel: The Evolution Debate in American Magazines, 1857-1887. American Journalism Historians Association.(1988).
Patterns of Convergence in the Ante-Bellum Press. American Journalism Historians Association.(1988).
The Purpose of the Press: An Analysis of Newspaper Names in Antebellum America. International Communications Association.(1988).
Regionalism and Nationalism in the Antebellum Press: A Quantitative Approach. Journalism History. 16-25.(1988).
A Content Analysis of Selected Press Views of Darwin's Theory of Evolution. Journalism Quarterly. 782-786.(1987).
Journalist Wanted: Trade Journal Want Ads As Indicators of Professional Standards. Journalism Quarterly. 576-580.(1987).
Mere Stratagem vs. Manly Opposition: A Fire-Eater Newspaper and Political Parties in the Age of Jackson. Southeastern Regional Colloquium of the Newspaper, History and Law Divisions of AEJMC.(1987).
Regionalism and Nationalism in the Antebellum Press. American Journalism Historians Association.(1987).
Journalist Wanted: Trade Journal Want Ads As Indicators of Professional Standards. Southeastern Regional Colloquium of Newspaper, History and Law Divisions of AEJMC.(1986).
Brief Beginning Guide into the History of North Carolina Journalism. Southeastern Regional Colloquium, AEJMC Newspaper, History and Law Divisions.(1985).