AAA conference awards

Students, faculty and alumni of the Charles H. Sandage Department of Advertising were among those receiving awards at the American Academy of Advertising annual conference.

Assistant Professor Brittany Duff and Associate Professor Sela Sar received runner-up for the best article for the premier journal in the field, Journal of Advertising for their co-authored article “Seeing the Big Picture: Multitasking and Perceptual Processing Influences on Ad Recognition.”

Brittany Duff received the Best Reviewer award for the Journal of Advertising.

21 Mar
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Ledford continues coverage of campaigns

Assistant Professor of Journalism Charles “Stretch” Ledford covered Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ rally at the university’s Athletics and Recreation Center on Saturday, March 12, for Getty Images.  "The Washington Post" published this photo of Terrill Lovington, of New York, selling souvenirs to guests lined up six hours prior to the event.

17 Mar
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Illinois Public Media receives grant to support Illinois Newsroom from the McCormick Foundation

Illinois Public Media has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation through their Democracy Program to support Illinois Newsroom (working title) in strengthening its digital journalism model and regional engagement over the first two years.

17 Mar
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Advertising faculty and students participate in conference

Michelle Nelson

Several advertising faculty and doctoral students in the College of Media will be presenting academic papers, leading the pre-conference sessions, serving as experts on panels, and moderating sessions at the American Academy of Advertising Annual Conference March 17 – 20.

Associate Professor Michelle Nelson is president elect of the organization.

 

15 Mar
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