News about the College of Media as a whole.

Faculty and students participate in conference

A number of faculty and students participated in the International Communication Association annual conference in Fukuoka, Japan. The ICA aims to advance the scholarly study of human communication by encouraging and facilitating excellence in academic research worldwide. 

Submissions included:
Busy Pedestrians: How Media Content Complexity and Sensory Modalities Influence Street-Crossing Performance in Virtual Environment
Shili Xiong, and Kevin Wise

Arousal as a Double Edge Sword in Moderating Ad Placement Effect
Zongyuan Wang and Kevin Wise

07 Jul
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Collins' documentary invited to film festival

Janice Collins

Janice Collins, assistant professor of journalism in the College of Media, was invited to share her documentary “A Taste of Gullah” at the Garifuna International Indigenous Film Festival in Venice California in May.

Collins shares the following about her trip:

29 Jun
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Meyerson wins Murrow Award

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Charlie Meyerson, '77 JOURN, MS '78 JOURN, has won a 2016 national Edward R. Murrow Award for audio investigative reporting from the Radio Television Digital News Association. Meyerson, founding head of news for the app-based news startup Rivet Radio, led a team of his Rivet colleagues to report "Our Glass Desk Exploded.

28 Jun
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Rosenstein source on subject of Native American mascots

Jay Rosenstein, professor of media and cinema studies, continues to be a source on the topic of American Indian mascots in sports.

His latest column for Huffington Post addresses the recent poll by the Washington Post on the feelings of Native Americans toward the Washington Redskins names and mascot.

10 Jun
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