A number of College of Media faculty and students participated in the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) annual conference. AEJMC is a nonprofit, educational association of journalism and mass communication educators, students and media professionals. Founded in 1912, the association is the oldest and largest alliance of journalism and mass communication educators and administrators at the college level.

Teaching Workshop Session: Digital Bootcamp
Moderator – Jan Slater

Entertainment Studies Interest Group Workshop Session: Honoring the Career of Joe Slatzman: Journalism, Teacher, Mentor and Pinoeer
Panelist: Matthew Ehrlich

Advertising Division Refereed Paper Scholar-to-Scholar Research Sessions
Topic – Social Media and Digital Advertising
Discussant: Chang-Dae Ham

Paper presentation: Veranika Varabyova and Michelle Nelson - Following Brands on Social Media Apps: The Effect of Intent to Continue Receiving Branded Posts on Attitudes toward Brands that Post

Topic – Gender, Sex, LGBT and Sports in Advertising
Discussant: Kevin Wise

Newspaper and Online New Division
Topic – Social Media Influences
Paper presentation: Alecia Swazy – A Little Birdie Told Me: Factors That Influence the Diffusions of Twitter in Newsrooms

Mass Communication and Society Division High Density Refereed Paper Research Session: News, Media Use and Politics
Paper presentation: Stephanie Craft – Media Literacy and Political Engagement: What’s the Connection?

Communication Technology and Communicating Science, Health, Environment and Risk Divisions Scholar-to-Scholar Refereed Paper Research Session
Communication about Nutrition, Obesity, and Exercise
Paper presentation: Michelle Nelson, Susmita Das and Regina Ahn - How Advertising Taught Us How to Consume Fruits and Vegetables in the Early Twentieth Century

Cultural and Critical Studies Division
Topic – The Journalist, Journalism and News Myths
Paper presentation: Stephanie Craft – The Discursive Construction of Journalistic Transparency

Newspaper and Online News Division
Innovating Your Classroom, Lessons of the challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education Grants
Panelist: Brant Houston

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Scholar-to-Scholar Refereed paper Research Session
Communication theory and Methodology Division
Topic: Empirical Developments in Media and Cognition
Discussant: Kevin Wise

Public Relations division Refereed Paper Research Session
Paper Presentation: Chang-Dae Ham – Examining the Role of CSR in Corporate Crises: Integration of Situational Crisis Communication Theory and the Persuasion Knowledge Model

Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication Panel Session: Show Me the Money! Building New Revenue Streams for Journalism Education
Moderator: Jan Slater

Advertising Division Refereed Paper Research Session
Discussant: John Wirtz

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Refereed Paper Research Session: Scholar-to-Scholar
Advertising Division
Topic: Political And Social Advertising
Paper Presentation: Sann Ryu and Patrick Vargas – The Impact of Distraction on Spotting Deceptive reviews

Paper Presentation: Shili Xiong, Jiachen Yao, Zongyuan Wang and Brittany Duff - Seeing Unwanted Appetizers: The Impact of Long-term and Short-term Physiological States on Webpage Ads Processing

Attention, Memory and Advertising
Discussant: Brittany Duff

Scholastic Journalism Division 
Paper Presentation: Stephanie Craft - The Usefulness of a News Media Literacy Measure in Evaluating a News Literacy Curriculum

Mass Communication and Society Division
Topic: Communication Strategy: Discourses, Measures, Effects and Concerns
Paper Presentation: Jacqueline Hitchon – Effects of Embedding Social Causes in Programming

International Association for Literary Journalism Studies History Division Research Panel Session: Seeking and Developing Alternative Methodological Approaches to Media History
Panelist: John Nerone

Advertising Division Refereed Paper Research Session: Emotional Appeal in Advertising
Moderating: Sela Sar

Newspaper and Online News Division Refereed Paper Research Session: Inter-Media and Political Influences
Moderator: Eric Meyer

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