UNC at 2016 AEJMC Southeast Colloquium

A dozen graduate students from the UNC School of Media and Journalism will make 17 research presentations at the 2016 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Southeast Colloquium.

The LSU Manship School of Mass Communication in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, will host this year’s colloquium March 3-6.

The colloquium is considered the oldest regional journalism and mass communication meeting in the nation. UNC hosted the first Southeast Colloquium in 1976 and three times since, including in 2000 when the colloquium celebrated its 25th anniversary and in 2010 for the 35th anniversary.

UNC MJ-school doctoral student research presentations include:

  • P. Brooks Fuller, “A Mosaic Theory of Cyberharassment: Using Privacy Principles to Clarify the Law of Digital Harms and Free Speech” (Top Student Paper — Law and Policy Division)
  • Kyla P. Garrett, “Beliefs in Prosocial Benefits of Condom Use in Pornography Among College Students”
  • Jennifer L. Harker, “Pre-Crisis and Post-Crisis Television Advertising in the Automotive Industry: A Content Analysis Investigation for Crisis-Induced Messaging”
  • Jennifer L. Harker, “Apologetic Trends in Newspaper Reports: A Five-Year Analysis of American Sports Apologies”
  • Chioma Ihekweazu, “One is the New Two: An Examination of FTC Substantiation Requirements for Health Claims in Food Advertising and its First Amendment Implications”
  • Chioma Ihekweazu, “Putting the Cart Before the Cookies: A Survey of Parent-Child Dynamics and Food Purchases in Grocery Stores”
  • Stephanie Mahin, “Quick! Facebook and Tweet This: Social Media as a Crisis Response Strategy Among Public Relations Practitioners in Healthcare”
  • Natalee Seely, “The Value of Audience Feedback: Factors that Impact News Editors’ Perceptions of Online Comment Forums”
  • Natalee Seely, “Twenty Years Later: The Application and Influence of McIntyre v. Ohio Elections Commission”
  • Jennah M. Sontag, “Structural Pluralism and Media Coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Same-sex Marriage: A Content Analysis”
  • Jennah M. Sontag, “Cyberbullying, Freedom of Speech and the Potential Role of Social Media Providers”

UNC MJ-school master’s student research presentations include:

  • Jessica Renee Collier, “Everybody’s a Cynic: Twitter and the 2015 State of the Union Address”
  • Jessica Renee Collier, “Netflix and the Hill: Priming Effects of Entertainment Media on Candidate Evaluations”
  • Chris Jasinski, “A Midterm of Events: The Nature of Coverage in the 2014 Elections”
  • Chanda D. Marlowe, “Student Data in Danger: What Happens When School Districts Rely on the Cloud”
  • Lindsie Trego, “Indirect Censorship of Collegiate Media: Exploring Administrative Removal of Collegiate Media Advisers as First Amendment Retaliation Against Student Journalists”
  • Ray Whitehouse, “An Examination of Ag-Gag and Data Trespass Statutes”

The full conference schedule can be found on the 2016 AEJMC Southeast Colloquium website