Research News

MJ-school launches Research Conversations podcast series

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 3:34pm
The UNC School of Media and Journalism has started a podcast series called Research Conversations to highlight the work of MJ-school faculty and graduate students. The first episodes feature Cole Eminent Professor Daniel Riffe talking with the 2015-16 recipients of the school's seed grants.

Tar Heel Talk with Francesca Dillman Carpentier — Media Effects: Under the Radar

Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 1:25pm
Tar Heel Talks is a series produced by the UNC School of Media and Journalism to showcase faculty creative activity and research.
This edition features Francesa Dillman Carpentier and her media effects research.

MJ-school awards $25,000 in seed grants to faculty for research projects

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 1:58pm
Five UNC School of Media and Journalism faculty — Joe Cabosky, Nori Comello, Rhonda Gibson, Allison Lazard and Adam Saffer — will each receive $5,000 in research seed grant funding from the school.

Doctoral students present research at MAPOR conference in Chicago; top student paper award goes to Park Fellow Natalee Seely

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 11:15am
Three UNC School of Media and Journalism doctoral students will present their research at the 40th annual conference of the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research (MAPOR) in Chicago, Nov. 20-21, 2015.

UNC MJ-school faculty at National Communication Conference in Las Vegas; Saffer wins top public relations faculty paper award

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 11:03am
Four UNC School of Media and Journalism faculty members are participating in the National Communication Association in Las Vegas Nov. 19-22, 2015. Assistant professors Joe Cabosky, Dan Kim, Allison Lazard and Adam Saffer will present papers or participate in panel discussions.

Meredith Clark ’14 (Ph.D.) honored by AEJMC division for top dissertation

Monday, November 2, 2015 - 5:07pm
Meredith Clark, a 2014 doctoral graduate of the UNC School of Media and Journalism, received a divisional dissertation award at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications conference in August.

UNC at AEJMC 2015 in San Francisco

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 4:32pm
More than 30 faculty members and graduate students represented the UNC School of Media and Journalism Aug. 6 – 9 at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) national convention in San Francisco.
The Carolina contingent presented authored or co-authored papers or research posters, as well as received honors and serve as moderators, discussants and panelists. 

Faculty Mentoring Award goes to distinguished professor Riffe

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 5:02pm
UNC School of Media and Journalism Richard Cole Eminent Professor Dan Riffe received the faculty mentoring award from the Carolina Women's Leadership Council.

UNC analysis shows advantage for picture-based cigarette pack warnings over text warnings

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 1:14pm
A UNC analysis conducted by professor Seth M. Noar synthesized the results of different experiments comparing picture-based and text warnings.

Carolina J-school at the 2015 AEJMC Southeast Colloquium

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 3:07pm
Faculty members and graduate students will represent the UNC J-school at the AEJMC Southeast Colloquium hosted by the University of Tennessee College of Communication and Information March 26-28..