of Journalism and Communications
Aug. 6, 2007
Mike Foley, John Wright and his wife, Pam, converse with Gov. Charlie Crist at the
recent Florida Press Association/Florida Society of Newspaper Editors convention in
Ponte Vedra Beach. (Photo by Craig Lee.)
Mass Communication & Society
recently invited Cory Armstrong to
join its editorial board, beginning with
the January 2008 edition.
Armstrong will present her paper,
"Putting Politics, Power and Public
Records to a Test: Evaluating Student
Performance Through Active
Learning," at the Florida
The March edition of the Federal
Communications Law Journal ran
media law student Amy Kristin
Sanders' "Market Definition, Merger
Review, and Media Monopolization:
Congressional Approval of the
Corporate Voice Through the
Newspaper Preservation Act."
$80K in June
The June WUFT Virtual
Membership Campaign raised more
than $80,000. Eleni Polopolus,
Debbie Booth, Brenda Woods and
Wink Summers organized it.
Aug. 10: Summer B/C ends
Aug. 11: Summer Commencement
Aug. 15: Departmental Graduate
Aug. 15-17: Graduate School
Aug. 20: College "Kick-off'
Faculty and Departmental meetings
Aug. 21: College New Faculty
Aug. 23: Fall classes begin
Aug. 23-29: Drop/Add
Moore join College
office as a
Dori Faust as
Faust recently hired
as the new
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College dominates conference
for second consecutive year
The College's faculty members and graduate students
will again have a strong presence at this year's annual
AEJMC Convention in Washington, D.C.
Here are some of the papers they'll present:
"A Decade of Deregulation: The Changing Structure
of Nigeria's Broadcasting Industry, 1993-2003," by
doctoral student Abubakar Alhassan.
"The Rise of the Proles: Regulation of Internet Leaves
Masses Free to Influence Elections," by doctoral student
"Operation Lemonade: Opus Dei's Public Relations
Campaign in Response to the Da Vinci Code," by
graduate student Kristen Biondich and Michael
"Examining a Status Quo Shift: The Impact of Roe v.
Wade on Coverage of Abortion Protest," by Michael
Boyle of West Chester University and Cory Armstrong.
"Jim Murray at Sports Illustrated: The Development
of the King of Sports Columnists," by David W. Bulla
of Iowa State University and doctoral student Ted
"Identity and Intimacy in Online Social Networking:
Qualitative Study of Young Women's Experiences on
MySpace" and "Admiring the Organization: A Study of
the Relational Quality Outcomes of the Volunteer-
Nonprofit Organization," by doctoral student Denise
"Internet-television, Peer-to-Peer Technology and
Free Speech: Lessons from Web 1.0," by doctoral
student Mark R. Caramanica. It placed third among
"Predictors of the Adoption of Entertainment,
Information, Communication, and Transaction Services
on Mobile Phones," by doctoral student Jiyoung Cha
and Sylvia Chan-Olmsted.
"Factors Behind Frequency and Duration of Using
Social Networking Websites: Motivations, Perceptions,
and Privacy Concerns," by Cha. It placed second among
"Exploring the Next Frontier of Television: A Global
Analysis of Issues Affecting the Development of Mobile
Television," by Chan-Olmsted.
"Perspectives of African Americans and Dentists on
Oral Cancer and Dentist-Patient Communication," by
Youjin Choi, Virginia Dodd, Jennifer Watson, Scott
Tomar, Henrietta Logan, and doctoral student Heather
"'Gen&t' On the Air: Janet Flanner's Wartime
Broadcasts," by Johanna Cleary.
"When English Will Not Do: Non-Substitutability of
Advertising for Foreign Language Television
Advertisers in the U.S." and "Language Television
Advertisers in the U.S.," by Amy Jo Coffey.
"The Contingency Integration Matrix: A Public
Relations Crisis Communication Tool," by James
Cunningham and Mitrook.
"Under the Knife: How Women Perceive Cosmetic
Surgery Reality Television," by J. Robyn Goodman.
"Free Press, Front Lines: A Phenomenological Study
of Embedded Journalists and Their Military Host
Officers During the Iraq War," by doctoral student
"Modern Day Dystopia: Thought Police in the
Marketplace of Ideas," by doctoral student Sunny
"Understanding Collective Efficacy as Shared Efforts
from Theory of Reasoned Action and Situational Theory
of Public Perspectives," by doctoral student and UF
Alumni Fellow Bumsub Gabriel Jin.
"Elaborating Situational Variables from a Theory of
Planned Behavior Perspective: An Application to
Campus Violence Prevention," by Jin and Eunjeong
"The Role of Affect and Cognition in Consumer
Evaluation of Corporate Visual Identity," by doctoral
student Jong Woo Jun, Chang-Hoan Cho, and
Hyuck Joon Kwon of the Hankuk University of
"World Cup as Creative Motif of Internet Advertising
Across Cultures," by Jun and Hyung-Seok Lee.
"Reliability and Validity of Organization-Public
Relationship Measurement and Linkages among
Relationship Indicators on a Membership
Organization" by Eyun-Jung Ki, PhD 2006 and now
at the University of Alabama, and Linda Hon.
"News Frames of Hormone Replacement Therapy
Before and After the Women's Healthy Initiative Report
in 2002," by doctoral student Kenneth E. Kim.
"The White House and Public Relations: Examining
the Linkages Between Presidential Communications
and Public Opinion" by Spiro Kiousis and Jesper
Str6mbiick of Mid-Sweden University.
"Popular Music Nostalgia: A Refined Approach" and
"Glen, Stacey, and Me, Too ...? A Textual Analysis of
2004 Starbucks Advertising Campaigns," by doctoral
student Ji Hoon Lee.
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"The Deployment of Third-Generation Mobile
Services: A Multinational Analysis of Contributing
Factors," by doctoral student Sangwon Lee,
Chan-Olmsted and doctoral student Heejung Kim. It
won second-place faculty paper award in the Media
Management and Economic Division.
"An International Empirical Analysis of Broadband
Adoption Factors," by Lee and Brown.
"The Emergence of Mobile Virtual Network
Operators: An Examination of the Strategy and
Success Factors in the Global MVNO Market," by
Lee, Chan-Olmsted and Hsiao-Hui Ho.
"An International Empirical Analysis of Broadband
Adoption Factors," by Lee and Justin Brown.
"What's at Issue with Bush and Blair? The Iraq War
in U.S. and U.K. Editorials," by doctoral student Abby
LeGrange and Kristen Landreville of The Ohio
"Global Brands Without Ads? Insights into
Starbucks' Customer Satisfaction," by doctoral student
En-Ying Lin and Marilyn Roberts.
"Another Cuban Story: Ruby Hart Phillips, New
York Times Havana Correspondent, 1937-1961," by
master's student (joint JD and MA) Christina Locke.
It won third place as a student paper.
"Don't Rely on Chicken Scratch: How to take notes
quickly and accurately," by Renee Martin-Kratzer.
"Political Socialization Upside Down: The
Adolescent's Contribution to Civic Parenting" and
"Origins of Dutiful Voting and Defiant Activism: The
Parent Path and Peer Path to Adolescent Civic
Identity," by Michael McDevitt of the University of
Colorado and Spiro Kiousis.
"Building Multi-Sector Partnerships for Progress
with Strategic, Participatory Communication: A Case
Study from Colombia," by Juan-Carlos Molleda,
Belio A. Martinez and Ana Maria Suarez of the
Universidad de Medellin, Colombia.
"DTC Antidepressant Advertising and Future
Intentions to Consult Doctors to Discuss Depression:
A structural equation modeling approach," by doctoral
student Jin Seong Park and Wan Seop Jung. It won
Top Student Paper.
"Antecedents of College Student's Future Intentions
to Undergo Cosmetic Surgery: A Structural Equation
Modeling Approach," by Park and Chang-Hoan Cho.
"A Battle of Visions: Dramatistic Images of the
Missouri 2006 Senatorial Campaign," by Janis Page
and Margaret Duffy of the University of Missouri.
"Intersections of health literacy and media literacy: An
explication of concepts" and "Weight Loss Blogs: An
Analysis of their Potential as Adjuncts to Women's Dieting
Efforts," and "Intersections of Health Literacy and Media
Literacy: An Explication of Concepts," by doctoral student
"Public Relations' Place in Corporate Social
Responsibility: Practitioners Define Their Role," by Bryan
Reber of the University of Georgia and Sooyeon Kim.
"An Analysis of the Reagan Administration's Crisis
Communication Using Image Restoration Discourse
Theory," by master's student Jesse Daniel Rigby.
"Desiderata Across the Decades: Conversations About a
Civic-Minded Model of Newspapering" and "Goodness
Isn't News: The Sheldon Edition and the National
Conversation Defining Journalism's Responsibility to
Society," by Ronald Rodgers.
"Coorientational Measurement of Organization-Public
Relationships," by doctoral student Trent Seltzer.
"Dimensions and Models of Investor Relations Practice:
A National Study of Public Relations' Neglected
Specialization," by investor relations practitioner Gregory
Rosenstein, Kathleen Kelly, and doctoral student
"Measuring Issue and Image in Political Advertising: An
Informational/Transformational Approach," by doctoral
student Feng Shen.
"From 'Where the Boys Are' to 'I am Curious Yellow':
Sex in the Cinema 1960-1968," by doctoral student Danny
"Power, Knowledge, and Hope: The Framing of Breast
Cancer in Women's and Consumer Health Magazines," by
Kim Walsh-Childers and doctoral student Heather
"Comparing the Two Sides of the Donor-Nonprofit
Organization Relationship: Applying Co-orientation
Methodology to Relationship Management" and "The
Organizational Screening of Social Networking Site
Profiles: Comparing the Views of Students and
Professionals," by doctoral student Richard Waters.
"The Impact of Media Relations on Charitable Giving: A
Test of the Agenda Setting Theory," by Waters. It was
named the Chaffee-McLeod Top Student Paper.
"Coming Out to Tell Our Stories: The Career
Experiences of Gay Men in Public Relations," by Waters
and Natalie Tindall of the University of Oklahoma.
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"Assessing the Value of the Public Relations
Curriculum: A Survey of Opinions of Educator and
Practitioners," by Donald Wright of Boston
University and Michelle Hinson.
"Hard News vs. Soft News: A Content Analysis of
Breaking News Coverage on Network Television 1995-
2005," by doctoral student Yan Yang.
Also, Justin Brown will be a panelist at a
pre-conference workshop on the future of electronic
media law and regulation sponsored by the Law & Policy
Division. He will present the workshop, "The Future of
Media Law and Policy-Telecommunications Policy."
Doctoral student Mark R. Caramanica will
moderate the panel, "Neutral or Not: Will Unfettered
Broadband Content and Services Prevail in the Future of
Chan-Olmsted will be a panelist at
"Educating International Graduate Students:
Opportunities and Challenges."
John Freeman will moderate the competition session
that he coordinated, "The Visual Communication
Division's Creative Projects."
Mary Ann Ferguson will be a panelist at "Eyetrack
Studies: How Readers Read News in Print and Online."
Laskin will be a panelist at "Enabling Marginalized
Voices in Public Relations Graduate Education."
Martin-Kratzer is moderating the refereed paper
research session "Visual Imagery, Politics and War."
Mindy McAdams is organizing the workshops
"Experience from On-Campus- Multimedia Reporting"
and "Teaching and Working in a Multimedia World."
Page will be a panelist at "Seeing is Not
Believing: Representations and Misrepresentations." She
will be a discussant at the paper research session "Visual
Analysis and Meaning."
Walsh-Childers will participate in the panel "Best
Practices: Teaching Media Ethics."
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Kristen Hines, JM 2005, and photojournalism senior Jarrett
Baker recently got engaged. They plan to marry in July. They
met while signing up for an Orlando Sentinel interview in 2004.
John Wright addresses the College's Summer Journalism
Institute last month. (Photo by Steven Johnson.)
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