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Women in editorial leadership: A West German Domain? Karin Assmann

Karin Assmann and Stine Eckert presented their study “Women in editorial leadership: A West German Domain?” on September 24, 2021, in Magdeburg, Germany. Dr. Eckert was present and Dr. Assmann attended virtually during the session “Medien und Ungleichheiten” [Media and Inequities] held during the annual conference of the DGPuk [German Society for Journalism and Kultur] sections “Media, […]

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Understanding and building communication and information needs in rural Georgia Karin Assmann

Karin Assmann presented “Understanding and building communication and information needs in rural Georgia” at the 2021 Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC) Annual Conference at Penn State (held virtually) on September 15, 2021. This is an ongoing project that grew out of an undergraduate reporting class and is a collaboration with Ev Andrews (Master’s in Emerging Media […]

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Aşk is Amor: The Turkish Drama Goes to America Carolina Acosta-Alzuru

ABSTRACT: Once upon a time, the primetime grids of Latin American countries were populated only by telenovelas, a genre that was watched in over 130 countries around the world. At that time, distributors of Turkish content would attend television global markets and sell nothing.  Those times are gone. Today, Turkish dramas (dizis) have taken the place […]

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How Politicians Dodge Questions and How They Get Caught: Strategies for Political Campaigns, Journalists, and Voters David Clementson

Masterclass virtual – Escuela de Comunicación, Universidad Panamericana, Campus Guadalajara (Zapopan, Jalisco), México – Sept. 20, 2021

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Challenges for communication professionals: How communication professionals could address fake news and prevent corporations from suffering the attack of fake news Juan Meng

Invited talk by the Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China. Dr. Meng was invited to share research insights on communication practice and fake news. The talk centers on how fake news could be monitored and identified, and how communication professionals could use their expertise and knowledge […]

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Spotlight: Digital leadership communication: Leveraging an executive brand Juan Meng

Abstract: This research spotlight shares insights on how technology changes how leaders guide their teams and organizations and some of the greatest challenges for leaders to adapt in the digital environment. The author argues the digital environment presents the greatest opportunity to foster a continued and interactive learning environment as the industry has witnessed a […]

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Global journalism and mass communication education in the digital era Tudor Vlad

Abstract: Journalism and mass communication education will remain relevant as long as it attracts talented students and provides evidence that its graduates are competitive in the job market. To do that, educators need to understand and embrace the field of mass communication in its new complexity and broaden their curricular options, as students will likely […]

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Media Imports and the One-Inch Barrier: Translation Debates in the Pose-Parasite Era Laurena Bernabo

Abstract: This chapter aims to explore popular discourses surrounding Parasite and other media imports in the U.S. vis-à-vis translation practices like dubbing and subtitling. I use Parasite as an entry point to critically examine how the public, be it in the form of online articles or tweets, makes sense of translation practices through the privileged lens of U.S. culture […]

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Grant Proposal Submitted Glen Nowak

Title: Finding Ways to Prevent Salmonella Infections involving Birds and People: An Exploratory Assessment of Behavior, Microbiology, and Climactic Factors Proposal submitted in response to 2021 UGA Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grant Program Total submitted: $137,958 Co-PIs: Sonia Hernandez (UGA Warnell School of Forestry and College of Vet Med), Erin Lipp (Environmental Health Science in UGA College […]

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The Impacts of Skip Option and Time Display on Viewer Response to In-Stream Video Ads: The Role of Perceived Control and Reactance Jooyoung Kim

Abstract: The primary purpose of the current study is to examine how the presence of two digital ad features—an ad skip option and ad time display, representing behavioral and cognitive control respectively, impact viewer response to in-stream video ads in terms of perception of control, reactance and advertising outcomes. A 2 (Skip option: skippable vs. […]

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