First-generation immigrants’ and sojourners’ susceptibility to disinformation
Paper to be presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference. Aug. 6-9, 2020.
Abstract: News consumption enhances the contact experience for first-generation immigrants and sojourners in their acculturation to the host culture. Using acculturation theory, this study explores interdisciplinary concepts. The authors argue that first-generation immigrants and sojourners’ level of the English proficiency, length of stay in the host culture and their news consumption impact their susceptibility to disinformation. As foreign-born residents make up close to 14% of the U.S. population, this study will provide meaningful insights.
Solutions in Photojournalism: Visually reporting beyond the problem-based narrative
Jennifer Midberry, Kyser Lough, & Tara Pixley (2020). Solutions in Photojournalism: Visually reporting beyond the problem-based narrative. In Dahmen, N. (chair) panel at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference, San Francisco. Description: This panel will overview constructive journalism and then delve into current research findings, including the production, presentation, and effects […]
Judging photojournalism: The metajournalistic discourse of judges in two photojournalism competitions
Abstract: This study investigates how discussions during photojournalism award judging can be used as metajournalistic discourse to gain insight about the definition, boundaries and legitimization of the field. Photojournalism awards shape the field by showing what is valued, but the process of judging can also provide insight. The author carries this out through discourse analysis […]