Judging photojournalism: The metajournalistic discourse of judges in two photojournalism competitions
Presented in the Visual Communication Division at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication 2020 Annual Conference, San Francisco.
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 of publicly-available video of judging rounds from two photojournalism competitions, Best of Photojournalism (BOP) and Pictures of the Year International (POYi).
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 […]
First-generation immigrants’ and sojourners’ susceptibility to disinformation
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 […]