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The Future of Photojournalism Kyser Lough

Kyser Lough (October 2021) Panelist: “The Future of Photojournalism.” South Carolina Humanities’ Picturing Democracy series. Charleston, South Carolina. 

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How does a solutions focus change the frame of documentary photography Kyser Lough

Details: Documentary storytelling regularly focuses on the problems around us. While such investigations are both necessary and vital for a democratic culture, they do not, by themselves, offer a comprehensive picture of the world, and need to be supplemented with different perspectives. Solutions journalism is a new perspective in visual journalism that changes the frame […]

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First-generation immigrants’ and sojourners’ believability evaluation of disinformation Solyee Kim

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 related to understanding immigrants’ and sojourners’ believability evaluation of disinformation. By conducting an online experiment, the authors examined the believability of disinformation by asking immigrants and sojourners (N=71) to discern […]

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Judging Oprah Karin Assmann

Abstract: When viewers tuned in to watch Oprah Winfrey’s interview with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex earlier this year, they celebrated Winfrey’s interview style on Twitter. All but crowning her ‘queen of the interview’, media critics praised the performance in news articles published during the week following the event. This qualitative study examines metajournalistic […]

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What US Spanish Language TV’s Primetime Tells Us about Latinx/Hispanic Culture Carolina Acosta-Alzuru

ABSTRACT:  According to the Pew Research Center, the Hispanic population in the US reached 62.1 million in 2020, a 23% increase from 2010. This increase is faster than the nation’s growth rate of 7%. These numbers warrant and do get attention, but the nuances of the culture that underpins them and that is present under […]

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Asia’s shifting television landscapes Anandam Kavoori

Chadha, K. & Andy Kavoori (forthcoming). “Asia’s shifting television landscapes” in Kim. Y (ed.) Media in Asia (Routledge).  This article explores television landscapes in Asia. Exploring both past and emergent trends it argues that whereas nation-states in Asia originally saw foreign, particularly Western, media flows as an existential threat to local culture and identity, and […]

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Will it travel? The Local vs. Global Tug-of-War for Telenovela and Turkish Dizi Producers Carolina Acosta-Alzuru

ABSTRACT: Long-established telenovela production powerhouses face new opportunities and threats that complicate the differences between their local and global audiences. In addition, new non-Latino-American players, such as Turkey, have been displacing telenovela producers in several markets, including on their own turf. Turkish dramas—dizis—have made a global footprint giving Turkey a 25% share of the international […]

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Esports and Governance in American Higher Education Welch Suggs

D. Welch Suggs (2022). Esports and Governance in American Higher Education. In Hoffman, J.L., K. Varzeas, & R. Pauketat (Eds.), Collegiate Esports: Developing Competition & Community for the Higher Education Practitioner. Routledge. Abstract: An overview of the governance and organization of esports competition at college and universities amid rapid growth and an evolution of national approaches […]

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When it is Necessary to Win: Fr. Theodore M. Hesburgh and Athletics at the University of Notre Dame Welch Suggs

D. Welch Suggs (2022). In Ream, T. (Ed.), When it is Necessary to Win: Fr. Theodore M. Hesburgh and Athletics at the University of Notre Dame. In Hesburgh of Notre Dame: Assessments of a Legacy. Taylor. Abstract: The Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh was intimately involved in college athletics as the longtime president of the University […]

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Re-making the World: Autoethnographic Interventions Anandam Kavoori

Abstract: This collection of autoethnographic eco-poetry offers a pedagogical vision for environmental education in an age of Climate Change (and its denial). The poems reflect on the author’s efforts at teaching environmental storytelling. Differing in tone, thematic and emotive imprint (ruminative, conciliatory, angry, deliberative), these autoethnographic eco-poems offer entry points for the reader/ educator to […]

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