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Social Identity Signaling in Public Relations: Recruitment of BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ Practitioners Taeyeon Kim

Abstract: This study examined the effectiveness of DEI cues in recruiting BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ practitioners by conducting a 2 (identify as marginalized or not) x 2 (high or low DEI […]

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A Test of Free Speech: Applying the Ethics of Care to Coverage of Snyder V. Phelps Leslie Klein

Leslie Klein (Grady PhD. student) and Johnson, B. G. (2022). “A Test of Free Speech: Applying the Ethics of Care to Coverage of Snyder V. Phelps. “ Journal of Media Ethics, […]

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You are a disgrace and traitor to our country: Uncivil rhetoric against the ‘squad’ on Twitter. Bryan Trude, Itai Himelboim & Matthew Binford

Borah, P., Trude, B., Binford, M., Keib, K., and Himelboim, I. (2022). “You are a disgrace and traitor to our country: Uncivil rhetoric against the ‘squad’ on Twitter.” Internet Research. […]

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UGA 2022 Summer Doctoral Research Assistantships Jung Min Hahm and Youngji Seo

Jung Min Hahm and Youngji Seo received UGA 2022 Summer Doctoral Research Assistantships. This assistantship, which is designed to assist Ph.D. students in writing dissertation and completing their degrees, provides […]

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Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award JeongHyun (Janice) Lee

JeongHyun (Janice) Lee (Doctoral candidate) received a UGA Graduate School 2021-2022 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from the Office of Instruction and the Center for Teaching and Learning on April 5, […]

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UGA Dissertation Completion Award Taylor Voges

Taylor Sterling Voges (Doctoral candidate) is a recipient of a UGA Dissertation Completion Award for the 2022-23 academic year. This is a very competitive UGA Graduate School award designed to recognize […]

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Management of Cybersecurity through Internal Communication Solyee Kim and JeongHyun (Janice) Lee

Abstract: Organizations increasingly experience threats to their organization’s cyber security such as data theft, manipulation, and fraud. As remote working becomes more common due to the Covid-19 pandemic, organizations have faced […]

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Influencers’ smiles work regardless of product and message Glenna Read

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to examine how influencers’ visual content affects consumer attitudinal and behavioral responses to influencer advertising. The proposed model includes smile intensity of influencers […]

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International Conference Association (ICA) Top Paper Award Sun Joo (Grace) Ahn

International Conference Association (ICA) “Top Paper Award: Haley Hatfield and Grace Ahn’s paper “Do Black Lives Matter in the Empathy Machine? Investigating Whiteness and Immersion on Creating a Shared Reality […]

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Influencer Crisis Communication During the COVID-19 Pandemic: @KatieMCrenshaw Marilyn Primovic

Abstract: Social media influencers (SMIs) equipped their niche following with health crisis response information about social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. While many SMIs provided audiences with COVID-19 crisis response […]

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