Focus: Political and Policy Communication
The political arena is constantly changing. Grady has published groundbreaking research in the area of political and policy communication. Some of the topics being researched at Grady include the role of social media in news, political and international communication, and the effects of political advertising on voting decisions. Other topics of particular interest to Grady researchers include how the personalization of messages afforded by Facebook, Twitter and blogs have impacted organizations and political messages. Grady is also home to the James M. Cox Jr. Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research, which focuses on global issues affecting the journalism and communication industry.
Abstract: In the past quarter century, governments, foundations, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have poured vast sums of money into emerging and transitional countries with the goal of developing sustainable, high-quality news […]Read More
Abstract: This study examines the economic, organizational, legal, and political factors in the ecology of news organizations that are related to the production of quality journalism in developing and transitional […]Read More
Abstract: This study looked at how newspapers operating in nations with varying degrees of governmental Internet control discussed Internet freedom of expression within their coverage of Wikileaks. This was done […]Read More
Abstract: Social media platforms provide world governments with the opportunity to distribute news content from their broadcast channels directly to foreign publics [Wallerstein, I. (1974). The modern world system. New York: […]Read More