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Congratulations to Professor Donnalyn Pompper, whose article, “Female Tunisian Revolutionaries, Leadership, and Social (dis)order in Global News Production,” has been published in Mass Communication & Society (volume 17, number 4). It’s available online here.
Congratulations to M&C alum Sue Robinson, Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, whose column, “Course Remix: 10 Tips for Creating a Social Media Class Out of Nothing” appeared in MediaShift this February. You can read it here.
Congratulations to M&C alum David Crider, whose review of “Music, Sound, and Technology in America: A Documentary History of Early Phonograph, Cinema, and Radio” by Taylor, Katz, and Grajeda appears in the May 2014 issue of the Journal of Radio & Audio Media. You can find it online here.
Congratulations Professor Adrienne Shaw on the publication of her essay, “The Internet Is Full of Jerks, Because the World Is Full of Jerks: What Feminist Theory Teaches Us About the Internet” in the latest issue of Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies.
Congratulations to Professor Donnalyn Pompper on the publication of her new book, Practical and Theoretical Implications of Successfully Doing Difference in Organizations (Emerald). The first volume in a series on International Perspectives on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, the book provides a critical interrogation of power and meanings of “difference” which suggests avenues for building theory and offers reasons why real commitment to diversity is needed, an endeavor that requires conscious and sustained effort. For more information see the article in SMC News and Events and the book’s entry on Amazon.
Professor Fabienne Darling-Wolf is quoted in the Variety article ‘America’s Got Talent’ Has A Secret: Oddballs Welcome:
“I think perhaps what distinguished AGT from some of the other reality shows is the extent to which it democratizes the experience of appearing on TV and potentially winning,” said Fabienne Darling-Wolf, an associate professor at Philadelphia’s Temple University. “Because the show does not focus on a specific talent, like ‘American Idol’ or ‘America’s Next Top Model,’ or require you to do something painful most viewers would not want to do, like ‘Big Brother’ or ‘Survivor,’ and their many spin-offs, anyone can find something to relate to.”
Congratulations to Professor Donnalyn Pompper on the publication of the article “Assessing Instrumentality of Mission Statements and Social-financial Performance links: Corporate Social Responsibility as Context,” on which she is second author with Taejin Jung of SUNY Oswego, in the International Journal of Strategic Communication. More information, including the abstract, is available here.
Congratulations to M&C student Maria Cipollone, who has accepted a position at Zynga and will move to San Francisco, California on April 2.
In other news, Maria’s article titled “Minecraft as a Creative Tool: A Case Study,” with Catherine C. Schifter (College of Education) and Rick A. Moffat (Computer Services) will be published in the July 2014 issue of the International Journal of Game-Based Learning.
Congratulations to M&C alum Sue Robinson, Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, whose article “Course Remix: 10 Tips for Creating a Social Media Class Out of Nothing” has been published on the PBS MediaShift site (here).
Congratulations to Professor Fabienne Darling-Wolf, editor of the 2014 book The International Encyclopedia of Media Studies: Research Methods in Media Studies, Volume 7 published by Wiley. Fabienne also wrote one of the chapters in the book (“Convergence, Globalization, Technological Development, and Interdisciplinarity in a Fast-Evolving World: The Formidable Question of Method”), as did Professor Matthew Lombard (“Lessons Learned from a Research Saga: An Ambitious Content Analysis of Television Form”) and M&C alums Suman Mishra (“Doing Survey Research in Media Studies”), Richard Popp (“Cultural History and Media Studies”) and Sue Robinson (“The Interview: A Process of Qualitative Inquiry”). More information about the book is available here.