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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.
Congratulations to Professor John Campbell, whose paper titled “Whistle While You Work: The Immaterial Labor of Disney Fans” has been accepted for presentation at the 2014 conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) May 22-26 in Seattle.
Congratulations to M&C student Jennifer Midberry, who has had two papers accepted for presentation at the 2014 conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) May 22-26 in Seattle. The papers are “Graphic News Images and Audience Reactions: Empathy, Distress and Prosocial Behavior” and “The Only Image I Ever See: Media Consumers’ Perceptions of Iraqis, Muslims, Arabs and Middle Easterners.”
Congratulations to Professor Matthew Lombard and M&C alum Matthew Jones, Chair of the Department of Communication at County College of Morris, whose article “Telepresence and Sexuality: A Review and a Call to Scholars,” has been published in Human Technology: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments. The article is available here.
Congratulations to Professor Brooke Duffy, whose book, “Remake, Remodel: Women’s Magazines in the Digital Age,” is now officially in print; details are here.
Brooke also recently presented the 2013 Social Thought Program Lecture in Communications at Pennsylvania State University. The title of her talk was, “The Romance of Work: Gender and Aspirational Labor in Contemporary Culture Industries”; more information is available here.
Congratulations to P rofessor Deborah Cai and M&C students Jennifer Midberry and Yuanxin Wang on the publication of the article “Modeling Topic Control to Detect Influence in Conversations Using Nonparametric Topic Models” by Viet-An Nguyen, Jordan Boyd-Graber, Philip Resnik, Deborah A. Cai, Jennifer E. Midberry, Yuanxin Wang in the journal Machine Learning. More information about the article is available here.
Professor Hector Postigo will give an invited talk titled “Participatory observation, participatory culture and interventionist research: When should we strive to be more than observers in digital culture?” at a symposium at the Center for Global Communication Studies at the Annenberg School for Communication on October 10, 2013. The details from the missing attachment in the previous announcement are here.