Graduate Students Represent Minnesota at AEJMC

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication is the premiere conference for mass communication researchers and the best showcase for up-and-coming researchers and graduate students.

At the 2014 conference, taking place Aug. 6-9, 2014 in Montreal, Canada, 19 SJMC graduate students will attend to present 18 papers.

Minnesota will be hosting a reception on Thursday evening from 8:30 p.m.- 10 p.m. in Room 218. All graduate alumni are invited to attend.

Three students were honored with Top Paper Awards:

  • Alex Vlisides won top student paper in the Law & Policy Division for "Video Games and NCAA Athletes: Resolving a Modern Threat to the First Amendment."

  • Chelsea Reynolds and Susan LoRusso received second place in the Magazine Division for "The Women's Magazine Diet: A Content Analysis of Nutrition and Fitness Articles in Women's and Women's Health Magazines."

The full schedule of SJMC students appearing at AEJMC is below. Please note, rooms are subject to change:


Simin Michelle Chen and Yadan Zhang: 11:45-1:15 in Room 052 (high-density session)
"Framing Corruption in the Chinese Government: A Comparison
of Frames Between Media, Government, and Netizens*"

Elizabeth Housholder, Brendan Watson, Susan LoRusso, Jordan Dolbin and Shaurav Raj Adhikari 1:30-3:00 pm in Room 072 (refereed session)
"Does Political Advertising Lead to Online Information Seeking? A Real-World
Test Using Google Search Data"


Casey Carmody and David Pritchard, Wisconsin-Milwaukee: 1:30-3:00 pm in Room 153 (Scholar-to-Scholar)
"Political Culture, Policy Liberalism, Public Opinion and Strength of Journalist's
Privilege in the American States"

Brett Johnson: 1:30-3:00 in Room 153(Scholar-to-Scholar)
"Dehumanizing Injured Athletes: The Ethics of Framing Player Injuries in Fantasy Football Reporting "

Sarah Cavanah: 1:30-3:00 pm in Room 153 (Scholar-to-Scholar)
"Comparing National Scholastic Press Association Pacemaker Finalists to the
Average School with Student Media "

Joonghwa Lee, Soojung Kim and Doyle Yoon: 3:15-4:45 in Room 164 (high-density Session)
"The Role of Personal and Societal Norms in Understanding Social Media Advertising Effects: A Study of Sponsored Stories on Facebook"

Soojung Kim and Joonghwa Lee: 3:15-4:45 in Room 164 (high-density session)
"Perceived Norms and Consumer Responses to Social Media Advertising: A Cross-Cultural Study of Facebook Sponsored Stories among Americans and Koreans"

Xuan Zhu, Lauren Gray and Jiyoon Lee: 5:00-6:30 pm in Room 183 (Scholar-to-Scholar)
"Social Influence on Soda Consumption Behaviors among International Students Residing in the United States "

Jiyoung Han: 5:00-6:3 pm in Room 183 (Scholar-to-Scholar)
"Intergroup Contact Through News Exposure And The Role of Group-Based Emotions"


Chelsea Reynolds: 8:15-9:45 in Room 239 (refereed paper session)
"Properly Preggers: Media Representations of Celebrity Mommies and the Social
Capital of the Ideal Pregnant Body"

Ben Miller: 12:15-1:30 pm in Room 252 (Scholar-to-Scholar)
"Man Without a Country: How Character Complexity Primes Racial Stereotypes"

Chelsea Reynolds and Susan LoRusso: 12:15-1:30 pm in Room 254 (refereed paper session)
"The Women's Magazine Diet: A Content Analysis of Nutrition and Fitness Articles in Women's and Women's Health Magazines"

Rodrigo Zamith: 1:45-3:15 in Room 263 (refereed paper session)
"Latin America in The Associated Press: A Longitudinal Analysis of Contextual Predictors of Visibility"

Alexander Vlisides: 3:30-5:00 pm in Room 277 (refereed paper session)
"Video Games and NCAA Athletes: Resolving a Modern Threat to the First Amendment"

Chelsea Reynolds: 5:15-6:45 in Room 300 (refereed paper session)
"Moral Panic in a Pandemic: A Historical Analysis of HIV Coverage and the America Responds to AIDS Campaign in 1987"

Natalie Olsen: 5:15-6:45 in Room 301 (refereed paper session)
"The Social News System: Examining the Relationship between Psychological Sense
of Community, Social Network Site Use, and News Sharing Behaviors"


Rodrigo Zamith and Seth Lewis: 12:45-2:15 in Room 360 (refereed paper session)
"Content Analysis and Computational Social Science: Rethinking a Method"

Brett Johnson: 12:45-2:15 pm in Room 364 (refereed paper session)
"The Heckler's Veto: Applying An On-the-Street Doctrine to Internet Communications"

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