Research News

Doctoral students present research at MAPOR conference in Chicago; top student paper award goes to Park Fellow Natalee Seely

Three UNC School of Media and Journalism doctoral students will present their research at the 40th annual conference of the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research (MAPOR) in Chicago, Nov. 20-21, 2015.

UNC MJ-school faculty at National Communication Conference in Las Vegas; Saffer wins top public relations faculty paper award

Four UNC School of Media and Journalism faculty members are participating in the National Communication Association in Las Vegas Nov. 19-22, 2015. Assistant professors Joe Cabosky, Dan Kim, Allison Lazard and Adam Saffer will present papers or participate in panel discussions.

Meredith Clark ’14 (Ph.D.) honored by AEJMC division for top dissertation

Meredith Clark, a 2014 doctoral graduate of the UNC School of Media and Journalism, received a divisional dissertation award at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications conference in August.

UNC at AEJMC 2015 in San Francisco

More than 30 faculty members and graduate students represented the UNC School of Media and Journalism Aug. 6 – 9 at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) national convention in San Francisco.

The Carolina contingent presented authored or co-authored papers or research posters, as well as received honors and serve as moderators, discussants and panelists. 

Faculty Mentoring Award goes to distinguished professor Riffe

UNC School of Media and Journalism Richard Cole Eminent Professor Dan Riffe received the faculty mentoring award from the Carolina Women's Leadership Council.

UNC analysis shows advantage for picture-based cigarette pack warnings over text warnings

A UNC analysis conducted by professor Seth M. Noar synthesized the results of different experiments comparing picture-based and text warnings.

Carolina J-school at the 2015 AEJMC Southeast Colloquium

Faculty members and graduate students will represent the UNC J-school at the AEJMC Southeast Colloquium hosted by the University of Tennessee College of Communication and Information March 26-28..

Research with Impact: Kreiss looks at presidential campaigns’ use of Twitter in 2012

Kreiss draws on interviews with Obama and Romney campaign staffers and qualitative content analysis of their Twitter feeds to give an inside look at how they used the platform to influence agendas and frames.

Doctoral student recognized for outstanding journalism history research

UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication doctoral student Laura Marshall won two awards, including Outstanding Paper on Media and War, at the annual American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA) conference Oct. 9-11 in St. Paul, Minnesota.

NIH-funded project at UNC to see if texts, games and web portals can increase HPV vaccination

Joan Cates will lead a team to communicate the importance of vaccinating against the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S.