Research News

Featured research: Identity, self-concept and how they affect successful health communication

Identity is a deeper concept within academic research, and a key focus for Associate Professor Maria Leonora “Nori” Comello. Her work delves into how we perceive our individual selves, how those self-concepts can be activated by messages and how these self-concepts can affect our behavior and willingness to change for the better.

Research Publication Roundup: June 2018

A vibrant and collaborative interdisciplinary research culture at the UNC School of Media and Journalism creates new knowledge, advances scholarship and helps reinvent media.

Doctoral alumnus wins top national dissertation award

Brooks Fuller, a 2017 UNC School of Media and Journalism doctoral alumnus, has won the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s 2018 Nafziger-White-Salwen Dissertation Award.

Undergraduate team, faculty member Joe Cabosky take home NCPRSA InSpire Awards at May 17 ceremony

Four undergraduate students and one faculty member were honored on Thursday, May 17, when public relations professionals from across North Carolina joined together for a gala celebration at the City Club of Raleigh to recognize recipients of the 2018 NCPRSA InSpire Awards.

UNC at 68th annual ICA conference in Prague

Eight graduate students and 10 faculty members will represent the UNC School of Media and Journalism May 24-28, 2018, at the 68th annual conference of the International Communication Association in Prague.

‘Recoding the Boys’ Club: Women vs. the Political Tech Ceiling:’ Carolina undergraduates’ world-class research project sets a new bar

On a muggy May 10 afternoon in a well-outfitted Google DC auditorium high above Massachusetts Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., 12 Tar Heels broke new ground when they presented “Recoding the Boys’ Club: Women vs. the Political Tech Ceiling,” the first-ever in-depth look at women’s experiences working in political technology at the presidential campaign level.

Recoding the Boys’ Club: Women vs. the Political Tech Ceiling

On a muggy May 10 afternoon in a well-outfitted Google DC auditorium high above Massachusetts Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., 12 Tar Heels broke new ground when they presented “Recoding the Boys’ Club: Women vs. the Political Tech Ceiling,” the first-ever in-depth look at women’s experiences working in political technology at the presidential campaign level.

MJ-school announces new graduate program degree names

The university recently approved the School of Media and Journalism’s request to rename its four graduate programs, effective Fall 2018.

Research Conversations with Associate Professor Suman Lee

Check out UNC School of Media and Journalism Professor Daniel Riffe's latest Research Conversations podcast episode with Associate Professor Suman Lee.

Research Publication Roundup: May 2018

A vibrant and collaborative interdisciplinary research culture at the UNC School of Media and Journalism creates new knowledge, advances scholarship and helps reinvent media.