Research News

Research Publication Roundup: December 2016

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

Well Said podcast: News deserts

As news organizations continue to pay closer attention to the bottom dollar of the business, the fate of local newspapers and community journalism hangs in the balance.

UNC at NCA annual convention in Philadelphia

Three graduate students and one assistant professor will represent the School of Media and Journalism at the convention. They will serve as chairs and respondents and present authored and co-authored papers.

Research Publication Roundup: November 2016

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

Research Publication Roundup: October 2016

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

Well Said podcast: Social media and politics

Political campaigns are transforming as social media creates new ways for politicians to reach voters and showcase their platform. From well-timed tweets to digital missteps, social media has become a game-changer on the campaign trail.

Friedman and Johnston recognized for engaged scholarship through The Irina Project

UNC School of Media and Journalism faculty members Barbara Friedman and Anne Johnston were recognized by the Carolina Center for Public Service on Wednesday, Aug.

UNC at APSA 2016 in Philadelphia

Over 50 UNC-affiliated scholars — including two faculty members and two graduate students from the UNC School of Media and Journalism — will present authored or co-authored papers or research posters, as well as receive honors and serve as moderators, discussants and panelists at the 2016 American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting and Exhibition. This conference will take place Sept. 1-4, 2016, in Philadelphia.

UNC at AEJMC 2016 in Minneapolis

Nine graduate students, 12 faculty members and 48 alumni will represent the UNC School of Media and Journalism Aug. 4–7, 2016, at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) national convention in Minneapolis.

Noar honored (again) as top health communication scholar

UNC School of Media and Journalism Professor Seth Noar has been named the 2016 Outstanding Health Communication Scholar by the National Communication Association (NCA).


Noar will be recognized for the honor at NCA’s annual conference in Philadelphia on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. The award comes just months after Noar received the Lewis Donohew Outstanding Health Communication Scholar Award at the biennial Kentucky Conference on Health Communication in Lexington, Kentucky.