Research News

UNC at AEJMC Midwinter Conference 2016

Two UNC School of Media and Journalism graduate students and one faculty member will present at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Midwinter Conference in Norman, Oklahoma, on Feb. 26-27, 2016, hosted this year by the Gaylord College at the University of Oklahoma.

HIV awareness soars after Charlie Sheen’s disclosure of positive status

A new study co-authored by MJ-school Professor Seth Noar finds that Sheen’s disclosure is among the top 1 percent of historic HIV-related media events, providing a boon and opportunities for HIV public health campaigns.

MJ-school launches Research Conversations podcast series

The UNC School of Media and Journalism has started a podcast series called Research Conversations to highlight the work of MJ-school faculty and graduate students. The first episodes feature Cole Eminent Professor Daniel Riffe talking with the 2015-16 recipients of the school's seed grants.

Tar Heel Talk with Francesca Dillman Carpentier — Media Effects: Under the Radar

Tar Heel Talks is a series produced by the UNC School of Media and Journalism to showcase faculty creative activity and research.
 
This edition features Francesa Dillman Carpentier and her media effects research.
 

MJ-school awards $25,000 in seed grants to faculty for research projects

Five UNC School of Media and Journalism faculty — Joe Cabosky, Nori Comello, Rhonda Gibson, Allison Lazard and Adam Saffer — will each receive $5,000 in research seed grant funding from the school.

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.