Program

2019 ICA Journalism Studies Graduate Student Colloquium

Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA – 24 May 2019

9:00 – 9:10 Welcome message – Seth C. Lewis, University of Oregon

Vice Chair, Journalism Studies Division, ICA

Session 1: Room 302

Chair: Alla Rybina

Session 2: Room 302a

Chair: Joy Kibarabara

9:10 – 9:40 ORI TENENBOIM

University of Texas at Austin

News Engagement Logics: Examining Practices of Media Outlets and Their Audiences on Social Networking Sites

 Respondent: Valerie Belair-Gagnon, University of Minnesota

TALI AHARONI

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

  Avoiding the News: Avoidance Practices and Disconnectivity Discourse in the Media Consumption of Israeli Young Adults

 Respondent: Stephanie Edgerly, Northwestern University

9:40 – 10:10 DIDDE ELNIF

University of Southern Denmark

Conducting a public sphere on newspaper Facebook pages

Respondent: Claudia Mellado, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

LYDIA CHENG RUI JUN

Nanyang Technological University

Magazine Gatekeeping in the Digital Age

Respondent: Nikki Layser, University of Illinois/ George Washington University

10:10 –10:40 JANE (YEAHIN) PYO

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Can Trolls be Democratic? Incivility in News Comment Section as a Power Struggle for Political Visibility

 

Respondent: Edson Tandoc, Nanyang Technological University

SUSAN MWANGI

St. Paul’s University

The Use of ICT’s in Promoting Citizen Access and Participation in Indigenous Language Community Media in Kenya

Respondent: Andreas Widholm, Stockholm University

10:40 – 11:00 Coffee Break (20 min)
Session 3: Room 302

Chair: Alla Rybina

Session 4: Room 302a

Chair: Joy Kibarabara

11:00 – 11:30 ANDREAS RIEDL

Austrian Academy of Sciences & LMU Munich

What Drives the Democratic Quality of Journalistic News Coverage?

 

Respondent: Zvi Reich, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

LINDA VAN DEN HEIJKANT

University of Amsterdam

Different media logics: Examining how traditional and social media frame the retirement age issue

Respondent: Christian Baden, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

11:30 – 12:00 RICHARD STUPART

London School of Economics and Political Science

Bearing Witness. The sociology of conflict reporting

 

Respondent: Alexa Robertson, Stockholm University

DON BOSCO ONYALLA

Daystar University

Toward a Conceptualization of Journalism Practice in Kenya: an Application of Media Diversity Frameworks and Journalism Models to National Newspapers

Respondent: David Ryfe, University of Iowa

12:00 – 12:30 SOO YOUNG SHIN

Michigan State University

Addressing the News Media Image in an Age of Skepticism

Respondent: Stephen Cushion, Cardiff University

CHUN YANG

City University of Hong Kong

Legal Justice vs. Populist Justice. An analytical typology of constructing social justice in China

Respondent: Steen Steensen, Oslo Metropolitan University

12:30 – 13:20 Lunch Break (50 min)
Session 5: Room 302

Chair: Alla Rybina

Session 6: Room 302a

Chair: Joy Kibarabara

13:20 – 13:50 LISA MERETE KRISTENSEN

University of Southern Denmark

News Values in a Digital Age

Respondent: Chris Anderson, University of Leeds

TIANTIAN DIAO

University of Hong Kong

Negotiating the Market and the State: Liberal Chinese Newspapers’ Production of Japan’s Image

Respondent: Gunnar Nygren, Södertörn University

13:50 – 14:20 BERNADETTE UTH

University of Münster

Building trust in journalism – how newsrooms attempt to preserve and increase trust in a digital age

 

 Respondent: Yariv Tsfati, University of Haifa

SHIJIN ZHAO

University of Auckland

Consolidating, Negotiating or Undermining Legitimacy- Coverage of Xi Jinping’s Anti-Corruption Campaign in Mainland Chinese, Hong Kong and Taiwan Media Outlets

Respondent: Colin Sparks, Hong Kong Baptist University

14:20 – 14.50 ZHAO PENG

Michigan State University

“How I post, how you comment”: An Exploration of Social Media Communication Norms

Respondent: Avery Holton, University of Utah

KAI XU

Wayne State University

Moral Foundation Theory: Political Persuasion and Right-Wing Populism

Respondent: Stephen Reese, University of Texas at Austin

14:50 – 15:05 Coffee Break (15 min)
15:05 – 15:55 Plenary round table (50 min)
15:55 – 16:00 Final Remarks