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Inside CCI: Nov. 9, 2019

Information Sciences

Assistant Professor Brian Dobreski’s article, “Common Usage as Warrant in Bibliographic Description,” was published in the Journal of Documentation.

Associate Professor Devendra Potnis’ co-authored article, “Analysing Slow Growth of Mobile Money Market in India Using a Market Separation Perspective,” was published in Information Technology for Development. Co-authors included Aakanksha Gaur (Bocconi School of Management, Milan, Italy) and Jang Bahadur Singh (Indian Institute of Management, Trichy, India).

Journalism & Electronic Media

Howard Distinguished Endowed Professor of Media Management and Law and Beaman Professor of Journalism and Electronic Media Stuart N. Brotman is serving a nine-month residency in Washington, D.C., as a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Recent publications include: “NYC Needs a Better Approach to Regulating Biometric Data” in Law360, and “Why You Need to Know What Government Does to Your Data” in Government Executive.

Video Production Specialist Clint Elmore’s 7030 team of UT students and local talent took home the grand prize and audience favorite award in the 2019 Knoxville Horror Festival’s Grindhouse Grind-Out film competition. Elmore served as 7030’s director of photography and shot the film, “Just Say Nope,” with an iPhone 11 Pro Max.

Professor Emeritus Peter Gross’ chapter, “Media, Journalism, and the Third Wave of Democratization in Former Communist Countries,” was published in Central and Southeast European Politics Since 1989, 2nd ed, Sabrina Ramet and Christine Hassenstab (eds.).

Assistant Professor Joy Jenkins was one of three co-authors of “Making Journalism More Memberful,” a report studying 19 news outlets around the world that have successfully incorporated community members’ knowledge into their reporting routines.

Professor Sam Swan’s monthly management article, “How to Add Digital Sales to Radio and TV Advertising Campaigns,” for the US Agency for Global Media based in Prague, Czech Republic, was distributed to all affiliates of Voice of American and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Central and Eastern Europe as well as Caucasus.


The date for the seventh-annual WUTK Beer Dinner fundraiser is Monday, November 11, beginning at 6:30 p.m. This five-course gourmet meal will be prepared by Sunspot’s chief chef, and each serving will be paired with a different craft beer flavor from Sierra Nevada Brewing. All proceeds from ticket sales go to the WUTK Gift Fund, and reservations can be made by calling Sunspot at 865-637-4663.  There will be drawings for valuable raffle prizes between each course.

Mark Your Calendar


Nov. 22 CCI Faculty/Staff Meeting, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Patrick Auditorium
Nov. 28-29 Thanksgiving
Dec. 4 Classes End
Dec. 5 Study Day
Dec. 5 CCI Holiday Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Scripps Lab
Dec. 12 Graduate Hooding
Dec. 13 Commencement Ceremony