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Read more about the AEJMC conference. 

From May 20-27, professors and students from the School of Advertising and Public Relations, the School of Communication Studies, and the School of Journalism and Electronic Media participated in the 70th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference. Read more about the ICA conference. 


Congratulations to Umana Anjalin on defending her dissertation. Special thanks to her dissertation chair Professor Sally McMillan and … Read more “Inside CCI: August 28, 2020”

the symposium sessions, which begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. immediately followed by a Poster Session at 9:00 a.m. in the lobby.  

Advertising & Public Relations

Assistant Professor Matthew Pittman and Kim Sheehan’s (University of Oregon) article, “Brand Authenticity and Strategic Response to Crises: Symbolic Effects of Donation Type on Purchase Intent and Digital Engagement,” was accepted for publication in the Journal of Current Issues and Read more “Inside CCI: February 28, 2020”

UT Social Media Week website, and each session will be streamed to the CCI YouTube channel.

DAY 1 – Tuesday, February 18

Session 1: “But I Saw It on Facebook!”: Social Media as Channels of Misinformation and Disinformation

  • Time: 9:40-10:55 a.m.
  • Location: Com 321 (Patrick Auditorium)
  • Speakers: Jessica Maddox (Assistant Professor, University of Alabama); Mark Harmon (Professor, University of Tennessee); Damian Ruck
Read more “Inside CCI: February 14, 2020”

“Touchdowns and Fumbles,” about social media reactions to Super Bowl advertisements, which Carter tracked in real time at the Adam Brown Social Media Command Center.

Associate Professor Michael Palenchar had two papers accepted for presentation at the International Public Relations Research Conference in Orlando, Florida, March 5-7:

  • “Anecdotes Over Evidence, Ostracize over Community: A Narrative Analysis of the Anti-Vaccination Movement” with doctoral student Anna Kochingina.
  • “Believe in Something – Even If It Means Sacrificing Everything: The Challenges and Opportunities of Competing on Social Purposes” with
Read more “Inside CCI: February 7, 2020”

“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 … Read more “Inside CCI: Nov. 9, 2019”