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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2019

10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Location: Xavier South Building, First Floor, Room 122-124 | Studio.
Welcome Remarks: Dr. Shearon Roberts, Xavier University of Louisiana, and Dr. Raluca Cozma, Kansas State University.

  • Race and Television News: The First Black Journalists in New Orleans
    Bala Baptiste, Miles College**
  • Band of Brothers (And Sisters): Gender Framing in U.S. Army Commercial Advertising
    Holly Speck, Kansas State University**
  • Traditional yet Independent: How American Newspapers Visually Framed Saudi Women in the Context of the Driving Ban
    Roqaia Sahili, University of North Texas
  • Demographic Significances and Lafayette Public Library Systems
    Rebekah Romero Dees, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  • Moderator: Shearon Roberts, Xavier University of Louisiana

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Location: Xavier South Building, First Floor, Room 110 A | Conference room
SWECJMC Board Business Meeting/Luncheon

1:30 p.m. -2:45 p.m. Location: Xavier South Building, First Floor, Room 122-124 | Studio.
Session 2. Integration of New Technologies: Social Media, Streaming, & Crowdfunding

  • In Search of Catharsis: Parasocial Predictors of Social Media Use Integration
    Phillip Madison, Phillip Auter, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, & James Honeycutt, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Innovativeness, Interactivity, and the Adoption of Streaming Television
    Alec Tefertiller, Kansas State University, & Kim Sheehan, University of Oregon**
  • The Cajun Navy Responds to the Great Flood of 2016 and Hurricane Harvey: A Facebook Crisis Communication Content Analysis of Natural Disaster
    Dedria Givens-Carroll & Erin Strenge, University of Louisiana at Lafayette**
  • Twitter in a Crisis: How the FAA Used Microblogging During the 737 MAX 8 Crashes and Aftermath
    Ceeon Quiett Smith, Benedict College, Sarah Maben, Tarleton State University, & Kayla Montgomery, Benedict College
  • Moderator: Raluca Cozma, Kansas State University

2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Location: Xavier South Building, First Floor, Room 112 B.
Break | Refreshments

3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Location: Xavier South Building, First Floor, Room 122-124 | Studio.
Session 3. Health & Crisis Communication

  • A Double-Edged Sword Driven by Anti-Smoking Campaigns: Desensitization toward e-cigarette smoking cessation caused by message fatigue
    Kibum Youn, Colorado State University**
  • An Exploratory Survey of Students’ Perceptions of University and Government Officials’ Crisis Communication: Assessing Baton Rouge’s 2016 Summer of Violence and Flooding
    Shaniece Bickham, Nicholls State University, Diane Francis, University of Kentucky, & Nia Mason, Louisiana State University
  • Pizza Recycling Conspiracy Case Study: Reviewing Chuck E. Cheese’s PR Crisis
    Han Mai Huynh & Kay Colley, Texas Wesleyan University
  • Individual vs. Societal Threat: Reducing the psychological reactance of smokers by message types with different health locus of control
    Kibum Youn, Colorado State University
  • Moderator: Sarah Maben, Tarleton State University

5:00 p.m. – 6: 15 p.m. Location: Xavier South Building, First Floor, Room 122-124 | Studio.
Pedagogy Poster Session

  • The Single-Hypothesis Manuscript
    Phillip Madison, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  • Starting a Student Media News Service
    Ronald Sitton, Arkansas State University
  • Satellite Student Media: Ideas for Multi-Campus Outlets
    Sarah Maben, Tarleton State University
  • You Can Be What You Can See
    Elanie Steyn, Imran Hasnat, & Asma Mita, University of Oklahoma
  • Teaching Cultural Awareness to ESL Students
    Manasar Alharethi, University of Alabama
  • Moderator: Alec Tefertiller, Kansas State University

6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Location: Xavier South Building, First Floor, Room 122-124 | Studio and Room 112B.
Awards Dinner


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2019

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Location: Xavier South Building, First Floor, Room 112B.
Breakfast

8:45-10:00 am. Location: Xavier South Building, First Floor, Room 122-124 | Studio.
Session 4. Journalism Education and the Media Industry

  • Experiential Learning: Choosing the Right Client Partners for Service-Learning Projects
    Michelle Baum & Steve Krizman, Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Covering Race: Challenges and Case Studies for Journalism Education
    Shaun Schafer, Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Ten-Year Challenge: What Rocky Mountain News Refugees Tell Us About Journalism
    Steve Krizman, Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Media Consumption and Political Interests: A Test of Media Mobilization vs. Media Malice
    Imran Hasnat,
    University of Oklahoma
  • An Analysis of Community Journalism Professionals’ Insights of College Journalism Students and Curriculum
    Melanie Wilderman, University of Oklahoma
  • Moderator: Bonnie Bressers, Kansas State University

10:15-11:30 a.m. Location: Xavier South Building, First Floor, Room 122-124 | Studio.
Session 5. Framing, Sourcing, and Designing the News

  • Adventure to the Great Unknown: Exploring the Semantic Credibility of Unnamed and Anonymous Sources
    Holly Speck & Bonnie Bressers, Kansas State University
  • The Problem of Subjectivity in High School Reporters’ News Writing
    Melanie Wilderman, University of Oklahoma, & Sohana Nasrin, Univeristy of Maryland**
  • Measuring What Readers See in News Page Design
    Shaun Schafer & Cristopher Jennings, Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Scary Stories: Mass Shootings, Mental Illness, and the Media’s Problem Frame
    Emily Goldstein, University of Texas at Austin
  • Framing the Doug Jones for Senate Campaign: A Content Analysis of Negative Messaging and Collective Action Frames from the Doug Jones for Senate Facebook Page
    Ayla Oden, Louisiana State University
  • Moderator: Phillip Madison, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. Location: Xavier South Building, First Floor, Room 112 B.
Lunch to go