Knight Center faculty and students present at International Communication Association

Faculty and graduate students affiliated with the Knight Center for Environmental Journalism are presenting research at the upcoming International Communication Association conference in Seattle, May 22-26, 2014.
These presentations focus on environmental journalism or environmental communication:

  • Besley, J., Oh, H., Khan, M. L(Ph.D student), Chen, L. (2014). Does Being a Jerk Work: Testing the Impact  of Aggressive Communication in the Context of Health and Environmental Risk
  • Takahashi, B., Edwards, G. (Brown University), Roberts, T. (Brown University), Duan, R. (Master student) (2014). Exploring the Use of Online Collaborative Platforms for Climate Change Policy and Public Engagement
  • Takahashi, B., Huang, K. (Ph.D student), Fico, F., Poulson, D. (2014). Climate Change in Great Lakes Region Newspapers: A Study of the Use of Expert Sources
  • Takahashi, B., Pinto, J. (Florida International University), Vigon, M. (Florida International University), Chavez, M. (2014). El Ambiente y Las Noticias: Understanding U.S. Spanish Language Newsrooms’ Coverage of Environmental Issues

MSU faculty and graduate students presenting research in other areas of communication:

  • Alhabash, Baek, Cunningham, C. (Ph.D student),  & Hagerstrom (2014. Anti-Cyberbullying Civic Participation: Effects of Virality, Arousal Level, and Commenting Behavior for YouTube Videos on Civic Behavioral Intentions
  • Boster, F., DeAngelis, B., Clare, D., Cruz, S(Ph.D student), & Shaw, A. (2014). A simulation of a dynamic theory of reasoned action with shock: Implications for the fit of the cross-sectional theory of reasoned action. Paper accepted at the 64th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association.
  • Khan, M. L., (Ph.D student) (2014). What motivates users to interact? Understanding Social Media Engagement through Likes/Dislikes, Comments, and Shares.
  • Kononova, A., Yuan, S. (Ph.D student), Joo, E. (2014). Distraction or stimulation? How switching to Facebook while reading health-related information online affects recognition memory for health-related information.