Accomplishments: Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies

October 14, 2022
Benjamin Burroughs (Journalism and Media Studies) gave an invited talk to the department of media and communications, University of Sydney, with Tēvita O. Kaʻili (Brigham Young University-Hawaii) titled, "Kū Kia'i Kahuku: Civic Streaming and Altruistic YouTube." This talk attempted to theorize the concept of civic streaming, and specifically the…
August 26, 2022
Benjamin Burroughs (Journalism and Media Studies), Richard Johnson (Arizona State), Miles Romney (Brigham Young University), and Kia Cummings (MA graduate in Journalism and Media Studies) presented "The Rinaldi Frame: College Gameday, the NCAA, and Black Hardship" to the AEJMC annual conference from Aug. 3-6 in Detroit, MI. 
July 7, 2022
Benjamin Burroughs, Benjamin J. Morse, Travis Carmona (all Journalism and Media Studies), and Travis Snow (Sociology) have published an article, "The Masks We Wear: Watchmen, Infrastructural Racism, and Anonymity" in the journal Television & New Media. As COVID-19 has led to the politicization of masks and the donning of masks, the prescient…
June 3, 2022
Benjamin Burroughs (Journalism and Media Studies) and Shi-Quan Nettingham, '20 MA Journalism and Media Studies, presented their research, "'Stick to Sports” and Critical Sports Media Industry Studies," at the 72nd Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference in Paris. 
May 12, 2022
Benjamin Burroughs (Journalism and Media Studies) presented at the annual Broadcasters Education Association (BEA) conference on a panel titled, "The Metamorphosis of Local Sports Media: Reshaping Local Sports Media in the Sports News and Information Ecosystem." The panel was moderated by Rich Johnson (Creighton University) with other panelists…
April 4, 2022
Gregory A. Borchard (Journalism and Media Studies) is the editor of the second edition of the Encyclopedia of Journalism, which was released by SAGE Publishing in March. According to the publisher's description, the encyclopedia covers all significant dimensions of journalism, such as print, broadcast, and Internet journalism; U.S. and…
February 23, 2022
Kevin Stoker (Journalism and Media Studies, Communication Studies) recently published "Journalism with the Voice of Authority: The Rise of Interpretive Reporting at The New York Times, 1918-1933" in the academic journal Journalism. The article ties the emergence of interpretive reporting to coverage of Washington, foreign correspondence,…
November 30, 2021
Benjamin Burroughs (Journalism and Media Studies) presented his work "Kū KiaʻI Kahuku: Indigenizing Social Media and Sociospatial Symmetry" with Tēvita O. Kaʻili at the "Vā Moana: Space And Relationality In Pacific Thought And Identity" conference held Nov. 23-24.
November 15, 2021
Yvonne Houy (College of Fine Arts) and Julian Kilker (Journalism and Media Studies) presented "Light and Shadow, Trauma and the Arts, Or: Art-Informed Higher Education of the Future" on Nov. 3 at the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities' 2021 Annual Conference.  The audience Q &A and presentation, a recording of their live visual…
November 9, 2021
Afsha Bawany (Urban Affairs), Su Kim Chung, Sean Kennedy,Brittani Sterling, and Claytee White (all Libraries), and Jennifer Ream (Journalism and Media Studies), were honored by the Public Relations Society of America's Las Vegas Chapter with a 2021 Pinnacle Award in public service for the “We Need to Talk” educational series.  The series examines…
October 28, 2021
Benjamin Burroughs (Journalism and Media Studies) recently published an article, "Branding Kidfluencers: Regulating Content and Advertising on YouTube" in the journal Television and New Media. The article is co-authored by Gavin Feller (Umeå University, Sweden) and analyzes emerging shifts in YouTube, advertising, and children’s digital media…
October 15, 2021
Benjamin Burroughs (Journalism and Media Studies), along with journalism and media studies master's student Alain DeSaix and communication studies master's alumnus Joshua Barney published an article titled, "Place, Casinos, and Esports" in the Gaming Law Review. The article considers the importance of physical space and the demarcation of place in…