Communication Department News: Summer 2009
- Congratulations to Gordon Carlson, on recent his election as Graduate Student Representative to the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR)!
- Congrats to Gonca Noyan, whose paper titled `An analysis of media frames employed in anti-globalization movement coverage: Did anti-globalization movement collapse in tandem with twin-towers?` has been accepted to the 8th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, UCLA, July 2010.
- Walter Podrazik is quoted in this morning's Sun-Times article, which used the issuing of TV postage stamps as a hook to talk about Kukla, Fran, and Ollie's place in history. Read it here.
- Andrew Rojecki, UIC associate professor of communication, discusses race and advertising in a Los Angeles Daily News article that examines how more diverse actors may appear in commercials following the election of President Obama. Read it here.
- Congratulations to Sabrina Pasztor, whose paper "Celebrity 2.0: Do Celebrity Endorsements Matter Anymore? Rhetoric and Influence in Modern-Day Social Media" has been accepted at the Eighth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, to be held at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) on June 29-July 2, 2010. 8.3.09
- Congrats to William Rinehart, whose paper "An Early Look at the Market (Failure): A Rhetorical Look at the Fall of Bear Stearns and its Implications," was accepted for presentation to the Language and Rhetorical Studies Graduate Conference at the University of Michigan. 7.26.09
- Steve Jones, UIC professor of communication, is interviewed in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch story about the social network industry. 7.8.09 Read it here.
- Our colleague Walter Podrazik was featured in a number of media venues the week of 6.19.09. NBC's Today show piece this morning remembering the Tonight show's Ed McMahon. See it here.Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review at 7:00 PM - June 19 You can see it on the WTTW website.
- Hui-Ching Chang was invited to give a talk at the Department of Communication at Beijing University on June 10, 2009 on representations of cultures in cross-cultural communication studies.6.21.09