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Journal articles and recent conference papers from DMRP

Recent Publications

  • Gameel, B., Lu, S., Jung, H., and Johnson, T. (forthcoming). Putting Out Fire with Gasoline in Tahrir Square: Revisiting the Gamson Hypothesis. International Journal of Communication.
  • Mourao, R.R., Saldaña, M., McGregor, S.M. & Zeh, A.D. (forthcoming). Support for protests in Latin America: classifications and the role of online networking. Social Sciences.
  • García-Perdomo, V., Salaverría, R., Kilgo, D. K., & Harlow, S. (2017). To Share or Not to Share: The influence of news values and topics on popular social media content in the United States, Brazil, and Argentina. Journalism Studies, 1-22.
  • Kilgo, D. K., Harlow, S., García-Perdomo, V., & Salaverría, R. (2016). A new sensation? An international exploration of sensationalism and social media recommendations in online news publications. Journalism.
  • Kilgo, D. K., Yoo, J., Sinta, V., Geise, S., Suran, M., Johnson, T.J. (2016) Led it on Reddit: An exploratory study of opinion leadership on Reddit. First Monday.
  • Harlow, S. & Salaverría, R. (2016). Regenerating Journalism: Exploring the "alternativeness" and "digital-ness" of online-native media in Latin America. Digital Journalism.

International Communication Association (ICA) Annual Conference (San Diego, 2017)

  • García-Perdomo, V. (2017) Paying Close Attention to News, a Bridge to Second Screening.
  • Harlow, S., Kilgo, D.K., García-Perdomo, V., & Salaverría, R. (2017) The Whole World is Watching on Social Media: Building a Global Protest Typology.
  • Kilgo, D.K., Lough, K. & Reidl, M. (2017) Ice, Ice Bucket: Message exposure of health campaigns driven by journalistic coverage and social media sharing.
  • Saldaña, M., Johnson, T. & McGregor, S.M. (2017) Mind the gap! Attitudes and belief gaps toward climate change and Syrian refugees.

Assoc. for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Annual Conf. (Minneapolis, 2016)

  • Harlow, S., Salaverría, R., Kilgo, D.K. & García, V. (2016). Visual Dissent: Examining Framing, Multimedia, and Social Media Recommendations in Protest Coverage of Ayotzinapa, Mexico. International Communication Division. **Top Faculty Paper, First Place, Robert L. Stevenson Open Paper Competition**
  • McGregor, S. & Mourao, R. (2016). Second Screening Donal Trump: Conditional Indirect Effects on Political Participation. Political Communication Division.
  • Saldaña, M., Cueva Chacón, L., García, V. (2016). When gaps become huuuuuge: Donald Trump and beliefs about immigration. Communication Theory & Methods Division.
  • García, V. & Strum, H. (2016). Strangers in the field: Public perception of professionals, technology, audiences and the boundaries of journalism. Communication Technology Division.
  • Kilgo, D.K., Harlow, S., García, V. & SalaverrÍa, R. (2016). A new sensation? Exploring Sensationalism, Online Journalism and Social Media Audiences across the Americas. International Communication Division.

World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR) Annual Conference (Austin, 2016)

  • Saldaña, M. & Johnson, T. (2016). Reports of Agenda Setting's Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated: Agenda Sharing Relationships among Traditional Media, Online Only Media and the Public.
  • Kilgo, D. K., Yoo, J., & Johnson, T. (2016) Following the leader? Identifying characteristics of opinion leadership in Reddit.

#ISOJ Conference (Austin, 2015)

  • Kilgo, D. K. & Sinta, V. (2016). Six things you didn't know about headline writing: Sensational form in viral content of traditional and digital native news organizations.

Assoc. for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Annual Conf. (San Francisco, 2015)

  • Garcia-Perdomo, V., Salaverría, R., Kilgo, D. & Harlow, S. (2015). To Share or Not to Share: The Influence of News Values and Topics on Popular Social Media Content in the U.S., Brazil, and Argentina. International Communication Division. ***LARA Award, second place***
  • Mourao, R., McGregor, S.C. & Saldaña, M. (2015). Online networking and protest behaviors in Latin America. International Communication Division. ***LARA Award, third place***
  • Saldaña, M., Johnson, T. & McCombs, M. (2015). Agenda Sharing is Caring: Relationship between Shared Agendas of Traditional and Digital Native Media. Communication Theory and Methodology Division.
  • Sinta, V., García-Perdomo, V. & Kim, J. (2015). Trust in the media and its predictors in three Latin American countries. International Communication Division.

International Communication Association (ICA) Annual Conference (San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2015)

  • Harlow, S. & Salaverría, R. (2014). Regenerating Journalism: Exploring the "Alternativeness" and "Digital-ness" of Online-Native Media in Latin America. Journalism Studies Division.
  • Johnson, T; Geise, S; Kilgo, D. (2014) Opinion leadership in the virtual world: A case study of Reddit. Interpersonal Communication Division.
  • Yoo, J.; Kilgo, D.; Johnson, T.; Suran. M; Sinta, V.; Wasike, B.; Jung, H.; Lu, S. (2014). Led it on Reddit: An exploratory study examining factors of opinion leadership on Reddit. Communication and Technology Division.

Global Fusion Conference (Austin, 2014)

  • Chen, V., Jung, V., & Lu, S. (2014). A Comparative Study on Media Consumption and Politics: Focused on East Asian Countries.
  • Ghobrial, B., Lu, S., Jung, H. & Johnson, T. (2014). A Comparative Study on the Effect of Political Corruption and Lack of Political Rights on Forms of Political Participation in the U.S. and Egypt.

    Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research (MAPOR) Annual Conference (Chicago, 2014)

    • Mourao, R., Saldana, M. & McGregor, S. (2014). Online networking and protest attitudes and behaviors in the Americas. ***Student paper competition winner***