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Moody College at ICA

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The International Communication Association (ICA) is an academic association for scholars interested in the study, teaching and application of all aspects of human and mediated communication.

Its 69thannual conference is May 24-28 in Washington D.C., and will focus on communication beyond boundaries. Moody College is grateful for the opportunity to engage in thoughtful dialogue with worldwide leaders, and likewise is proud to have many faculty and researchers presenting at the conference.

For more information or details on the conference, please visit the ICA website


Saturday, May 25, 2019

8-9:15 a.m.

Mythtrusters or Mythbusters? Heuristic and Systematic Information Processing and Trust in Media 
T.J. Johnson

Do Adolescents Learn Sexual Behaviors and Attitudes Through Social Media?: Meta-Analysis of Social Media Consumption and Sexual Socialization
Hyeseung Koh


9:30-10:45 a.m.

Experts at Coordination: Examining the Performance, Production, and Value of Process Expertise
Jeffrey Treem

Weaponizing Fake News: An Examination of Political Elites and the Discourse of Fake News
Andrew Gibbons


11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Can You Have a Social Intranet? Examining Multiple Design Logics in the Implementation of Information and Communication Technologies in Organizations
Jeffrey Treem

Our Job Is the Whole Gray Zone in Between: Investigating Genetic Counselors Strategies for Managing and Communicating Uncertainty
Lingzi Zhong; Anita Vangelisti


12:30-1:45 p.m.

A Social Network Analysis of Individual Creative Performance in the Chinese Film Industry
Lichen Zhen

How Did Americans Really Think About the Apple/Fbi Dispute? A Mixed-Method Study
O. Tenenboim

News Images and Clicking on Subscription Appeals 
Jessica Renee Collier, Yujin Kim, Natalie Jomini Stroud


2 p.m.-3:15 p.m.

Networking Non-Governmental Actors: Promoting Human Rights Through Identity in Discursive Structures of Ngos
Delaney Harness

Global Regulatory Approaches to Hate Speech and Other Polarizing Content
Amy Sanders

Residency Time: Epochal and Fungible Temporality Among Family Medicine Residents
Dawna Ballard; A.P. Duggan; A. Shaughnessy


Sunday, May 26, 2019

8-9:15 a.m.

Showcasing Paradise: Hawaii Five-0 and the Creation of Place
Ivy Ashe

Fight for Your Writes: Media Framing of Journalistic Unions and Their Protection of Intellectual Labor
Kelsey Whipple

Design Cues for Increasing Social Presence in Mobile Health Apps
Brad Love


9-10:45 a.m.

Good News, Bad News: A Sentiment Analysis of the Russian Facebook Ads
German Alvarez; Scott Graham; Jaewon Choi; Sharon Strover

Your Voice Communicates Stigma: Effects of Disease Avoidance Mechanism on Stigmatization of a Person Who Stutters
Yongwoog Andrew Jeon, Yuhosua Ryoo

Cross-Sector Preparedness and Resilience: Do Preparedness Activities Build Community Resilience?
Joshua Barbour


11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

How Interactive Storytelling Persuades: Comparing the Effects of User Engagement and Transportation
Jeeyun Oh, Ha Young Lim, Hsing-Chi (Angel) Hwang


12:30-1:45 p.m.

Perceived Influence of Fake News and Its Consequences
Taeyoung Lee


2-3:15 p.m.

Innoculation and Selective Exposure
Natalie Jomini Stroud

A Band-Aid on the Digital Divide: Investigating Mobile Beacon and Library Mobile Hotspot Lending Programs as an Alternative for Internet Access
Richelle M Crotty, Alexis D Schrubbe, Sharon Strover

Spectacular Trials: Visual Journalism and the Staging of Justice
Mary Bock


5-6:15 p.m.

Technology, Rural Communities and the Information Environment: Using Rural Materialities to Rethink Digital Inclusion
Sharon Strover

Drunk Girl: A Text Mining Analysis of #Metoo
Calandra J Lindstadt, Arnold D Chung, Gary B Wilcox, Kathrynn Pounders


Monday May 27

8-9:15 a.m.

Encountering Disgust in Prosocial Persuasion: How Context Shapes Appraisals, Emotions, and Behavior
Deena Kemp

Fansub Groups Identities and Their Intersubjective Relationship a Linguistic Ethnography of Fansub Groups in Beijing
Shuting Yao

Organizing an Organizationless Campaign: Organizing Choices Under New Spatial Imaginaries
Hao Cao

Enterprise Social Media and Employees' Relational Networks: Relational Exploration or Transactional Use?
Jeffrey Treem

Journalistic Transparency’s Effects on Credibility Assessments and Engagement Intentions
Alexander Curry, Natalie Jomini Stroud

Media Literacy, Techno-Capital, and the Main Sets of Information Technology Capabilities Among Adults in Austin
Jaewon Royce Choi, Joseph Dean Straubhaar, Maria Skouras, Soyoung Park, Melissa Analy Santillana, Adolfo Mora, Sharon Strover,

NBC’s Diversity Olympics: Promoting Gay Athletes in Pyeongchang
Jennifer McClearen


11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

How and for Whom Does Serendipity Work?: The Effects of Serendipitous Movie Recommendation and Viewing Motives on User Engagement and Rating
Jeeyun Oh, Sabitha Sudarshan, Jung Ah Lee, Na Yu

Gain and Loss Frames in News Subscription Appeals
Yujin Kim, Jessica Renee Collier, Natalie Jomini Stroud

Chain Migration or Family Reunification? A Critical Discourse Analysis of American Newspapers Coverage of Immigration
Shane M. Graber, Lourdes M. Cueva Chacón, Ever Figueroa

Communicating and Organizing for Citizen Disaster Rescue: Disaster Knowledge Worker Archetypes and Technologies in Practice
 Roth Smith, Keri Stephens, Brett William Robertson, Jing Li, Dhiraj Murthy


12-1:45 p.m.

Them Not Me: Third Person Effects of Climate Change Communication Through Select Discrete Emotions
Jacob Copple; Lucy Atkinson


2-3:15 p.m.

Imperialism, Localization, Glocalization and Patrimonialism: The Fight for National Control Over Tv Globo
Joseph Dean Straubhaar

Reporting Crime: Bystander Effects in an Age of Smartphones and Social Media
 Keri Stephens, Brett William Robertson, Millie Harrison


3-4:45 p.m.

My Country Is Better Than Yours: Delineating Differences Between 6 Nations, National Identity, Fan Identity, and Media Consumption During the 2018 Olympic Games
Mike Devlin, Natalie Brown-Devlin


5-6:15 p.m.

Online Support Group Participation and Social Support: Incorporating Identification and Interpersonal Bonds
Yaguang Zhu, Keri Stephens

Tuesday May 28

9:30-10:45 a.m.

Organizational Support for Science Communication: A Survey of Scientific Societies
Anthony Dudo


11 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Interactive Data Visualization Influences Subsequent Narrative Persuasion: The Interaction Effect Between Body Mass Index (Bmi) and Interactivity on Transportation and Intentions to Prevent Obesity
Jeeyun Oh, Hsing-Chi (Angel) Hwang, Ha Young Lim

Exploring Ambivalence in Technological Embeddedness: The Effect of Technological Competence and Dependence on Information Self-Efficacy and Trust in Information Source
Soyoung Park, Joseph Dean Straubhaar

Going Against the Flow: How Incivility Influences Comment
Moderators Martin Johannes Riedl, Gina Masullo Chen, Kelsey Whipple


2-3:15 p.m.

Core Technical Support Networks: A New Perspective on Digital Inequalities in Public Housing Communities
Wenhong Chen, Joseph Dean Straubhaar


1:15-2:30 p.m.

Activism Through Intimacy: A Visual Analysis of the #Metoo Movement on Instagram
Kelsey Whipple, Erica Ciszek

Research or Service: Considering Engaged Scholarship as a Means to Work-Life Balance
Delaney Harness


2-3:15 p.m.

Beyond User Control and Two-Way Communication: The Four-Factor Model of Wearable Technology Interactivity
Jeeyun Oh


3:30-4:45 p.m.

How Human Is Too Human? Exploring Implications of Synthetic Speech That Can Mimic Humans
Aubrey O'Neal

Just in Time: The Implication of Time in Resilience
Ana Aguilar

Race, and Gender: A Textual Analysis of Sports Media Discourse
Ever Figueroa, Shane M. Graber

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