Emerging Media Research Cluster explores various media topics and is productive in producing conference papers and journal articles. Here are recent publications and awards received by our faculty and students in this research cluster.
Franklin Yartey and Dr. Louisa Ha coauthored paper, “Like, Share, Recommend: Smartphones as a Self-Broadcast and Self-Promotion Medium of College Students,” is in press in International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction (Special issue on Mobility and Human Interaction). 2014
Dr. Louisa Ha, Fang Wang, Ling Fang, Chen Yang, Xiao Hu, Liu Yang, Fan Yang, Ying Xu, and Dave Morin co-authored paper, “Political Efficacy and the Use of Local and National News Media among Undecided Voters in a Swing State: A Study of General Population Voters and First-time College Student Voters,” has been published by Electronic News. 2013
Drs. Louisa Ha and Gi Woong Yun co-authored paper “Digital Divide in Social Media Prosumption: Proclivity, Production Intensity, and Prosumer Typology among College Students and General Population” has been accepted for publication in Journal of Communication and Media Research. 2013
Xiao Hu, Ying Xu and Simeng Mo’s co-authored paper with Dr. Louisa Ha, “Who are the Fans of Facebook Pages? An electronic word-of-mouth communication perspective” received the Distinguished Paper Award for the Net2013 Conference (the International Conference on Internet Studies) and has been accepted for publication in International Journal of Cyber Society and Education. 2013
Ph.D. Students Yang Liu, Mohammad Abuljadail, and Fang Wang co-authored paper, “Who Pays for Online Media Contents: Generation Y or Older Generation?” was accepted to be presented at the 2014 Broadcast Education Association Annual Conference. This paper has also won the 1st Place Debut award by the Media Management, Programming and Marketing Division. 2014
Drs. Louisa Ha and Xiaoqun Zhang are 2013 American Copy Editors Society’s Research Competition Winners in the Newspaper and Online News Division of AEJMC (Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication).