COMJIG'S Refereed Paper Research Session has been assembled and is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 10, from 5:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
The session is titled: “Community Journalism in the Centennial Year of AEJMC: Connection and Engagement with Audiences.” Our presenters are:
"A plain circle: Imagined Amish and Mennonite community in the national edition of The Budget," Michael Clay Carey, Ohio University.
"A rural drought in a national flood: Washington State residents' assessments of local news,"Doug Hindman and Michael Beam, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, Washington State University.
"Community journalists and relationships with sources and local organizations," Richard Johnson, Arizona State University.
"Patch.com's online community journalism; Professionalism, localism, and the journalistic field," Burton St. John, Old Dominion University, Kirsten Johnson, Elizabethtown College, and Seungahn Nah, University of Kentucky.
"The new community influence: iHigh producers, their communities, and content decisions," Sarah Cavanah, University of Minnesota, and Julie Jones, University of Oklahoma.
Please come out to hear this fascinating discussion about community journalism in the 21st Century.