News

NOVEMBER 2019

NCA’s “Communication Currents” series has featured my article on the recent wave of campus speech legislation. In general, the series provides a great snapshot of the interesting research being done across the communication discipline.

SEPTEMBER 2019

The International Journal of Communication has published my article that looks at content moderation on the Yelp consumer review platform. I’m grateful for the feedback on different pieces of the article that I received at the “All Things in Moderation” conference at UCLA and the “Mediating Change” conference at the University of North Texas last year.

JULY 2019

My article examining reputation management practices through the lens of public relations ethics has been published by the Journal of Media Ethics. The article appears as part of a special issue of the journal following the 2018 Digital Ethics Symposium  at Loyola University in Chicago and was edited by Loyola’s Bastiaan Vanacker.

MAY 2019

Pawan Singh (Deakin University, Australia) and I presented a paper at an ICA preconference called “Taming and Nurturing the Wild Child: Government and Corporate Policies for Social Media” in Washington, D.C. The paper considers various approaches to regulating viral misinformation on WhatsApp in India. The pre-conference was jointly organized by the Institute for Information Policy at Penn State University and the Quello Center at Michigan State University.

I also presented a paper on campus speech legislation as part of a panel on freedom of expression issues that was organized by the Communication Law and Policy Division.

MAY 2019

My article on the recent wave of “campus free speech” legislation has been published in First Amendment Studies. I have posted a pre-print copy on my Academia page as well.

MARCH 2019

I have accepted a position as an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at the State University of New York in Plattsburgh starting in fall 2019.

FEBRUARY 2019

I presented some preliminary research on the critique of “big tech” in conservative media at the 2019 AEJMC Midwinter Conference at Oklahoma University in early March. The panel is sponsored by the Critical and Cultural Studies Division.

NOVEMBER 2018

I am so grateful that the reviewers in the NCA Freedom of Expression Division chose my paper about social media and the Boston Marathon bombing investigation for the 2018 Robert M. O’Neill top paper award. The top paper panel featured three other very interesting papers that I’m glad to have heard.