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Thursday, October 7 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Paper Session: Research in Progress

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Lightning research in progress session.

Moderator: Jessalynn Strauss, Elon University

Symbolic Annihilation in WXPN’s 2020 All-Time Greatest Songs Countdown. David Crider, SUNY Oswego. Kim Fox, American University in Cairo.

Improving Assessment Results: Exploring Data Collection Methods in a Law & Ethics Course. Laura Smith, University of South Carolina. Carmen Maye, University of South Carolina. Eric Robinson, University of South Carolina.

Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards 2020: Critical Insights from Major Advertising/Marketing Sponsorships. Dorothy Bland, University of North Texas, Dallas. Lillie Fears, Arkansas State University. Sandra Combs, Arkansas State University. Sheryl Johnson-Ross, Howard University. Riva Brown, University of Central Arkansas.

Déjà-entendu: Dream Sequences in Audio Drama. Leslie McMurtry, University of Salford. Billy Glew, University of Salford.

Six Takes on a Japanese Dolphin Hunt: Examining Reflexivity in Activist Documentaries. Jay Alabaster, Arizona State University.

Political Cancel Culture: A Cluster Criticism of Perceived Media Bias. Karen Russell, Regent University. Elizabeth G. Rose, Regent University. Tabethia L. Chiles, Regent University.

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Kim Fox

Professor of Practice, American University in Cairo
The first and only double BEA Best of Festival Winner in the same year; podcaster (Ehky Ya Masr Podcast) and executor of the podcasting trifecta: teaching, researching and producing podcasts.https://soundcloud.com/ehkyyamasrFounder and organizer of PodFest Cairo, Egypt and Africa's... Read More →
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David Crider

Assistant Professor, SUNY - Oswego
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Leslie McMurtry

Lecturer in Radio Studies, University of Salford
I've written a book about the history of radio and audio drama in the UK and the US.Lesser of 2 Weevils Productions@2Lesser - @Lesser of 2 Weevils Productions
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Riva Brown

associate professor, University of Central Arkansas
Dr. Riva Brown, an Associate Professor of Public Relations, is a former newspaper journalist and public relations professional with nearly 20 years of experience in communication. She holds a B.A. in Journalism, an M.S. in Public Relations, and a Ph.D. in Mass Communication from The... Read More →
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Dorothy Bland

Professor, University of North Texas
Dorothy M. Bland, Ph.D., is a journalism professor at the University of North Texas Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism. In 2019, she was honored as one of the top 35 women in higher education by Diverse Issues in Higher Education magazine. During her tenure as a journalism... Read More →

Jessalynn Strauss

Elon University

Eric Robinson

University of South Carolina

Carmen Maye

University of South Carolina
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Sandra Combs

Associate Professor, Arkansas State University
I'm an associate professor at Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, teaching journalism. I have taught journalism classes since 1997 after spending about 22 years as a full time journalists. I started as a general assignment reporter and later became a metropolitan editor, columnist... Read More →

Sheryl Johnson-Ross

Howard University
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Lillie Fears

Professor, Arkansas State University
Dr. Lillie Mae Fears is professor and chair of the Multimedia Journalism Program in the School of Media & Journalism at Arkansas State University, where her career has spanned three decades. She also serves as Faculty liaison for Diversity in the university’s Office of Diversity... Read More →
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Billy Glew

University of Salford
Lecturer in Film Production at University of Salford working in film and sound.
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Jay Alabaster

PhD Student, Arizona State University
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Karen Russell

Asst. Professor, Tennessee State University
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Elizabeth G. Rose, ABD

Adjunct - Communication, Regent University
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Tabethia Chiles

Adjunct Instructor, Regent University
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Laura Smith

Senior Instructor, University of South Carolina
Laura Smith is a senior instructor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at UofSC.  She has more than 30 years of broadcast industry and university-level teaching experience – specializing in Journalism and Mass Communications.  She teaches an array of classes focusing... Read More →

Thursday October 7, 2021 3:45pm - 4:45pm EDT
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