Communication Research Center (CRC)

Journal Articles, Book Chapters & Reviews

Recent and Forthcoming

Dodd, M. D., & Supa, D. W. (in press). Testing the viability of corporate social advocacy as a predictor of purchase intention. Communication Research Reports.

Groshek, J., & Al-Rawi, A. (in press). Anti-austerity in the Euro crisis: Modeling protest movements through online-mobile-social media use and content. International Journal of Communication.

Guo, L., & Vargo, C. (in press). The power of message networks: A big-data analysis of the Network Agenda Setting Model and issue ownership. Mass Communication and Society.

Halpern, D., & Katz, J. E. (publication pending). Can virtual museums motivate students? Towards a constructivist learning approach. Journal of Science Education and Technology.

Jaramillo, D. L. (forthcoming). Generation Kill: The Invasion of Iraq as seen on HBO. Douglas Cunningham and John Nelson (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to the War Film. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Jaramillo, D. L. (in press). Keep Big Government out of your Television Set: The Rhetoric of Self-Regulation before the Television Code. In Vicki Mayer, Miranda Banks, and Bridget Conor (Eds.), Production Studies, The Sequel!: Cultural Studies of Media Industries, vol. 2. New York: Routledge.

Katz, J. E., & Crocker, E. T. (publication pending). Selfies and photo messaging as visual conversation: Reports from the U.S., U.K., and China. International Journal of Communication.

Katz, J. E., Halpern, D., Crocker, E. T. (publication pending). In the company of robots: Views of acceptability of robots in social settings. Jane Vincent, Sakari Taipale, Bartolomeo Sapio, Leopoldina Fortunati & Giuseppe Lugano (Eds.), Social Robots from a Human Perspective. New York: Springer.

Lai, C. H. & Katz, J. E. (in press). Adaptation of collection action in a web of mixed-mode and networked environment: Meetup groups as an example of an ecological response. The Information Society.

Supa, D. W., & Dodd, M. D. (in press). Examining the impact of advertising vs. public relations in consumer engagement initiatives. Prism.

Supa, D. W., & Scanlon, J. (in press). An examination of university versus athletic home pages: Analyzing branding (and co-branding) through visual engagement and social media utilization. Journal of Integrated Marketing.

Tsay-Vogel, M., & Nabi, R. L. (in press). The power of positive action: Exploring the role of participatory behaviors through the lens of the tripartite model of media enjoyment. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media.

Tsay-Vogel, M., & Krakowiak, K. M. (in press). Effects of hedonic and eudaimonic motivations on media enjoyment through moral disengagement. Communication Research Reports.

Tsay-Vogel, M., & Sanders, M. S. (in press). Fandom and the search for meaning: Examining communal involvement with popular media beyond pleasure. Psychology of Popular Media Culture.

Lambert, C. A.. (2015). Digging for Victory Gardens. In R. Waters (Ed.), Public Relations in the Nonprofit Sector: Theory and Practice. New York City: Routledge.

Tsay-Vogel, M. (2015). Me versus them: Third-person effects among Facebook users. Advanced publication. New Media & Society.

Breuer, A., & Groshek, J. (2014). Online media and offline empowerment in democratic transition: Linking forms of Internet use with political attitudes and behaviors in post-rebellion Tunisia. Journal of Information Technology and Policy, 11(1), 25-44.

Breuer, A., & Groshek, J. (2014). Slacktivism or Efficiency-Increased Activism?  Online Political Participation and the Brazilian Ficha Limpa Anti-Corruption Campaign. In Y. Welp and A. Breuer (Eds.), Digital Opportunities for Democratic Governance in Latin America (pp. 165-182). Routledge.

Dodd, M. D., & Supa, D. W. (2014). Conceptualizing and measuring “corporate social advocacy”: Examining the impact on corporate financial performance. Public Relations Journal, 8(3).

Engelbert, J., & Groshek, J. (2014). Populism as PR: An International Perspective of Public Diplomacy Trends. In G. Golan, S. Yang, and D. Kinsey (Eds.), International Public Relations and Public Diplomacy: Communication and Engagement (pp. 331- 345). Peter Lang Publishing.

Groshek, J., & Bachman, I. (2014). A Latin Spring? Examining Digital Diffusion and Youth Bulges in Forecasting Political Change in Latin America. In Y. Welp and A. Breuer (Eds.), Digital Opportunities for Democratic Governance in Latin America (pp. 17-32). Routledge.

Groshek, J. (2014). Development Institutions. In W. Donsbach (Ed.), The Concise Encyclopedia of Communication. Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

Groshek, J., & Brookes, S. (2014). YouTube/OurTube/TheirTube: Official and Unofficial Online Campaign Advertising, Negativity, and Popularity. In J. A. Hendricks and D. Shill (Eds.), Presidential Campaigning and Social Media (pp. 140-153). Oxford University Press.

Guo, L., & Harlow, S. (2014). User-generated racism: An analysis of stereotypes of African Americans, Latinos and Asians in YouTube videos. Howard Journal of Communication, 25, 281-302.

Hartmann, T., Krakowiak, K. M., & Tsay-Vogel, M. (2014). How violent video games communicate violence: A literature review and content analysis of moral disengagement factors. Communication Monographs81(3), 310-332.

Jaramillo, D. L. (2014). Astrological TV: The creation and destruction of a genre. Communication, Culture, and Critique. Available online first.

Katz, J. E. (2014). Review of Technologies of freedom: On free speech in an electronic age by Ithiel de Sola Pool, Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. Information, Communication & Society. Published online October 8, 2014.

Krakowiak, K., M., & Tsay-Vogel, M. (2014). The dual role of morally ambiguous characters: Examining the effect of morality salience on narrative responses. Advanced publication. Human Communication Research.

Lambert, C. A. & Wu, H. D.. (2014). Traditional Journalism in Transition: Taiwan Media Professionals Construct New Work Roles. Asia Pacific Media Educator, 24 (2): 239-256.

Lambert, C. A. & Wu, H. D.. (2014). Influencing forces or mere interview sources? How key constituencies shaped health care media discourse. Health Marketing Quarterly, 31(4): 312-325.

Lee, S. K., & Katz, J. E. (2014). Disconnect: A case study of short-term voluntary mobile phone non-use. First Monday, 19(1).

Stacks, D. W., Wright, D. K., & Bowen, S. A. (2014). IBM’s Smarter Planet Initiative: Building a Moe Intelligent World, in Judy VanSlyke Turk, Jean Valin and John Paluszek (Eds.), Public Relations Case Studies From Around the World. New York: Peter Lang, pp. 3-20.

Supa, D. W. (2014). The academic inquiry of media relations as both a tactical and strategic function of media relations. Research Journal of the Institute for Public Relations. 1(1).

Supa, D. W. (2014). A qualitative examination of the impact of social media on media relations practice. Public Relations Journal, 8(2).

Tsay-Vogel, M., & Oliver, M. B. (2014). Is watching others self-disclose enjoyable? An examination of the effects of information delivery in entertainment media. Journal of Media Psychology, 26(3), 111-124.

Tsay-Vogel, M., & Schwartz, M. L. (2014). Theorizing parasocial interactions based on authenticity: The development of a media figure classification scheme. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 3(2), 66-78.

Valenzuela, S., Halpern, D., & Katz, J. E. (2014). Social network sites, marriage well-being and divorce: Survey and state-level evidence from the United States. Computers in Human Behavior, 36, 94-101.

Vigil, T. R. (2014). Feminine views in the feminine style: Convention speeches by presidential nominees’ spouses. Southern Communication Journal, 79(4), 327-346.

Vu, H. T., Guo, L., & McCombs, M. (2014). Exploring “the world outside and the pictures in our heads”: A network agenda setting study. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly.

Wright, D. K. (2014). Forging a New Frontier in Public Relations Research. Research Journal of the Institute for Public Relations, 1(1).

Wright, D. K., & Hinson, M. D. (2014). An Updated Examination of Social and Emerging Media Use in Public Relations Practice: A Longitudinal Analysis Between 2006 and 2014. Public Relations Journal, 8(2).

Wu, H. D., & Coleman, R. (2014). The affective effect on political judgment: Comparing the influences of candidate attributes and issue congruence. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 91(3), 530-543.

Zoch, L. M., Supa, D. W., & van Tuyll, D. R. (2014). The development of the image of public relations in the New York Times – 1904-1934. Public Relations Review, 40(4), 723-732.

Zoch, L. M., & Supa, D. W. (2014). Dictating the news: Understanding newsworthiness from the journalistic  perspective. Public Relations Journal, 8(1).

Downes, E. J. (2013). Power, New Media and Today’s Corporate Public Relations Professionals. In R. Gambetti & S. Quigley (ed.). Managing Corporate Communication: A Cross Cultural Approach. (pp. 213-229). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Groshek, J. and Al-Rawi, A. (2013). Public sentiment and critical framing in social media content during the 2012 U.S. presidential campaign. Social Science Computer Review, 31(5), 563-576.

Groshek, J., & Clough Groshek, M. K. (2013). Agenda trending: Reciprocity and the predictive capacity of social networking sites in intermedia agenda setting across topics over time. Media and Communication, 1(1).

Groshek, J., & Dimitrova, D. (2013). A cross section of political involvement, partisanship and online media in middle America during the 2008 presidential campaign. Atlantic Journal of Communication, 21(2), 108-124.

Jaramillo, D. L. (2013).  Rescuing Television from ‘The Cinematic': The Perils of Dismissing Television Style.  In J. Jacobs and S. Peacock (ed.), Television Aesthetics and Style (pp. 67-75).  London: Bloomsbury.

Jaramillo, D. L. (2013). Narcocorridos and Newbie Drug Dealers: The Changing Image of the Mexican Narco on US Television. Ethnic and Racial Studies. Published online before print, 17 January 2013. DOI:10.1080/01419870.2012.758862. Article can be found on Ethnic and Racial Studies site.

Jaramillo, D. L. (2013). AMC: Stumbling toward a New Television Canon. Television and New Media 14(2): 167-183.

Krakowiak, K. M., & Tsay-Vogel, M. (2013). What makes characters’ bad behaviors acceptable? The effects of character motivation and outcome on perceptions, character liking, and moral disengagement. Mass Communication and Society, 16(2), 179-199.

Shouse, E., & Oppliger, P. A. (2013).  Sarah is Magic: The (post-gendered?) comedy of  Sarah Silverman.  Comedy Studies 3(2), 201-216.

Tsay, M. (2013). Managing competing group norms. In R. Verderber, K. Verderber, & D. Sellnow (Ed. 14), Communicate! (pp. 204-205). Boston, MA: Wadsworth Cengage.

Vigil, T. R. (2013). George W. Bush’s First Three Inaugural Addresses: Testing the Utility of the Inaugural Genre. Southern Communication Journal 78(5): 427-446.

Aronowitz, T., Lambert, C. A. & Davidoff, S. (2012). The role of rape myth acceptance in the social norms regarding sexual behavior among college students. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 29, 172-182.

Jaramillo, D. L. (2012). 9/11 as Real Estate Tragedy: Selling New York and the Future of the Financial District. Critical Studies in Television: An International Journal of Television Studies 7(1): 79-98.

Kim, S., Shanahan, J., & Choi, D. (2012). TV news framing supports societal poverty solutions. Newspaper Research Journal, 33(1): 101-112.

Lambert, C. A. & White, C. (2012). Feminization of the film? Occupational roles of public relations characters in movies. PR Journal, 6(4).

Tsay, M., & Bodine, B. (2012). Exploring the multidimensional nature of parasocial interactions: Do personality, interpersonal need, and television motive predict our relationships with media characters? Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 1(3), 185-200.

Hart, P., Nisbet, E. & Shanahan, J. (2011). ‘Environmental Values and the Social Amplification of Risk: An Examination of How Environmental Values and Media Use Influence Predispositions for Public Engagement in Wildlife Management Decision Making’, Society & Natural Resources, 24(3): 276 – 291.

Hudacek D., Kuruvilla S., Kim N., Semrau K., Thea D., Qazi, S., Pleasant, A., Shanahan, J. (2011) Analyzing Media Coverage of the Global Fund Diseases Compared with Lower Funded Diseases (Childhood Pneumonia, Diarrhea and Measles). PLoS ONE 6(6): e20438. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0020438.

Lambert, C. A. (2011). Cinema spin: Exploring film depictions of public relations practitioners. Communication Teacher, 25(4), 205-211.

Lambert, C. A. (2011). Seeking out citizen journalists: Media beyond the mainstream. In S. Goldstein (Ed.), PR News’ Media Training Guidebook. (pp. 178-180). Rockville, MD: PR News Press.

Kim, S. H., Scheufele, D., Shanahan, J. & Choi, D. H. (2011). Deliberation in spite of controversy? News Media and the Public’s Evaluation of a Controversial Issue in South Korea. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 88(2): 320-336.

Krakowiak, K. M., & Tsay, M. (2011). The role of moral disengagement in the enjoyment of real and fictional characters. International Journal of Arts and Technology, 4(1), 90-101.

Tsay, M., & Krakowiak, K. M. (2011). The impact of perceived similarity and identification on moral disengagement. International Journal of Arts and Technology, 4(1), 102-110.

Coleman, R., & Wu, H. D. (2010). Proposing emotion as a dimension of affective agenda setting: Separating affect into two components and comparing their second-level effects. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 87(2), 315-327.

Dudo, A., Brossard, D., Shanahan, J., Scheufele, D. A., Morgan, M., & Signorielli, N. (2010). Science on television in the 21st century: Recent trends in portrayals and their contributions to public attitudes toward science. Communication Research, published 14 December 2010, 10.1177/0093650210384988 (online first).

Elasmar, M. (2010) Book review: Tilo Hartmann (ed.), “Media Choice: A Theoretical and Empirical Overview.” European Journal of Communication, 25: 296-298.

Goidel, K., Procopio, S., Terrell, D., & Wu, H. D. (2010). Sources of economic news and economic expectations. American Politics Research, 38: 1-19.

Jaramillo, D. (2010). It’s Not All Talk: Editing and Storytelling in As The World Turns. In The Survival of Soap Opera: Strategies for a New Media Era. Jackson, MS: The University Press of Mississippi. Also, see discussion about the book at the blog Confessions of an Aca-Fan.

Morgan, M. & Shanahan, J. (2010). The State of Cultivation. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 54(2): 337-355.

Tsay, M. (2010). Review of Makeover TV: Selfhood, citizenship, and celebrity by Brenda R. Weber. Journal of Communication, 60(4), E27-28.

Tsay, M. (2010). Managing competing group norms. In R. Verderber, K. Verderber, & D. Sellnow. Communicate! (pp. 211-212). Boston, MA: Wadsworth Cengage.

Tsay, M., & Brady, M. (2010). A case study of cooperative learning and communication pedagogy: Does working in teams make a difference? Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 10(2), 78-89.

Wu, H. D., & Dahmen, N. S. (2010). Web sponsorship and campaign effects: Assessing the difference between positive and negative Web sites. Journal of Political Marketing, 9(4): 1-16.

Dill, R., & Wu, H. D. (2009). Coverage of Katrina in local, regional, national newspapers. Newspaper Research Journal, 30(1), 6-20.

Elasmar, M.G. (2009). The Need for Theory and its Role in Understanding International Public Opinion about People Belonging to Other Religions. In A. MacDonald-Radcliff and R. Schatz (Eds.). Annual Dialogue Report on Religion and Values. Zurich, Switzerland: InnoVatio.

Lambert, C. A. (2009). Engage and inspire employees with diversity awareness events. In I. Dorbian (Ed.), Employee Communications Guidebook: The blueprint for internal PR strategies and tactics (Vol. 1, pp. 146-149). Rockville, MD: Access Intelligence.

Shin, Yong Jun. (2009). Understanding Spatial Differentiation of Social Interaction: Suggesting a Conceptual Framework for Spatial Mediation. Communication Theory, 19(4): 423-444.

Siemer, W., Hart, P. Decker, D. & Shanahan, J. (2009). Factors that Influence Concern About Human-Black Bear Interactions in Residential Settings.Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 14(3):185-197.

Wu, H. D., & Coleman, R. (2009). Advancing agenda-setting theory: The comparative strength and new contingent conditions of the two levels of agenda-setting effects. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 86(4), 775-789.

Downes, E. J. (2008). “Hacks, Flacks, and Spin Doctors Meet the Media: An Examination of the Congressional Press Secretary as a (Potential) Public Relations Professional.” In M. Lee (ed.). Government Public Relations: A Reader (pp. 115-135). Milwaukee: Taylor & Francis.

Wu, H. D., & Izard, R. (2008). Representing the total community: Relationships between Asian American staff and Asian American coverage in nine U.S. newspapers. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, 85(1), 99-112.