Visiting Leeds University and Jay G. Blumler

I had a short but pleasant visit to the School of Media and Communication at the University of Leeds that provided me an opportunity to catch up with new and old colleagues. The School has made some brilliant new hires, such as Christopher Anderson. Chris is finishing his first year at Leeds with a new … Continue reading Visiting Leeds University and Jay G. Blumler

ICA Award for Applied Research Went to …

Since 1992, Peter Clarke, my former dean at USC, and Susan Evans, a Research Scientist at the Annenberg School for Communication, have been conducting a systematic program of applied research to bring massive quantities of healthy food onto the plates of hungry and malnourished adults and children. Their work is evidence-based throughout, and is exemplary of … Continue reading ICA Award for Applied Research Went to …

The Study of Power Shifts Tied to Communication and Information Technologies

I finally completed an abstract for my talk at the forthcoming conference of the International Communication Association (ICA). It will be the 66th Annual Conference, this one to be held in Fukuoka, Japan, from 9-13 June 2016. The conference theme is 'Communicating with Power', so I chose to speak about my career long interest in … Continue reading The Study of Power Shifts Tied to Communication and Information Technologies

ICA Fellow Award at 2015 Annual Meeting

I was very fortunate to have been selected as an ICA Fellow at the 2015 ICA Meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico. I was among wonderful and international company, including Lance Bennett, Noshir Contractor, Hans Mathias Kepplinger, Hak-­Soo Kim, Malcolm R. Parks, and Steven R. Wilson. The College of Communication Arts & Sciences at MSU put together a terrific blog about the … Continue reading ICA Fellow Award at 2015 Annual Meeting

Honoring Mark Levy: A Special Session at ICA 2015

ICA 2015, Jan Juan, Puerto Rico Colleagues Remember Mark R. Levy Sat, May 23, 18:00 to 19:15, Caribe Hilton, Salon Del Mar Sponsored by: The Journal of Communication Michigan State University College of Communication Arts and Sciences Nanyang Technological University Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information University of Maryland Department of Communication University … Continue reading Honoring Mark Levy: A Special Session at ICA 2015

ICA Award Nominations for Communication and Technology Division (CAT)

Please take some time to consider this last call for nominations to the Communication and Technology (CAT) Awards Committee for three different awards. CAT is a division of the International Communication Association (ICA): First, we request nominations for the Frederick Williams Prize for Contributions to the Study of Communication Technology. Send nominations by 2 March … Continue reading ICA Award Nominations for Communication and Technology Division (CAT)