Faculty members
active at AEJMC


Ten faculty members in the School of Communications participated in the 2004 convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) from Aug. 3-7 in Toronto, Canada.

Videos produced and narrated by Elon professors Ray Johnson and Don Grady were the centerpiece at an AEJMC session honoring the Journalism Teacher of the Year and Administrator of the Year recipients.

Elon faculty participating in AEJMC this year were:

Connie Book, whose new book "Digital Television: DTV and the Consumer" was introduced at AEJMC by Blackwell Publishing (formerly Iowa State University Press).

Kelli Burns, who presented a paper co-authored with Richard Lutz of Florida on consumer responses to six online advertising formats.

David Copeland, who presented a paper in a myth and media history session on setting the record straight on the colonial press. Copeland also moderated the research session "Images, Criticism and Reporting from the 19th Century."

Vic Costello, who presented a paper co-authored with Barbara Moore of Tennessee that examined online fandom and audience activity.

Don Grady, who helped lead a half-day workshop on assessment. Grady also coordinated the video showings at the Teacher and Administrator of the Year session.

Brad Hamm, who participated in a panel discussion on media coverage of immigration and also moderated a History Division research session on legacies of World War II.

Anthony Hatcher, who attended as a member of the Religion and Media Interest Group and has become an assistant editor of the group's newsletter.

Harlen Makemson, who presented a research paper on the weapons of character assassination, specifically the anti-Blaine political cartoons during the 1884 presidential campaign.

Paul Parsons, who helped lead a half-day workshop on assessment, led a session for teaching chairs of AEJMC divisions and interest groups, and introduced the Administrator of the Year award.

Frances Ward-Johnson, who served as discussant in the research session "Let's Talk about Race: News, Health and Community." Ward-Johnson also moderated a teaching session on instituting diversity in the curriculum.



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