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.
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.
participating in AEJMC this year were:
Book, whose new book "Digital Television: DTV and the
Consumer" was introduced at AEJMC by Blackwell Publishing (formerly
Iowa State University Press).
who presented a paper co-authored with Richard Lutz of Florida on
consumer responses to six online advertising formats.
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."
Costello, who presented a paper co-authored with Barbara
Moore of Tennessee that examined online fandom and audience activity.
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.
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.
Hatcher, who attended as a member of the Religion and Media
Interest Group and has become an assistant editor of the group's
Makemson, who presented a research paper on the weapons of
character assassination, specifically the anti-Blaine political
cartoons during the 1884 presidential campaign.
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.
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