Faculty Kudos - Week of May 5, 2014

Myiah Hutchens be presenting five papers at the ICA conference May 22-26 in Seatlle. The papers are:

Hutchens, M. J., Hmielowski, J. D., & Beam, M. A. (May, 2014). Reinforcing spirals of political discussion and attitude polarization. Presented to the Political Communication Division of the International Communication Association Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.

Hutchens, M. J., Eveland, W. P. Jr., & Morey, A. C. (May, 2014). Dissecting heterogeneity in political discussion networks: The critical role of discussion with people holding extreme views. Presented to the Political Communication Division of the International Communication Association Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.

Hutchens, M. J., PytlikZillig, L. M., Muhlberger, P., Tomkins, A. J., Anderson, R. A., Walther, J. C., & Gonzalez., F. J. (May, 2014). Message or process? Learning about nanotechnology through engaged deliberation. Presented to the Information Systems Division of the International Communication Association Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.

Hmielowski, J. D., Pinkleton, B. E., Hutchens, M. J., & Beam, M. A. (May, 2014). A spiral of skepticism or cynicism? The relationship of citizens’ involvement with public affairs information to their skepticism, cynicism and political knowledge.  Presented to the Political Communication Division of the International Communication Association Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.

Hmielowski, J. D., Beam, M.A., & Hutchens, M. J. (May, 2014). Structural changes in media and attitude polarization: Examining the contributions of TV news before and after the Telecommunication Act of 1996. Presented to the Mass Communication Division of the International Communication Association Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.

Michael McKisson participated in a panel about alternative and non-traditional journalism at the Greater Tucson Leadership’s media day May 9. The co-panelists included Dylan Smith of the TucsonSentinel.com, Gina Murphy-Darling of Mrs. Green’s World and Dan Gibson of The Tucson Weekly. 

Mort Rosenblum was interviewed for a “Marketplace” story on NPR on the question, “Why green olives come in jars, but black ones come in cans.” Rosenblum is the author of The Olive: Life and Lore of a Noble Fruit." Listen to the story.

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