Presented papers

“Reading the Truth-O-Meter: The influence of partisanship in interpreting the fact-check.” David Wise, Megan Duncan, Thomas Jaime, David Coppini, & Young Mie Kim. Submitted to AEJMC 2013.

“Hit ’em hard! Political Partisans and Negative Attacks” David Coppini, Bryan McLaughlin, Catasha Davis and Doug McLeod Presented at AEJMC 2013, Washington DC.

“Revisiting and Expanding Gain Versus Loss Framing” Keith J. Zukas, Carroll University; Joshua D. Villanuev, University of  Wisconsin – Madison; Zander Miller, University of Wisconsin – Madison. MAPOR 2013.

“Changing the Conversation: Sex Scandals and Candidate Image Repair Strategies” David Wise, Keith Zuka, Michael Mirer and Leticia Bode. Presented at MAPOR 2012, Chicago.

“Hypocrisy’s Reach: The Impact of Political Scandal on Politician Evaluations, Journalist Evaluations, and the Perceived Third-Person Effect” D. Jasun Carr, Catasha Davis, David Coppini, David Wise, & Bryan McLaughlin.

“It’s Who You Don’t Know: Online Social Influence on Youtube” Matthew Barnidge, ByungGu Lee, Stephanie Jean Tsang, & D. Jasun Carr. Submitted to AEJMC, 2013, Washington D.C.

“Cynics and Skeptics: Evaluating the Credibility of Mainstream and Alternative Journalism in an Adult Sample” D. Jasun Carr, Matthew Barnidge, ByungGu Lee, & Stephanie Jean Tsang. Submitted to MAPOR, 2012, Chicago.

“Cynics and Skeptics: Evaluating the Credibility of Mainstream and Alternative Journalism.” D. Jasun Carr, Matthew Barnidge, ByungGu Lee, Stephanie Jean Tsang, & Joshua Villanueva. Submitted to AEJMC, 2012, Chicago.

“Uncertain Future: Media Influence and the Republican Party” Bryan McLaughlin, Catasha Davis, Mallory Perryman & Kwansik Mun. Submitted to AEJMC 2013

“He Said, She Said: The Effects of Gender on Political Attack Ads” Bryan McLaughlin, Catasha Davis, Sandra Knisely, David Coppini & Young Mie Kim. Presented at AEJ, 2012

“Framing Policy Debates: Issue Dualism, Journalistic Frames, and Opinions on Controversial Policy Issues,” Nam-Jin Lee, Douglas M. McLeod and Dhavan Shah, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (Communication Theory and Methodology), Washington DC, August 9-12.

“Frames and Opinion in the Blogosphere: Testing Attitude Constraint in Political Blog Readers.” Aaron Veenstra, Rosalyna Wijaya, Emily Acosta, & Muzammil Hussain. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (Communication Technology), Washington DC, August 9-12.

“Media Effects on Deliberative Processing: Frames, Congruence and Emotion,” Rosanne M. Scholl, Raymond J. Pingree, Melissa R. Gotlieb, Emily Vraga, Ming Wang and Dhavan Shah, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (Communication Theory and Methodology), Washington DC, August 9-12.

“Ethical and Strategic Messages: Frames and Learning in a Mixed Media Context,” Aaron Veenstra, Ben Sayre, Dhavan V. Shah and Douglas McLeod, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (Communication Technology), San Francisco, August 1-5, 2006.

“Framed Video Processing and the Spread of Activation: Implications for Deliberative Reasoning,” Rosanne Scholl, Raymond Pingree, Melissa R. Gotlieb, Aaron S. Veenstra, and Dhavan V. Shah, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (Communication Theory and Methodology), San Francisco, August 1-5, 2006.

“The Influence of Post-debate Commentary on Candidate Evaluations: Examining “Hydraulic” Media Effects,” Hyunseo Hwang, Sun-Young Lee, Douglas McLeod, and Dhavan V. Shah, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (Communication Theory and Methodology), San Francisco, August 1-5, 2006.

“Constructing Contentiousness: Presidential Debate Modality and Political Talk,” Dhavan V. Shah, Jaeho Cho, Seungahn Nah, and Dominique Brossard, International Communication Association (Political Communication), Dresden, June 19-23, 2006.

“Priming Embryonic Stem Cell Research: The Role of Involvement in Priming Effects on Attitudes and Behavioral Intentions Towards Embryonic Stem Cell Research.” Doshik Yun, Seungahn Nah, & Douglas M. McLeod, Paper presented to the American Association for Public Opinion Research. Montreal, QB, Canada, May 2006.

“Rethinking Voter Rationality: Presidential Debates and Voter-candidate Issue Alignment,” Nam-Jin Lee, Christopher C. Long, Seungmin Shin, Seung-Hyun Lee, and Dhavan V. Shah, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (Mass Communication Theory and Society), San Antonio, TX, August 10-13, 2005.

“My Friend’s Enemy: How Split-Screen Debate Coverage Influences Evaluation Of Presidential Debates.” Dietram A. Scheufele, Eunkyung Kim, & Dominique Brossard. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (Communication Theory & Methodology), San Antonio, TX, August 10-13, 2005.

“Political Talk and Social Tolerance,” Hernando Rojas, Rosanne Scholl, Lucy Atkinson, Seungahn Nah, Alexandra Vilela, Seung-Hyun Lee, Heejo Keum, Douglas M. McLeod, & Dhavan V. Shah, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (Communication Theory and Methodology), San Antonio, TX, August 10-13, 2005.

“Constructing Contentiousness: Presidential Debate Modality, Political Talk, and Judgments of News Credibility,” Dhavan V. Shah, Jaeho Cho, Seungahn Nah, and Dominique Brossard, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (Communication Theory and Methodology), San Antonio, TX, August 10-13, 2005.

“Presidential Debate Viewing and Post-Debate News Analysis: Effects of Reflective Activation and Reflective Priming on Voting Intentions.” Hyunseo Hwang, Seungahn Nah, Melissa Gotlieb, & Douglas M. McLeod, Paper presented to the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, San Antonio, TX, August 10-13 2005.

“Framing and Cue Convergence: Moderating Roles of Political Knowledge and Partisanship.” Nam-jin Lee, Lucy Atkinson, & Douglas M. McLeod, Paper presented to the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, San Antonio, TX, August 10-13 2005.

“News Framing, Political Predispositions, and Emotional Reactions: Examining Effects on Cognitive Complexity,” Dhavan V. Shah, Jaeho Cho, Seungahn Nah, Hyunseo Hwang, Hernando Rojas, Eunkyung Kim, and Seungmin Shin, International Communication Association (Political Communication), New York, May 26-30, 2005.

“Ideology, Issues, and Limited Information: Implications for Voting Behavior,” Michael P. Boyle, Michael G. Schmierbach, and Douglas M. McLeod. International Communication Association, New York, NY, May 26-30, 2005.

“Cue Convergence and Frame Amplification: Linking Portrayals of Arabs to Social Intolerance and Minority Disempowerment,” Dhavan V. Shah, Homero Gil de Zuniga, Jaeho Cho, and Doug McLeod, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (Communication Theory and Methodology), Toronto, ON, August 4-7, 2004.

“Civic Attachment in the Aftermath of September 11.” Michael G. Schmierbach, Michael P. Boyle, & Douglas M. McLeod Paper presented to the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Toronto, ON, Canada. August 4-7, 2004.

“Discussion and Participation in the Wake of 9/11: Panel Analysis of Lagged and Concurrent Relationships,” Hernando Rojas, So-Hyang Yoon, and Dhavan Shah International Communication Association (Political Communication), New Orleans, May 27–31, 2004.

“Expressive Responses to News Stories About Extremist Groups: A Framing Experiment,” Michael P. Boyle, Michael Schmierbach, Cory L. Armstrong, Jaeho Cho, Michael R. McCluskey, Douglas M. McLeod, and Dhavan V. Shah, International Communication Association (Political Communication), New Orleans, May 27–31, 2004.

“News Framing of Civic Liberties Restrictions: Conditional Effects on Security Concerns and Tolerance Judgments,” Heejo Keum, Elliott Hillback, Hernando Rojas, Tom Hove, Homero Gil de Zuniga, Mark Heather, Joshua Hawkins, Dhavan V. Shah, and Douglas M. McLeod. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (Communication Theory and Methodology), Kansas City, MO, July 30–August 2, 2003.

“Discussion_Media@Trust.Community: The Effects of Interpersonal Communication Networks and Media Use on Trust,” Seung-Ahn Nah, Sameer Deshpande, Michael McCluskey, Elliott Hillback, Zhongdang Pan, Dhavan V. Shah, and Douglas M. McLeod, American Association of Public Opinion Research, Nashville, May 15-18, 2003.

“Political Discussion Networks and Political Engagement: Talk the Walk or Walk the Talk?” Hernando Rojas, So-Hyang Yoon, Seung-Ahn Nah, Dhavan V. Shah, Douglas M. McLeod, and Zhongdang Pan, Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research, Chicago, November 22-23, 2002.

“Conceptualizing Trust: Its Causes, Components and Consequences,” Seung-Ahn Nah, Sameer Deshpande, Michael McCluskey, Elliott Hillback, Zhongdang Pan, Dhavan V. Shah, and Douglas M. McLeod, Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research, Chicago, November 22-23, 2002.

“Information Seeking and Emotional Reactions to the September 11 Terrorist Attacks,” Michael P. Boyle, Michael Schmierbach, Cory L. Armstrong, Zhongdang Pan, Dhavan V. Shah, and Douglas M. McLeod, Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research, Chicago, November 22-23, 2002.

“Media Influences on Normative Expectations of Citizen Efficacy and Effects on Political Participation,” Michael R. McCluskey, Sameer Deshpande, Hye Lim Yoo, Dhavan V. Shah, and Douglas M. McLeod, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (Communication Theory and Methodology), Miami, August 7-10, 2002.

“Media, Terrorism, and Emotionality: Affective Dimensions of News Content and Effects After September 11,” Jaeho Cho, Michael P. Boyle, Heejo Keum, Mark Shevy, Douglas M. McLeod and Dhavan V. Shah, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (Radio-Television Journalism), Miami, August 7-10, 2002.

“New Paths to Political Participation: A Comparative Analysis of Effects of Interpersonal Communication Networks and Media Use on Offline and Online Political Participation.,” Seungahn Nah & Hernando Rojas, World Association of Public Opinion Research. St. Petersburg, Florida, May 14-16, 2002.