UFCJC Faculty and Students to Present at International Communication Association Conference
University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) faculty and doctoral students will be participating in 46 sessions at the 2023 International Communication Association (ICA) conference, being held May 25-29, 2023, in Toronto. ICA is one of the premier academic conferences for communication scholars.
Research awards for UFCJC faculty include:
- Journalism Assistant Professor Rachel Grant, whose research was selected as Top ICA Article in the Ethnicity and Race in Communication Division for “Selling Breonna: Twitter Responses to Breonna Taylor on the Covers of O, The Oprah Magazine and Vanity Fair.”
- Journalism Assistant Professor Celeste Wagner, who won Best Dissertation Award in the Global Communication and Social Change Division for “Responding to Media Coverage of Gender-Based Violence in Argentina and the United States: A Mixed Methods Study of the Intersecting Roles of Gender, Class, and Racialized Ethnicity Among General and Activist Publics.”
Some of the research being presented includes:
- Human-Machine Communication: Authenticity in Communicating With Machines
- When Trust in AI Mediates: AI News Use, Public Discussion, and Civic Participation
- Social-Mediatization of News: Normative Logic and Market Logic
- What Can AI Do for Democracy? Community Storytelling Network, AI Technologies, and Civic Participation
- Mediated Sports: Sacrifice of Authenticity?
- More Is Not Necessarily Merrier: The Moderating Tole of Loneliness in the Effects of Bandwagon Cues on Audience’s Perception of the Streaming Experience
- Using Primary Motivational Aspects of GMO Foods to Shift Attitudes
- Seeing Red (and Blue): Partisan Identity, Emotions, and Selective Exposure
- The Reception of Fact-Checking: Opening the Black Box of Information Consumption
- Gaming the Algorithm: Examining Creators’ Sense of Self-Authenticity, Desire for Fame and Algorithm Gaming Behaviors
- From Representation to Reality: Media’s Cultivation of Attitudes towards Transracial Adoption
- Let the Dead Talk: How Deepfake Resurrection Narratives Influence Audience Response in Prosocial Contexts
- Fake It ‘Til You Make It: Linking Behaviors of Untrustworthy News Websites
For a complete list of presentations, visit here.
ICA is an international association with more than 5,000 members in over 80 countries, aiming to advance the scholarly study of communication by encouraging and facilitating excellence in academic research worldwide.