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Four UFCJC Faculty and Two Doctoral Students Contribute to Research Handbook on AI and Communication

Four University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) faculty and two doctoral students are included in the Research Handbook on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Communication edited by Seungahn Nah, Dianne Snedaker Chair in Media Trust and research director of the UF’s Consortium on Trust in Media and Technology. The book is scheduled to be published in Nov. 2023.

UFCJC chapter contributors include:

  • Jay Hmielowski, Public Relations associate professor, with Alex Kirkpatrick and Amanda Boyd: “Fearing the Future: Examining the Conditional Indirect Correlation of Attention to Artificial Intelligence News on Artificial Intelligence Attitudes.”
  • Jasmine McNealy, Media Production, Management, and Technology (MPMT) associate professor: “Design + Power: Policy for the Ecology of Influence.”
  • Seungahn Nah: “Introduction,” “A Systematic Review of Scholarship in AI and Communication Research (1990-2022)” (with Sumita Louis), “A Systematic Review of Scholarship on Metaverse” (with Jun Luo and Sumita Louis), and “AI Bias, News Framing and Mixed-Methods Approach” (with Jun Luo and Jungseock Joo).
  • Kun Xu, MPMT assistant professor in emerging media and doctoral students Xiaobei Chen and Fanjue Liu, with Matthew Lombard: “The Media Are Social Actors Paradigm and Beyond: Theory, Evidence and Future Research.”

The handbook is intended to make an insightful contribution to the emerging field of studies on communication of, by and with AI. The handbook brings together state-of-the-art research from over 50 leading international scholars across various fields to provide a comprehensive overview of the complex intersections between AI and communication.

Posted: November 21, 2023
Category: AI at CJC News, College News, Trust News
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