Political Communication, Ethics and Law
Explore issues of how public opinion and communication practice are shaped through traditional and interactive media, laws, policies, and ethical codes.
Distinguished Faculty Include:
- Clay Calvert, Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication
- Linda Childers Hon, director, Public Relations and Social Advocacy Project
- Spiro Kiousis, executive associate dean and professor of Public Relations
- Jasmine McNealy, assistant professor, Department of Telecommunication
- David Ostroff, chair, Department of Telecommunication
- Ronald Rogers, associate professor, Department of Journalism
- Wayne Wanta, professor, Department of Journalism
Recent Publications and Papers
- Alkazemi, M. F., & Wanta, W. (2015). Kuwaiti political cartoons during the Arab Spring: Agenda setting and self-censorship. Journalism, 16(5), 630-653.
- Calvert, C. (2014). Content-Based Confusion and Panhandling: Muddling a Weathered First Amendment Doctrine Takes Its Toll on Society’s Less Fortunate. JL & Pub. Int., 18, 249.
- Hon, L. (2015). Digital Social Advocacy in the Justice for Trayvon Campaign.Journal of Public Relations Research, 27(4), 299-321.
- McDevitt, M., & Kiousis, S. (2015). Active Political Parenting: Youth Contributions During Election Campaigns*. Social Science Quarterly, 96(1), 19-33.