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TTU CoMC Finds Success At AEJMC Midwinter Conference

College of Media & Communication

February 20, 2017

College of Media & Communication faculty and graduate students will feature prominently at the upcoming AEJMC Midwinter Conference to be held at the University of Oklahoma, March 3-4.

In addition to numerous presentations across a variety of sessions and divisions, a team of doctoral students including Derrick Holland, Travis Loof, and Amber Krause were honored with a Top Paper Abstract award from the Communication Technology Division.


  • Jessica Foumena & Oluseyi Adegbola. What has changed? An analysis of the New York Times' coverage of Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Presidential Election.
  • Sherice Gearhart, Ph.D., & Oluseyi Adegbola. Hydraulic fracturing on U.S. cable news.
  • Nicole Brown. Situational communication apprehension, avoidance and willingness to communicate with those experiencing homelessness.
  • Sherice Gearhart, Ph.D., & Oluseyi Adegbola. Commenting on news stories via social media.
  • Derrick Holland, Travis Loof, & Amber Krause. Short-circuited: An analysis of source credibility and artificial intelligence. TOP PAPER ABSTRACT, Communication Technology Division.


  • Alexander Moe & Sadia Cheema. Applying meta-analysis in mass communication research


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