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May 9, 2017

In the Media

Below is a selection of media mentions featuring NCA members. To see more news about your colleagues, visit the NCA Press Room.

Kara Alaimo, Hofstra University, wrote an article for CNN about Bill O’Reilly and Fox News. Alaimo also wrote an article for the Omaha World-Herald about crisis management.

William Benoit, Ohio University, was quoted in a New York Times article about injecting activism into advertising.

Jennifer Bevan, Chapman University, was featured on Inside Higher Ed’s Academic Minute about romantic jealousy in the digital age.

Leah Ceccarelli, University of Washington, wrote an article for The Conversation about using rhetoric to defend science.

Elizabeth Cohen, West Virginia University, wrote an article for The Conversation about the positive side of TV bingeing. Cohen was also quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article about fake news on Facebook.

Aaron Duncan, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was quoted in an Omaha World-Herald article about fake news.

Cara Finnegan, University of Illinois, was featured in a BBC article about Melania Trump’s official portrait.

Myra Gutin, Rider University, was quoted in a Washington Post an article about Melania Trump.

Kathleen Hall Jamieson, University of Pennsylvania, was quoted in an article about the pitfalls of using imprecise language to communicate scientific research.

Robin E. Jensen, The University of Utah, was featured in a Science of Us article about women trying to conceive.

Matthew Lapierre, University of Arizona, was quoted in a Chicago Tribune article about smartphone use and relationships.

Edward Schiappa, MIT, was quoted in a Quartz article about Donald Trump’s speaking style.

Andrew Spieldenner, Hofstra University, contributed articles to about leadership in the HIV community and a reflection on 2016 HIV advocacy and community.  

Stacy Tye-Williams, Iowa State University, and Kathleen Krone, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, were featured in a Business News Daily article for their research on workplace bullying.


New Books

Brigitta R. Brunner (editor), The Moral Compass of Public Relations, Routledge, 9781138121546.



LaKesha N. Anderson, National Communication Association and Johns Hopkins University's Advanced Academic Program in Communication (AAP), recently received the Alumni Hall of Fame Award at East Tennessee State University. Anderson also received the 2016-17 Faculty of the Year Award from Johns Hopkins University's AAP Program. 

Kate Magsamen-Conrad, Bowling Green State University, has received a grant for the project, Standing Together Against Sexual Violence and Misconduct: The development and testing of an interpersonally delivered curriculum that actively Involves College Students.