The Multimedia Narrative

Opening Session

  • Rosental Calmon Alves, professor, Knight Chair in Journalism and UNESCO Chair in Communication, School of Journalism, University of Texas at Austin - Symposium Chair

  • Glenn Frankel, director and professor at the School of Journalism, University of Texas at Austin

  • Amy Schmitz Weiss, associate professor, San Diego State University - Symposium Research Chair

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Disruption and Innovation: News organizations strategies for the new media ecosystem

Chair: Neil Chase, consultant (formerly with, and Federated Media

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Research Panel: Not Your Typical News Audience – Anymore

Chair and discussant: C.W. Anderson, assistant professor of Media Culture, CUNY

  • Researching On The New Relationship Between Audiences And Journalism: A Methodological Toolkit

    Irene Serrano Vazquez, Concordia University, Canada

  • Read, Not Dead: A Case Study of #Redanddead Viral News Spread

    Geoffrey Michael Graybeal, University of Hartford, Jiran Hou, University of Georgia, and Carmen Hernández-Ojeda, University of Hartford

  • Soliciting Reciprocity Socializing, Communality, and Other Motivations for Linking on Twitter

    Avery E Holton, Kanghui Baek, Mark Coddington, and Carolyn Yaschur, University of Texas at Austin

  • 40 Million Page Views is Not Enough: An Examination of the Christian Science Monitor's Evolution from SEO to Engagement

    Jonathan Groves, Drury University, and Carrie Brown-Smith, University of Memphis

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Social Media, Journalism and the Urgent Case for Media Literacy

Chair: Robert Quigley, senior lecturer, School of Journalism, UT Austin

  • Keynote speaker: Andy Carvin, senior strategist, social media desk, NPR

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Responsive Design and Other Trends in Digital Platforms Architecture and Design

Chair and presenter: Roger Black, principal, Roger Black Studio Inc., New York

  • Trei Brundrett, vice president product & technology, Vox Media (SB Nation, The Verge & Polygon)

  • Michael Donohoe, product engineering director, Quartz, former senior product engineer at The New York Times

  • Miranda Mulligan, executive director, Northwestern University Knight Lab, former design director for digital at The Boston Globe

  • Travis Swicegood, director of Technology, Texas Tribune

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Research Panel: The News Business: Behind the Scenes in the Newsroom

Chair and discussant: Amy Schmitz Weiss, assistant professor, San Diego State University

  • iPerceive: Platform Priorities And Workplace Innovation In America's Consumer Magazine Industry

    Elizabeth Hendrickson, Vandana Singh, and Caroline Redmond, University of Tennessee-Knoxville

  • Excellence in Journalistic Use of Social Media Through the Eyes of Social Media Editors

    David A. Craig and Mohammad Yousuf, University of Oklahoma

  • Interactives of Olympic Proportions: The Diffusion of Data Journalism at The New York Times

    Cindy Royal, Texas State University - San Marcos

  • The "Status" of News: Implementation of Networked Technologies In Television News Organizations

    Tamar Ashuri, Tel-Aviv University, Israel and Atara Frenkel-Faran, Sapir Academic College, Israel

  • The Scion of Public Journalism: Case Study Evidence of a Link between Civic and Social Journalism and the Potential for an Atomized Public Sphere

    Mark A. Poepsel, Loyola University New Orleans

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The Post-Industrial Present

Chair: Joshua Benton, director, Harvard's NiemanLab

  • Keynote speaker: Emily Bell, director, director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University, former director of digital content for The Guardian (London, UK)

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Going Mobile: Challenges and Opportunities for Journalists and News Organizations in the Mobile Revolution

Chair: Mindy McAdams, professor & Knight Chair, University of Florida

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Research Panel: Beyond Content, Beyond Audience Measurement

Chair and discussant: Homero Gil De Zuñiga, assistant professor, School of Journalism, University of Texas at Austin

  • Website Features of the Top 100 Circulation U.S. Newspapers

    Heather Heater, Anita Ford, Jeremy Lyons, Brad Beckwith, Kris Miller, and Robert Bergland, Missouri Western State University

  • Sharing' The News On Facebook: Exploring The Differences Between News-Sharers And Non-Sharers On The Social Media Site

    Amber Hinsley and Samantha Johnson, Saint Louis University

  • Accept NO Substitutes! Well, Maybe Some...: Online Political Information, Credibility and Media Substitution

    Thomas J. Johnson, University of Texas at Austin, Barbara Kaye, University of Tennessee, and Aimee Meader University of Texas at Austin

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Research Panel: Innovative Approaches in the Global News Ecosystem

Chair and discussant: Mark Deuze, associate professor, Indiana University Bloomington

  • Finding Their Voice: Examining Some Internet-Based Initiatives that Are Changing the Face of the Indian Media Industry: An Exploratory Study

    Paromita Pain

  • Blueprint for Change: From the Teaching Hospital to the Entrepreneurial Model of Journalism Education

    Donica Mensing and David Ryfe,University of Nevada-Reno

  • Revisiting the Church-State Separation: A Comparative Consideration of the Effects of Advertiser Pressure on Traditional and Online Journalism

    Philip Napoli, Fordham University

  • The 'Original Platform': How Newsrooms Build Digital Loyalty and Generate Revenue Through Face-to-Face Engagement

    Jake Batsell, Southern Methodist University

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