ROOM 652

Preserving Herstory: The Impact of Women in and on Journalism

Moderator: Ashley Walter, Duquesne University

A Helping Hand? How the Women’s National Indian Association Used the Press to Advocate Assimilationist Policies for American Indians 1879-1903

Melissa Greene-Blye, University of Tennessee-Knoxville

The rise of observational journalism in the 19th century as exemplified by the deaf journalist Laura C. Redden

Beth Haller, Towson University

Journalist Lorena Hickock’s Letters to Eleanor Roosevelt Documenting Destitution in Depression-Era West Virginia: The Ethnographic Research Behind America’s First New Deal Community

Jennifer Robinette, Marist College

“Born in Labor and Nurtured in Fortitude”: A History of Mississippi Press Women, 1947-1997

Pete Smith, Mississippi State University

The Language of Female Sexual Empowerment: The Use of the Term Orgasm in Cosmopolitan Magazine 1965 to 2012

Elliot King, Loyola University

ROOM 653

Beyond Words: The Power of Broadcasting Stories

Moderator: Christopher Daly, Boston University

A History of Fallen Photojournalists: Stories About Risk, Daring, and the Hero Myth

Raymond McCaffrey, University of Arkansas

Wherein lies the public interest? — ‘Public utility’ in the Communications Act (1934) and the Telecommunications Act (1996)

Bernat Ivancsics, Columbia University

Prejudice, Hate and Fear: The Commie Witch Hunt in Local Television, 1956

Mary Blue, Tulane University

Dr. Margaret Pfanstiehl pioneers modern descriptive video service

Rachael E. Vacanti, Ohio University

The Advertising Agency BBDO in Early Television

Cynthia Meyers, College of Mount Saint Vincent

Guglielmo Marconi: Wireless Communications Technology in Broadcast and Maritime History (A Short-Documentary)

Rebecca Taylor, Siena College

ROOM 654

Propaganda, Alternative Facts & Fake News: The Influences of Mass Communication

Moderator: Matthew Pressman, Seton Hall University

Fayned News: The Origins of Public Relations in Early Modern Europe

Jonathan Rose, Drew University

Propaganda, Fake News, and the Limits of Agonistic Discourse

A.J. Bauer & Anthony Nadler, Ursinus University

Psychological Armor: The Science Service Warns Against the Dangers of Propaganda in its Science News Letter (1929-1965)

Susan Elizabeth Swanberg, University of Arizona

“That Was The Week That Was” and its influence on journalism

Rod Carveth, Morgan State University

Wild Irishmen, Alternative Facts And the Construction of America’s First “Wall”

Debra Reddin VanTuyll, Augusta University

The Cultures of the Peoples of the Philippine Cordillera in Radio Broadcasting in Baguio City (1959-2010)

Jason Paolo Telles, University of the Philippines-Baguio

ROOM 657

Press Freedoms & Reform: Learning from the Past

Moderator: Meg Heckman, Northeastern University

‘Give It Hell, John’: The Fighter Metaphor in News Coverage of a Senator’s Cancer Diagnosis

Cherie Henderson, Columbia University

Inescapable Capture? Understanding This Perilous Moment for Media Freedom with Lessons from the Past

Mark Hannah, New York University

Pressure Groups and the Hutchins Commission

Stephen Bates, University of Nevada-Las Vegas

Media Reform at the Ford Foundation

Dyfrig Jones, Bangor University