AT A GLANCE

ROOM 652

Professionalization, Growth and the Study of Legacy Media 

Moderator: Will Mari, Northwest University

THE NEW YORK TIMES WEST COAST EDITION, 1962-63

Dale L. Cressman, Brigham Young University

A Torrent Suspended in Midstream: The Short Life and Long Death of McClure’s Magazine

Alexandra Hitchcock, Indiana University

Fighting the Professionalization of Journalism in the Nineteenth Century: The American Newspaper Publishers’ Association Shuns Professional Aspirations

Stephen Banning, Bradley University

Cultura Proletaria: A Voice for the Spanish Anarchist Movement in the Americas

Jon Bekken, Albright College

Far from ‘Feather-Brained’: The Political Significance of the Early Mass Press in Britain

Christopher Shoop-Worrall, University of Sheffield

Dangerous Questions: Aborted Studies of the News Media, 1920-1960

Stephen Bates, University of Nevada-Las Vegas

ROOM 653

War Part II: From Nuclear War to ISIS

Moderator: Michael Fuhlhage, Wayne State University

Covering Nuclear War: Hiroshima’s Local Media

Ann Sherif, Oberlin College 

Setting the Atomic Agenda: The Federation of Atomic Scientists and Public Relations

Robert Rabe, Marshall University

Before the Flag-Raising: Media Scripts and the Iwo Jima Photograph

Matthew Pressman & James J. Kimble, Seton Hall University

Oscar Wilde and the Marine Corps: “The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about”

Wayne Svoboda, City University of New York

Framing ISIS and the 26 of July Movement

Alex Luchsinger, Elon University

ROOM 654

Memories, Meanings & Messages: The Praxis of Media and Popular Culture

Moderator: Nick Hirshon, William Paterson University

Tragedy Strikes and Legacy Begins: The Role of Local Journalism in the Public Memory of Harvey Milk

Heidi Mau, Albright College

Architecture, Urban Design, and Media Narratives: The Relationship between Material and Media Space in U.S. Mass Killings

William Aungst & Ashley Walter, Duquesne University

GAAR WILLIAMS: “THE JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY OF CARTOONS”

Mary Spillman, Ball State University

BASEBALL AND THE NEWS

Ron Rodgers, University of Florida

“The Remarkably Independent Readers of American Comic Strips, 1934-1955”

Jonathan Rose, Drew University

No more than six per hour: the role of gatekeepers in music selection in 1960s Top 40 radio

Len O’Kelly, Grand Valley State University

ROOM 655

The Power of the Individual in Mass Communication 

Moderator: Mary Blue, Tulane University

From “Obscenity to Dignity”: The Changing Memory of Margaret Sanger in the American Media

Vanessa Murphee, University of Southern Mississippi

Walter Lippmann as ‘Non-Jewish Jew’: Objectivity and the Journalism of Detachment

Julien Sean Gorbach, University of Hawaii at Manoa

“A ONE-MAN MOVEMENT”: GUS HENINGBURG, THE KERNER COMMISSION, AND POSITIVELY BLACK

Ron Bishop, Drexel University

Her Truth: Analyzing the editorials of Nackey Scripps Loeb

Meg Heckman, Northeastern University

ROOM 657

The Historical Context of Fake News: A Panel Discussion

Moderator and Respondent: TBA

Elliot King, Loyola University Maryland (confirmed)

Kevin Lerner, Marist College (confirmed)

Andie Tucher, Columbia University (invited)

David Mindich, Temple University (invited)

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