Journalism and Mass Communication Education in the Trend Toward Convergence: A Content Analysis of 2010-2011 Faculty Hiring Announcements with a New Media Emphasis

By Ying Roselyn Du WJMCR 39 (December 2011) Introduction | Literature Review | Methods | Results and Discussion | Conclusions, Limitations and Future Research Abstract Recent years have witnessed the increasing need for new media faculty in the journalism and mass communication (JMC) field. This study content analyzed job advertisements in the U.S.-based AEJMC News for the 2010-2011 recruiting season in search of new media faculty, and […]

How We Got Where We Are Now: 20 Years of Research Into Online Mass Communication: An Annotation

Part 1, 1990-94: Describing the Elephant in the Dark Room By Thomas H.P. Gould, Aobo Dong and Jacob A. Mauslein WJMCR 31 (April 2011) Journal Selection | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 Why do we seek to annotate when professors worldwide can search most efficiently the web and electronic databases? Perhaps because the term “efficiently” used in the sentence above should be […]

Where’s Qualitative Research Going Online? Patterns of Methodology in Mass Communication, 1993-2003

Thomas Gould [WJMCR 8:2 March 2005] Sections: Research Hypotheses|Method|Results|Discussion|Conclusions Introduction The battle is as old as academia. One side is filled with the certainty of numbers; the other with the confidence of language. The battle is not at all confided to mass communication, but has ranged far and wide, from research into management1 to family therapy2 to tourism3 to […]

Online Communication Research in 33 Mass Communication Journals, 1993-2003

Thomas Gould [WJMCR 7:2 March 2004] Sections: Introduction|Research Questions|Method|Conclusions Introduction In a recent issue of Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Tomasello suggested that the Internet was not attracting the appropriate amount of attention from communication researchers.1 She came to no broad conclusions regarding the Internet-focused research articles she found in five major journals between 1994 and 1999, except […]