Program

Friday, May 13, 2022 | Zoom

All times are Eastern (U.S.) time zone

9:30-10:45: Panel 1—Around the Globe
Moderator: Erin Coyle (Temple University)

  • Elisabeth Fondren (St. John’s University): Publicity, Propaganda, and Peacemaking: Press Coverage of the Paris Peace Conference and Reporting the Aftermath of War (1919-1920)
  • Tiantian Diao (KDDI Research Atelier, Tokyo, Japan): Rethinking the “in-house” Training for Journalists: Newspapers’ Endogenous Activities under Exogenous Forces in Modern Japan
  • Josie Vine (RMIT University, Australia): The Constitution and Freedom of Speech in Australia: the 1901 rationale
  • Mladen Petkov (American University): Tracing the Bulgarian Connection

11:00-12:15: Panel 2—Advocacy
Moderator: Matthew Pressman (Seton Hall University)

  • Christopher Daly (Boston University): Greeley, Fuller, and Marx: A World in Need of Change
  • Meg Heckman and Arden Bastia (Northeastern University): Feminist Consciousness Raising in the Boston Globe’s Confidential Chat Column
  • Amber Roessner (University of Tennessee-Knoxville): "Time to Revisit [His] Legacy”: (Re)Negotiating Jimmy Carter’s Legacy in National Memory
  • Reece Peck (College of Staten Island) and Matthew Dewey (Loyola Marymount University): Historicizing left activist media’s conflicted relationship with populist journalistic styles through the case of The Young Turks

12:30-1:30: Keynote—Journalism and Jim Crow
Moderator: A.J. Bauer (University of Alabama)

A roundtable discussion about journalism, white supremacy, and the Black struggle for a new America with editors Kathy Roberts Forde (University of Massachusetts) and Sid Bedingfield (University of Minnesota), and contributors D’Weston Haywood (Hunter College) and Robert Greene II (Claflin University).

1:45-3:00: Panel 3—Reporting Race
Moderator: Kathy Roberts Forde (University of Massachusetts)
  • Dakotah Kennedy (Northeastern University): Lost but not forgotten: 90 years later, the Atlanta Daily World kept the Strickland women alive
  • Ronald Bishop (Drexel University): Relevant and Necessary: A History of Television’s Positively Black
  • Jodi Friedman (University of Maryland): ‘Mystery People’: Tri-Racial Isolate Newspaper Coverage and Conceptions of Race from 1880-1943
  • Felecia Jones Ross (Ohio State University) and Maneesh Pandeya (Howard University): Black Newspapers’ Reflections of the Civil War from Reconstruction to the Age of Booker T. Washington

3:15-4:45: Panel 4—Law and Ethics
Moderator: Meg Heckman (Northeastern University)

  • Erin Coyle and Annette Masterson (Temple University): Framing Threats to Global Press Freedom: An Historical Analysis of Cultural Conceptions of Press Freedom Reflected in The Quill
  • Raymond McCaffrey (University of Arkansas): The Life of an Iconic Newspaper Image: The Firefighter, the Baby, and the Citizen Journalists
  • Cynthia Meyers (College of Mount Saint Vincent): Mining the Headlines for Plot Lines: Armstrong Circle Theatre (1950-63)
  • Jason Guthrie (Clayton State University) and Claire Rounkles (University of Missouri): Can you Copyright an Aesthetic?: Exploring the case of Leigh v. Warner Bros., Inc. (1997)
  • Ellada Gamreklidze (Angelo State University):For Speech or not for Speech? The Review of Patterns in the U.S. Supreme Court Decisions as Applied to Political Speech Protection

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