34th Annual AJHA Convention
Oklahoma City   |   Oct. 8-10, 2015

Thursday, October 8 (afternoon)

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12:30-1:40 p.m. Awards Lunch
Grand Ballroom E-F
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1:50-2:50 p.m. Choice of two sessions

PAPER SESSION: Stand Strong: Influential Media Women
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Centennial Ballroom

Moderator: Jinx Broussard, Louisiana State University

Ellen Gerl, Ohio University
“Out of the Back Rooms”: Physician-publicist Virginia Apgar Makes Birth Defects a Popular Cause

Sheryl Kennedy, University of Southern Mississippi
From the Fields into the World: How Women at Bennett College Discussed Race, Politics & Community Building in their Student-run Campus Newspaper from 1931-1939

Bernell Tripp, University of Florida
Maggie L. Walker and the Independent Order of St. Luke: Racial Identity and Uplift in the St. Luke Herald

PANEL: The Challenges in Writing Recent History
Abstract

Grand Ballroom A-B

Moderator: Terry Lueck, University of Akron

David Davies, University of Southern Mississippi

James Brian McPherson, Whitworth University
Donna Lampkin Stephens, University of Central Arkansas


3-4 p.m. Choice of two sessions

PAPER SESSION: Cooperation versus Internecine Media Battles
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Centennial Ballroom

Moderator: Jim Martin, University of North Alabama

Steve Holiday, Texas Tech University, and Dale Cressman, Brigham Young University
The Sacred Circle: Mutualism between World War II Photojournalists and Photo Editors

Sarah Mooradian, University of Minnesota
Mass Incarceration and the Penal Press

Joseph Moore, University of Missouri
Toeing the Company Line: Detroit News and Free Press Coverage of the 1995 Detroit Newspaper Strike

PANEL: Twenty Years Later: The Oklahoma City Bombing and Its Impact on Media Law
Abstract
Grand Ballroom A-B

Moderator: Brett Johnson, University of Missouri

Stephen Jones, Jones, Otjen, & Davis
Jonathan Peters, University of Kansas

Robert Nelon, Hall & Estill
Paul Watler, Jackson & Walker


4:10-5:10 Choice of two sessions

PAPER SESSION: Playing for Power: When Media (Mis)use Affects Freedom and Democracy
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Centennial Ballroom

Moderator: Jennifer Moore, University of Minnesota

David Dowling, University of Iowa
Rule Them With Your Paper: The Dark Side of Horace Greeley’s Colorado Utopia

David Forster, Ohio University
Horace Greeley and the Bailing of Jefferson Davis

Nicholas Hirshon, Ohio University
One More Miracle: The Groundbreaking Media Campaign of John “Mets” Lindsay

LOCAL PANEL:
Journalist and Scholar Insights on the Oklahoma City Bombing

Abstract
Grand Ballroom A-B

Moderator: Fred Blevens, Florida International University

Jody Madeira, Indiana University
Gwin Faulconer-Lippert, Oklahoma Broadcast Education Association
Kevin Johnson, USA Today


5:30-7:30 p.m. Local Journalist Award Reception

Venetian
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