University of Minnesota Hubbard School of Journalism & Mass Communication Teaching Assistant Professor. Freelance writer/editor/researcher/strategist. Social media, solutions, institutions
Journalism scholars have acknowledged the importance of innovation in journalism. A common finding is that journalism has difficulty adapting to change and uses multiple coping mechanisms, including making excuses for not innovating by relying on their professional norms and practices. However, such research does not more broadly show how journalism studies research has shaped what scholars have learned about innovation practices. The goal of this study is to provide a systematic literature r...
Unanswered questions abound whenever an industry experiences rapid growth. In this case, there are a multitude of questions regarding the news media industry’s role within the subscription economy. This report examines consumers’ willingness to pay and motivations for subscribing to news, entertainment media and sports content at the local level.
Pastor-scholar Mitch Kim ’96, M.A. ’06, Ph.D. ’10, on the church’s call to show ‘unity’ to the world and to ‘never waste a crisis.’
Mutinta Silenga M.A. ’15, Navigators Africa Missions Director and The Navigators Zambia Training and Missions Director, shares her experience of navigating COVID-19 abroad.
New Hampshire State Epidemiologist Dr. Benjamin Chan ’02 shared his experiences facing COVID-19 in the U.S.
This exploratory study examines the roles journalists rely on when covering social justice topics and what these role conceptions reveal about emotion and self expression values in news production. This article builds on Herbert Gans’ definition of what news is, discursive understandings of journalistic performance, and emotion in news to understand and operationalize journalists’ understandings of how their roles and reporting practices shape news coverage of social justice topics. Findings ...
Leya Petrovani Miller ’14, major gift officer at The Bowery Mission in New York City, shared how coronavirus has impacted programs and services to people experiencing homelessness.
Wheaton alumna Christy Barton Joyce ’10, M.A. ’14 speaks about her work with a nonprofit venture philanthropy fund during the global pandemic.
Lexie Goertzen ’10 survived COVID-19 and is putting her experience into practice as a pediatric clinical research coordinator for critical care at a Minneapolis hospital.
How the coronavirus pandemic has enabled Mayo Clinic oncologist Dr. Matthew Goetz ’92 to provide care for breast cancer patients in innovative ways.
A duo of Wheaton alumnae—Wendy Gieser Partain ’85 and her sister, Susie Gieser Cassel ’89—are passionate about helping frontline workers in a fashionable and functional way.
Wheaton College alumna Jessica Anderson '11 shares her experience of working as an ICU nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ingrid Dyk Heres '15 speaks to Allison Althoff Steinke '11 about working as a disaster response contractor in Italy during the COVID-19 pandemic.