The annual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) conference took place in Washington, D.C., from August 6th through August 9th. This year too, the gathering brought together hundreds of research scholars, educators, and practitioners from around the world. The conference is a go to place for anyone interested in knowing more about… Continue reading AEJMC in Washington D.C.
The Institute for International Journalism (IIJ) in Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism hosts the Study of the U.S. Institute (SUSI) on Journalism and Media program. The program brings together journalism and media scholars from 18 different countries. This year too (SUSI 2018) the scholars attended an insightful and interactive presentation by Dr. Laeeq Khan, Director… Continue reading Study of the U.S. Institute (SUSI) on Journalism and Media program
The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) had its 63rd Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, from April 07 – 10, 2018. If you haven’t heard about BEA, here is a brief introduction from their website: “The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) is the premier international academic media organization, driving insights, excellence in media production, and career advancement… Continue reading BEA – Las Vegas 2018
Widespread social media use is impacting just about every aspect of life. Users around the globe are employing social media to connect and engage. Businesses, organizations and state institutions have all found social media to be of immense benefit in reaching their audiences effectively. My team at the SMART Lab in Scripps College of Communication… Continue reading New Research on Charity via Social Media
Following is a list of major conferences in Communication and related fields: ConferencePaper Submission DeadlineVenueICAInternational Communication Association (ICA)“ICA is an academic association for scholars interested in the study, teaching and application of all aspects of human and mediated communication.”Website: https://www.icahdq.org/ Nov 01 USA & International BEA Broadcast Education Association (BEA)“The Broadcast Education Association (BEA) is the premiere international academic media… Continue reading Research Conferences in Communication
I am excited to have successfully led two research projects to completion and will be presenting our work at the International Communication Association (ICA) 2017 conference in San Diego, United States. Study 1 (Sports Communication Division): How social media defined Rio Olympics: A text analytics approach towards understanding the impact of Zika Virus, [M. Laeeq Khan; Zulfia… Continue reading Presenting at ICA 2017, San Diego, California
Research: Social media engagement: What motivates user participation and consumption on YouTube? Abstract This study unearths the motives for YouTube user engagement that has been conceptualized as active participation and passive content consumption. In light of the Uses and Gratifications framework, a sample of 1143 registered YouTube users completed online surveys that helped gauge user… Continue reading Social Media Engagement on YouTube
The American people have spoken, democracy has taken its due course, and Donald J. Trump has been elected as the 45th president of the United States. While many are celebrating at this landslide election victory, others are trying to make sense of what has happened. A number of polls had forecasted a win for the Democratic… Continue reading Engage outside the echo chambers!
You might have heard that content is king. Indeed it is, but what does that really mean? Is it about using good filters on Instagram or Snapchat? Or is it about making sure you chose the best pictures and scenes? These are all important considerations, but it all boils down to telling a compelling story… Continue reading Snapchat, Facebook, or Instagram, it’s all about effective storytelling
It’s amazing how non-verbal communication can sometimes be more powerful than verbal communication. Chronemics, which is the study of meaning and communication of time is an important concept in understanding non-verbal communication. A pertinent example is how we choose to respond to an email. We may choose to reply right away, give it a day… Continue reading Chronemics