Manship at NCA ’17

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BATON ROUGE, La. – The 103rd National Communication Association (NCA) convention will take place November 16th – 19th, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Manship school faculty members and students will present their work at the conference. More than 5,000 people attend each year. The theme of this year’s conference is “Our Legacy, Our Relevance.” The NCA produces 11 academic journals and seeks to serve its professional and academic members.

Manship attendees include Dr. Meghan Sanders, Dr. Yongick Jeong, Dr. Jun Heo, Dr. Chun Yang, Dr. Lance Porter, and doctoral students, A-Reum Jung and Rui Wang. Two Manship doctoral alums will present as well – Dr. T. Phillip Madison and Dr. Adaobi Duru.

A full list of presentations with Manship school participants can be found below:

  • Narratives of Death: Exploring Systemic Differences in the Coverage of a Public Health of International Concern

Adaobi Duru (Author)

Thursday, Nov. 16th, 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton, San Antonio B – Third Floor (Conference Center)

  • Self-Regulation of Emotional Responses to Zika: Spiral of Fear 

James Dillard (Author), Chun Yang (Co-Author), and Ruobing Li (Co-Author)

Thursday, Nov. 16th: 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton, Dallas Ballroom A1 – First Floor

  • A Study of China’s Leftist Websites

Yuanging Tang (Author), Rui Wang (Co-Author), and Lance Porter (Co-Author)

Thursday, Nov. 16th, 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

Marriott, Plaza Ballroom B – Third Floor

  • Transcendent Media Experiences: An Exploratory Study of the Connections Between Media Motivations, Transcendent Affect, And Behavioral Outcomes 

Meghan Sanders (Author), Arthur A. Raney (Co-Author), Katherine Dale (Co-Author), Qihao Ji (Co-Author), and Mary Beth Oliver (Co-Author)

Thursday, Nov. 16th 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM

Sheraton, Majestic 5 – 37th Floor (Center Tower)

  • A Paradox of Personalized Ads on Social Media: An Empirical Investigation of Ad Relevance and Privacy Concern 

Dr. Yongick Jeong (Author), Dr. Jun Heo (Co-Author) and A-Reum Jung (Co-Author)

Thursday, Nov. 16th, 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM

Sheraton, Majestic 6 – 37th Floor (Center Tower)

  • What We Talk about When We Talk about China: An Analysis of Tweets During 2016 United States Presidential Debates 

Rui Wang (Author), Lance Porter (Co-Author), and Yuanging Tang (Co-Author)

Friday, Nov. 17th, 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM

Marriott, Champagne – Third Floor

  • Seeing the World through a Rose Colored Lens: Examining Mobile-Phone Photography as Meaningful Media 

Mary Beth Oliver (Author), Arienne Ferchaud (Co-Author), Erica Bailey (Co-Author), Chun Yang (Co-Author), Sophie H. Janicke (Co-Author), Kelly Seeber (Co-Author).

Friday, Nov. 17th 3:30 PM – 4:45 PM

Sheraton, Houston C – Third Floor (Conference Center)

  • Mass Communication – Top Papers 

Dr. Meghan Sanders (Chair)

Saturday, Nov. 18th 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Sheraton, Majestic 5 – 37th Floor (Center Tower)

  • Public risk perceptions attitude and information search efficacy on floods: An analysis based on the historic flood in South Louisiana, 2016

Do Kyun Kim (Author) and T. Phillip Madison (Co-Author)

Saturday, Nov. 18th 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM

Sheraton, Majestic 3 – 37th Floor (Center Tower)

  • Predictors of Selection of Inspiring Media and the Resultant Prosocial Outcomes 

Mary Beth Oliver (Author), Arienne Ferchaud (Co-Author), Erica Bailey (Co-Author), Chun Yang (Co-Author), Yan Huang (Co-Author), Ruoxu Wang (Co-Author), Pratti Diddi (Co-Author), Arthur A. Raney (C0-Author), Sophie H. Janicke (Co-Author), Katherine Dale (Co-Author), and Richard Wirth (Co-Author)

Sunday, Nov. 19th 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM

Sheraton, Majestic 5 – 37th Foor (Center Tower)