Annenberg Presentations at ICA 2021

More than 60 faculty, students, postdoctoral fellows, and research staff will present at the International Communication Association’s 71st Annual Conference, to be held virtually. The conference will be asynchronous, and the platform will be open 24 hours a day from May 27-31.

All Annenberg contributions to the conference are listed below, including both panel name and presentation title, organized by area of interest. If a presentation has been assigned more than one area of interest, it is listed under all applicable areas of interest. Please note that non-Annenberg authors have been omitted from this list, but are available in the full program.

Preconference and postconference presentations are listed below the main conference presentations. These presentations will not be available in the main conference platform.

ICA Conference Presentations

Activism, Communication and Social Justice


Building Networks of Care amongst Scholars and Technologists of Color

  • Sarah J. Jackson — Chair

Interrogating Contemporary Activism: Protest Paradigms, Repertoires of Action, and Media Framing

  • Guobin Yang — Chair

Visions of Change: Communication for Social and Environmental Justice (also listed under Environmental Communication; and Visual Communication Studies)

  • Hanna E. Morris — Respondent

Leadership as Care: Community and Social Justice (also listed under Ethnicity and Race in Communication; Feminist Scholarship; Global Communication and Social Change; and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Studies)

  • John L. Jackson, Jr. — Respondent

Children, Adolescents, and Media


Children, Adolescents, and Media Interactive Poster Session

  • Maura Fay and Kim Woolf — “The Children’s Television Industry’s Approach to Mental Health and Mental Illness: A Multi-Method Study”

Communication and Technology


Communication and Technology Interactive Poster Session

  • Shengchun Huang and Tian Yang — “How Does YouTube Recommendation Algorithms Minimize Users’ Online News Exposure? A Markov Chain Approach”
  • Chloe (Jae-Kyung) Ahn — “Oh, Asians Don’t Mind Data Privacy, Right?: Korean Public’s Perception of Government’s Digital Surveillance to Combat COVID-19”

HAL, Bender, and Siri: Interactions with Robots and Chatbots (also listed under Human-Machine Communication)

  • Sonia Jawaid Shaikh — “From ELIZA to Alexa: Developing a Definitional Framework for Intelligent Assistants Using a Historical Lens”

Is It In or Out?: Laws, Evidence, and Countries Know No Borders Online

  • Yphtach Lelkes, Julia Ticona, and Tian Yang — “Policing the Digital Divide: Institutional Gate-Keeping and Criminalizing Digital Inclusion”

Organizations Online: Presentations and Relationships (also listed under Organizational Communication)

  • Alvin Zhou — “Causal Effects of Affordance Change on Communication Behavior: A Sample of Organizational and Leadership Accounts”
  • Brendan Mahoney — “The Presentation of Dell in Everyday Life”

Unusual Suspects: Platforms and Their Publics

  • Lauren Bridges — “Material Entanglements of Community Surveillance Networks and the Case for Infrastructural Accountability”

Communication History


Modernity in the Archives and the (De)Institutionalization of Communication History

  • Florence Zivaishe Madenga — “The Whole World is Still Watching: Critical Reflections on Todd Gitlin, News Framing, and ‘Fake News’”

Communication Law and Policy


Emerging Scholars’ Research in Communication Law and Policy: Extended Abstracts and Works in Progress

  • Chloé Nurik — “Social Media Governance, Accountability, and Legitimacy: Comparing the Promises and Pitfalls of Facebooks’ Oversight Board and ‘The Real Facebook Oversight Board’”

Regulation, Policy, and Governance: Unpacking Keywords in Digital Communications Policy

  • Pawel Popiel — “Addressing Platformization: Policy Silos in Regulatory Approaches”

Communication Science and Biology


HIGH-DENSITY: Biological Foundations of Health Communication: Messaging, Fear, and Social Influence

  • Nicole Cooper, Emily Falk, and Matthew Brook O’Donnell — “Neural Correlates of Out-of-Sample Message Effectiveness: A Mega-Analysis of 14 Datasets”
  • Bradley Mattan, Nicole Cooper, Yoona Kang, and Emily Falk — “Neural Signatures Differentiating Self-Relevance and Valence Predict Receptivity and Adherence to Health Messages”
  • Mia Jovanova, David Lydon-Staley, Yoona Kang, Danielle Cosme, and Emily Falk — “Mentalizing in Response to High-Drinking Peers Moderates Peer Influence Effects on Drinking in Daily Life”
  • Bradley Mattan, Nicole Cooper, Alexandra Paul, Mary E. Andrews, Darin Johnson, José Carreras-Tartak, Andrew A. Strasser, and Emily Falk — “The Effect of Bad Mood on Smoking Through Cravings is Enhanced When in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods”

HIGH-DENSITY: Essential Theory and Research in Communication Science and Biology

  • Xinyi Wang, David Lydon-Staley, and Emily Falk — “Gendered Citation Practices in the Field of Communication”
  • Prateekshit Pandey and Emily Falk — “Neural Synchrony During Social Coordination: A Comparison of Functional Connectivity Measures”
  • Matthew Brook O’Donnell and Emily Falk — “Being the Gatekeeper: How Neural Encoding of Information is Affected During Sharing Decisions”

HIGH-DENSITY: The Essential Work of Care: Biologically-Based Interventions and Their Effects on Behavior

  • Bradley Mattan, Samantha Moore-Berg, Mary E. Andrews, and Emily Falk — “A Registered Report on How Trait Victimhood Moderates Receptivity to Stories About the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Computational Methods


HIGH-DENSITY: Frontiers in Network Analysis

  • Tian Yang and Sandra González-Bailón — “The News Ecosystem in YouTube is More Fragmented Than on the Web and TV: A Longitudinal Analysis of Selective Exposure across Media Channels in the US (2016-2019)”

Conference Theme


Conferences of Care: Strategies for Networking and Mentorship in the Age of Virtual Conventions

  • John L. Jackson, Jr. — “A Pre-COVID Case for Virtuality: How We Decided to Make a School-Wide Push for Online Talks Back in 2019”
  • Barbie Zelizer — “Up for Grabs: When Adjustment becomes the Rule”

Environmental Communication


Climate Change and Politics: Hegemonic Struggles, Apocalyptic Authoritarianism, Populism, and Climate Change Communication

  • Hanna E. Morris — “Apocalyptic Authoritarianism: Analyzing Power, Media, and Climate Change in the Age of Trump”

Visions of Change: Communication for Social and Environmental Justice (also listed under Activism, Communication and Social Justice; and Visual Communication Studies)

  • Hanna E. Morris — Respondent

Ethnicity and Race in Communication


Leadership as Care: Community and Social Justice (also listed under Activism, Communication and Social Justice; Feminist Scholarship; Global Communication and Social Change; and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Studies)

  • John L. Jackson, Jr. — Respondent

Minoritatian Politics: Queer/Trans*Ness, Intersectionality, and Nation (also listed under Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Studies)

  • Jessa Lingel — “The Polygraph’s Sexual Politics” (Work in Progress)

Feminist Scholarship


Care and Capitalism: New Directions in Feminist Digital Scholarship

  • Julia Ticona, Chair — “‘Finding the Perfect Fit’: Mythologizing Risk & Trust in the Creation of Online Carework Platforms”

Feminist Text Analysis

  • María Celeste Wagner — Chair

Sexual Harassment, #MeToo, Gender Violence

  • María Celeste Wagner — “Consequences of News Coverage of Sexual Harassment in Argentina and the United States: Societal Attitudes and the Interpretations of Women on the Margins”

Trolling and Issues of Feminist Presence Online

  • Sophie Maddocks — “Bullies, Barbies, and Baby Makers: Assessing News Media Framing of Women Who Troll”
  • Isabelle Langrock — “Editing Together, for Each Other: Feminist Collaboration on Wikipedia”

Leadership as Care: Community and Social Justice (also listed under Activism, Communication and Social Justice; Ethnicity and Race in Communication; Global Communication and Social Change; and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Studies)

  • John L. Jackson, Jr. — Respondent

Care on Demand: Gendered Labor and Digital Platforms (also listed under Philosophy, Theory and Critique)

  • Julia Ticona — “Trusted Strangers: A Feminist Approach to Online Markets for Care”

Global Communication and Social Change


Power and the Postcolonial: News, Empire, Sovereignty

  • Mohammed A. Salih — “Regulatory Ambivalence in Post-Regime Change Media Systems in Afghanistan and Iraq”

Leadership as Care: Community and Social Justice (also listed under Activism, Communication and Social Justice; Ethnicity and Race in Communication; Feminist Scholarship; and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Studies)

  • John L. Jackson, Jr. — Respondent

K-Culture From Above and Below: Cultural Production, Consumption, and Disruption of National Promotional Discourse (also listed under Popular Culture; and Public Diplomacy)

  • Jinsook Kim, Chair — “Rebranding the Nation: Subversive Voices from K-Daughters and Resisting K-Misogyny”

Health Communication


Communication and Pandemic Narratives

  • Mary E. Andrews, Bradley Mattan, Samantha Moore-Berg, and Emily Falk — “Using First-Person Narratives to Motivate Helping Behaviors During the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Communication and Perspectives of Vaping

  • Andy Tan — “Smokers’ Likelihood to Engage With Misinformation of E-Cigarette Relative Harms on Twitter: Results From a Randomized Controlled Experiment”
  • Emma Jesch, Ava Kikut, and Robert C. Hornik — “Within a Few Puffs or Over Several Years: Assessing the Association of Belief in Short-Term Versus Long-Term Consequences on Intention Not to Smoke or Vape”

Detecting and Addressing Misinformation About Health Issues

  • Joseph N. Cappella — “Dismantling the Art of Deception: Using ‘Inoculation’ to Combat Misinformation From Misleading Natural Cigarette Advertising”

Health Communication and Adolescent Risk Behaviors

  • Andy Tan — “Conceptual Model for Messaging to Young Adult Sexual Minority Women About Smoking”

HIGH-DENSITY: Health Communication and College Health

  • Mia Jovanova, David Lydon-Stanley, Yoona Kang, Danielle Cosme, and Emily Falk — “Social Network Position and Susceptibility to Conversational Peer Influence on College Drinking”

Message Design Considerations in Communicating about Health

  • Amanda L. McGowan, Emily Falk, and David Lydon-Staley — “Daily and Momentary Sensation-Seeking and Urgency in Emerging Adults: Associations With Alcohol Use and Risky Behaviors”

New Developments in Tobacco Risk Communication

  • Xinyi Wang — “Emotions and Norms: Influence of Normative Perceptions and Persuasive Impacts of Discrete Emotional Appeals Within Pictorial Tobacco Control Messages in China”
  • Andy Tan — “Exploring Perceptions of and Responses to Mediated and Non-Mediated Cigarette Smoking-Related Norm Conflict: A Case Study Among US and Peruvian Young Adult Smokers”

Human-Machine Communication


HAL, Bender, and Siri: Interactions with Robots and Chatbots (also listed under Communication and Technology)

  • Sonia Jawaid Shaikh — “From ELIZA to Alexa: Developing a Definitional Framework for Intelligent Assistants Using a Historical Lens”

ICA Fellows Panel Discussions


Global Communication, Media Performance, and Journalism Studies

  • Barbie Zelizer — Chair
  • John L. Jackson, Jr. — Respondent

Digital Media, Civic Society, and Communities of Opinion

  • Guobin Yang — Respondent

Challenging Structures, Organizations, and Policies in Communication

  • Monroe Price — Respondent

Information Systems


HIGH-DENSITY: Factors Influencing Public Perceptions of COVID-19

  • Rui Pei, Danielle Cosme, Mary E. Andrews, Bradley Mattan, Emily Falk — “Cultural Influence on COVID-19 Cognitions and Growth Speed: The Role of Cultural Collectivism”

HIGH-DENSITY: Media Motivations

  • Sean Fischer — “Auditing Gender and Racial Differences in Platform Gatekeeping on Apple Music and Spotify”

HIGH-DENSITY: Social Networks and Influence

  • Isabelle Langrock and Sean Fischer — “Gendered Differences in the Attention Benefits of Cultural Prestige”

Promising Early Career Papers of Information Systems

  • Matthew Brook O’Donnell and Emily Falk — “Share Versus Read: Delineating Share-Forward and Click-Through of News Information on Social Media”

Intergroup Communication


Racism and Resilience

  • Darin Johnson, Bradley Mattan, and Emily Falk — “Psychological Underpinnings of Code Switching”

Interpersonal Communication


Engaging the Essential Work of Care: Support and Collaboration in the Process of Relating

  • Yoona Kang, Kristin Shumaker, Matthew Brook O’Donnell, and Emily Falk — “Your Story Reminds Me of My Story: Effect of Similar Experience on Empathetic and Factual Accuracy and the Role of Dispositional Mindfulness in Interpersonal Communication”

LGBTQ Interpersonal Communication (also listed under Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Studies)

  • Sonia Jawaid Shaikh — “Exposure to Gender-Segregated Spaces Affects Adolescents’ Binary Conceptualization of Gender and Attitudes Toward Transgender and Nonbinary People”

Journalism Studies


Bias in News Reality, Audiences’ News Perceptions and Journalists’ Audience Perceptions

  • Sonia Jawaid Shaikh — “Recognize the Bias? News Media Partisanship and Type Shape the Coverage of Facial Recognition Technology in the United States”

Climate Change and Journalism: Negotiating Rifts of Time

  • Hanna E. Morris — “Generational Anxieties in United States Climate Journalism”

Comparative Analyses of News Reporting

  • Timothy Neff — “Cultures of Climate Change News in the US and UK: Toward a Framework for Connecting Media Systems and Social Problems”

Journalism Studies Interactive Poster Session

  • Jennifer R. Henrichsen — “Boundaries, Barriers, and Champions: Understanding Information Security Education in U.S. Journalism Schools”

Misinformation and Counter-Strategies by Fact-Checking

  • Jeanna Sybert — Chair

Print Journalism: Precarity and Attempts to Save It

  • Jeanna Sybert — “Navigating Precarity: Disruption and Decline at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette”

The Role of Ideologies and Values in Journalism and News Consumption (Works in Progress)

  • Alvin Zhou and Sandra González-Bailón — “Ideological Segregation in Exposure to News During the U.S. 2020 Election”

Korean American Communication Association


KACA-CCA Joint Research Session: Communicating Crisis in Networked Asia

  • Jinsook Kim — Discussant

Language and Social Interaction


How Conspiracies Work: National and International Approaches to Trust, Mistrust, and Authenticity

  • Heather Jaber — “This Is Lebanon: Affective Motivations, Migrant Labor, and the Kafala System”

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Studies


LGBTQ Interpersonal Communication (also listed under Interpersonal Communication)

  • Sonia Jawaid Shaikh — “Exposure to Gender-Segregated Spaces Affects Adolescents’ Binary Conceptualization of Gender and Attitudes Toward Transgender and Nonbinary People”

Minoritatian Politics: Queer/Trans*Ness, Intersectionality, and Nation (also listed under Ethnicity and Race in Communication)

  • Jessa Lingel — “The Polygraph’s Sexual Politics” (Work in Progress)

Leadership as Care: Community and Social Justice (also listed under Activism, Communication and Social Justice; Ethnicity and Race in Communication; Feminist Scholarship; and Global Communication and Social Change)

  • John L. Jackson, Jr. — Respondent

Mass Communication


Journalistic Roles and Pandemic News Coverage

  • Antoine Haywood — “U.S. Community Media: Caring With Local Communities in a Pandemic”

Mass Communication Interactive Poster Session

  • Tian Yang — “Anatomy of Audience Duplication Networks: How Individual Characteristics Differentially Contribute to the Fragmentation in News Consumption and Trust”
  • Danielle Cosme, Prateekshit Pandey, José Carreras-Tartak, Nicole Cooper, Alexandra Paul, Shannon M. Burns, and Emily Falk — “Message Self and Social Relevance is Positively Associated With Sharing Intentions: Correlational Evidence From Four Studies”

Organizational Communication


Organizations Online: Presentations and Relationships (also listed under Communication and Technology)

  • Alvin Zhou — “Causal Effects of Affordance Change on Communication Behavior: A Sample of Organizational and Leadership Accounts”
  • Brendan Mahoney — “The Presentation of Dell in Everyday Life”

Philosophy, Theory and Critique


Care on Demand: Gendered Labor and Digital Platforms (also listed under Feminist Scholarship)

  • Julia Ticona — “Trusted Strangers: A Feminist Approach to Online Markets for Care”

Multimodal Research, Teaching, and Publishing

  • John L. Jackson, Jr. — “Living My Academic Life Like It’s Multimodal”

Out of Sight, Top of Mind: Uncovering Injustice in the Digital Realm

  • Kinjal Dave — “Hidden Subjectivities: Listening to Data Past and Present”

Political Violence, Intensity, Resistance and Critical Communicative Practice

  • Heather Jaber — “Waiting for Fiber: Feeling Internet Infrastructure in Lebanon”

Political Communication


Big Debates and Key Concepts: On the State of the Field

  • Yphtach Lelkes — “Questionable and Open Research Practices: Attitudes and Perceptions Among Quantitative Communication Researchers”

Political Communication Interactive Poster Session

  • Chloé Nurik — “Performing Legitimacy: The Discursive Construction of Facebook’s Oversight Board” (Work in Progress)

Responsible Communication About Terror, Crime, Migration; Challenges and Possibilities

  • Samantha Moore-Berg — “Empathy, Dehumanization, and Misperceptions: A Media Intervention Humanizes Migrants and Increases Empathy for Their Plight, but Only if Misinformation about Migrations Is Also Corrected”

Popular Communication


K-Culture From Above and Below: Cultural Production, Consumption, and Disruption of National Promotional Discourse (also listed under Global Communication and Social Change; and Public Diplomacy)

  • Jinsook Kim, Chair — “Rebranding the Nation: Subversive Voices from K-Daughters and Resisting K-Misogyny”

Mediating Music/Sound Cultures

  • Florence Zivaishe Madenga — “What is the Black in Black Humor?: Memes, Masks, and Global Crises

Popular Communication Interactive Poster Session

  • Mohammed A. Salih — “Iran’s ‘Cinema of Empire’ Moment: Syria War, Sunni Jihadis and Iranian Quest for Regional Domination”

Public Diplomacy


K-Culture From Above and Below: Cultural Production, Consumption, and Disruption of National Promotional Discourse (also listed under Global Communication and Social Change; and Popular Culture)

  • Jinsook Kim, Chair — “Rebranding the Nation: Subversive Voices from K-Daughters and Resisting K-Misogyny”

Public Relations


Public Relations Division Top Papers

  • Alvin Zhou — “Is Mediated Dialogue Dead Yet?: How Media Affordances Affect Organization-Public Relationship Building”

Visual Communication Studies


The Important, Tragic and Absurd: Visual Representations of Politics in the Digital Age

  • Hanna E. Morris — Chair
  • Fernanda R. Rosa — “Aesthetics of Otherness; Representation of #Migrantcaravan and #Caravanamigrante on Instagram”

The Power and Limitations of Transparency in Visual Information Politics

  • Natacha Yazbeck — “Transparency and/as the Cardinal Sin of Journalism”

Visualizing the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic

  • Barbie Zelizer — Discussant

Visions of Change: Communication for Social and Environmental Justice (also listed under Activism, Communication and Social Justice; and Environmental Communication)

  • Hanna E. Morris — Respondent

Preconferences

Digital Media in Latinx and Latin America

  • María Celeste-Wagner — Respondent

Journalism Studies Colloquium

  • Adetobi Moses — "Nigeria, Segregated Publics, and the 2014 Ebola Health Crisis"

Political Communication Ph.D. Student Preconference

  • Chloe (Jae-Kyung) Ahn and Yphtach Lelkes — "Political Hobbyism and Civic Duty"