Category Archives: Advanced Work in Media Studies

The Black Market Paradox: How the market of Black people in America is simultaneously holding steady, shrinking, and expanding

The Black Market Paradox: How the market of Black people in America is simultaneously holding steady, shrinking, and expanding. Continue reading

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Psychology of Selfies: A TEDxSyracuseUniversity Talk

My TEDx talk on the Psychology of Selfies has been posted! Check it out, share it with your friends. Tag your own #healthieselfie! Check out more selfie psychology with the teaser posts leading up to the talk… #TBTSelfie Part 1: My Earliest … Continue reading

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Increasing Individualism in Youth Created Music Videos on YouTube (2007-2013)

Congratulations to Steven Kendrat, a recent MA graduate from the TV, Radio, and Film Department at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University on having his masters thesis accepted at AEJMC in August! Abstract Since its launch in … Continue reading

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“I Share, Therefore I Am: Building Brand Engagement Campaigns” on Think with Google

In today’s participatory culture, getting eyeballs is no longer enough. Now, brands aim to engage consumers on a deeper level to foster long-term loyalty. So how do you encourage existing fans and potential new customers to like, share, comment on … Continue reading

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Health communication and the digital divide: The role of display resolution on eHealth intervention effectiveness.

Advances in new media have drastically altered health communication (Cassell, Jackson, & Cheuvront, 1998; Abroms, Schaivo, & Lefebvre, 2008), but the effectiveness of eHealth interventions may depend upon platform and hardware access (Bennett & Glasgow, 2009). The current research investigates how … Continue reading

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Cher & Jessica Simpson: An Investigation into Star Marriages

The star marriage is a recognizable entertainment industry entity; it can develop, distinguish, and destroy a celebrity. Sonny and Chér, one of the most popular star couples of American culture, defined a marriage blueprint for subsequent generations. Thirty years later, … Continue reading

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