We distributed an informal survey on Facebook and received 26 responses.
Each doctor answered just one question: “What Does It Feel Like to be Finally

26.9% of respondents graduated in 2021, and 11% of respondents graduated
in 2020, during the height of the pandemic. Answers varied, but
overwhelmingly, a “sense of…

Dr. Yong Volz is an Associate Professor and Faculty Chair of Journalism Studies at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Dr. Volz shares her experience as a researcher and educator with GSIG’s Research Delegate, Cory MacNeil.

Dr. Yong Volz pictured above

Dr. Yong Volz touches on her experiences teaching Advanced Qualitative Methods and how…

Sophia Mueller (Assistant PF&R Chair) and Matt Blomberg (PF&R Chair) share five suggestions for conducting ethical research

PF&R may not come first to mind in up holding research ethics. However, our responsibility in relation to our professional freedom, plays out in a host of ways, research included. Ethics in research…

Marc is currently a U.S. Army officer and Ph.D. student at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications. He is a West Point grad who has been awarded several decorations. In this interview, Marc shares his background, research interests, and more with GSIG’s Assistant PF&R Chair, Sophia Mueller.

Pictured above: Marc Vielledent

GSIG’s PF&R Chair Matt Blomberg discusses a new outlook on PF&R and the importance of not only academic freedom but also responsibility.

Undoubtedly, at the start of 2021, goals for the new year began filling our to-do lists. We plan to work out more, eat healthier, spend more time with…

By Lisa Lenoir and Eve Heffron

GSIG generated a list of insightful teaching approaches and resources from eight institutions that are useful for online learning. The institutions were randomly selected from organizations represented at the 2019 AEJMC conference and statements have been synthesized to offer relevant strategies. The full statements…

Meet Alex Olshansky, a second-year PhD student at Texas Tech University, and GSIG member. Alex spent some time talking with GSIG’s Rosalynn Vasquez to discuss his research interests in misinformation and pseudoscience, including his work on the Flat Earth movement.

Q: Tell us about your current research regarding “science denial” phenomenon and how your Flat Earth study shed new light into the issue.

A: As one might imagine, it’s hard to find a…


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