Professor Dave Remund, Assistant Professor of Public Relations at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Drake University invited me to be Visiting Scholar this Fall 2013. The lectures and numerous discussions to take place then will be focused on International Public Relations with examples of research, remarks regarding the practice, and review of specific case studies. The program will soon be finalized.
Every four years, leading media around the world focus on the U.S. to cover the elections. In this chapter, we propose an international and intercultural analysis examining how leading publications in China, Russia, Iran, France, Mexico, Great-Britain, and the U.S. reported on this event.
Gardner, Liz, Wilkinson, Kenton T., Merle, Patrick F., Luo, Yunjuan, Rahimi, Mehrnaz, Cui, Boni, Rybalko, Svetlana & VanDyke, Matthew. (Forthcoming). Press Coverage of the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election: A Multinational, Cross-language Comparison. In Christof Bieber & Klaus Kamps (Ed.), The United States Presidential Election 2012: Perspectives from Election Studies, Political and Communication Studies. Berlin: Springer VS.
Jennifer Green and I received notification on April 10 that our experimental study testing the relationship between terror management theory and civic engagement intentions had been accepted for publication. It will appear in the Journal of Media Psychology. The pdf will soon be available.
The theory has recently been the focus of other empirical efforts dealing with political variables (see the April edition of Political Psychology).