Category Archives: communication

Donald G. Godfrey is a broadcast educator, professional broadcaster, and historian. Godfrey is also a past president of the national Broadcast Education Association (BEA), a former editor of the Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, and served as president of the … Continue reading

Shawn J. Parry-Giles is a professor of communication and director of the Center for Political Communication and Civic Leadership at the University of Maryland. She answered some questions about her UIP book Hillary Clinton in the News: Gender and Authenticity in American … Continue reading

What do Victoria Woodhull, Belva Lockwood, Margaret Chase Smith, Shirley Chisholm, Patricia Schroeder, Lenora Fulani, Elizabeth Dole and Carol Moseley Braun have in common? Each of these women ran for the office of President of the United States. Of course … Continue reading

So Ken Ham and Bill Nye debated. Young-earth creationists were the winners by virtue of being on the same stage with a nationally known science educator before a national audience. The commentary has flowed from both camps.  But did anyone … Continue reading

To coincide with the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) annual meeting August 8-10, 2013, in Washington, D.C., we are offering eBook versions of three University of Illinois Press communication titles on sale for $2.99. The sale will … Continue reading

Inger L. Stole is an associate professor of communications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  She answered our questions about her book Advertising at War: Business, Consumers, and Government in the 1940s. Q: What is the Wheeler-Lea Amendment that was … Continue reading

The January 13, 2013, edition of The New York Times includes a review of Aurora Wallace’s new University of Illinois book Media Capital: Architecture and Communications in New York City. “News buffs and urban planners alike will appreciate . . . Media … Continue reading

The UIUC News Bureau profiles Inger Stole’s new University of Illinois Press book Advertising at War: Business, Consumers, and Government in the 1940s. “While it might be hard to imagine in the midst of the ad-soaked holiday season, there was … Continue reading

Henry Jenkins’s Confessions of an Aca-Fan blog features a multi-segment Q&A with Aniko Bodroghkozy, author of Equal Time: Television and the Civil Rights Movement. From Part Three: One of the surprising discoveries you made was that while the networks did cover … Continue reading

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) has awarded Matthew C. Ehrlich’s Radio Utopia: Postwar Audio Documentary in the Public Interest the annual Tankard Book Award, which honors well-written and groundbreaking first-edition scholarly monographs relevant to journalism and … Continue reading