The Department of Communication and Media offers many kinds of events, most free and open to the public. We organize and sponsor numerous lectures, workshops and conferences over the course of the academic year. Our programming covers a wide range of topics and features presenters from diverse disciplines and is designed to foster an understanding of the mass media and emerging media.
Fall 2016 Communication and Media Speaker Series | When User Comments Meet the News: Korean Case Studies
Eun-Ju Lee (Ph. D. Stanford University) is Professor in the Department of Communication at Seoul National University, Republic of Korea. Her research centers on social cognition and social influence in computer-based communication. She has investigated how the mediation by technology affects the ways in which people form impressions about their interactants, process information, and respond to group dynamics. Her more recent projects are concerned with how user comments on Internet news sites shape individuals’ perceptions of and reactions to news and how social media are utilized as a channel for para-social interaction with politicians. She has published over 50 journal articles and book chapters and her work has won several top paper awards from various divisions of International Communication Association (ICA), National Communication Association (NCA), and Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). She was a Board Member-at-Large for ICA (2009-2012), representing East Asia, and has served as Associate Editor for the Journal of Communication and Human Communication Research. She also co-edited Media Psychology and is incoming Editor-in-Chief of Human Communication Research.
|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||Communication, International, Internet, Korean Studies, Media, Research, Scholarship|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Communication and Media, International Institute, Nam Center for Korean Studies|