Native advertising's very effectiveness can make it deceptive and endangering to journalistic credibility, say a group of journalists and advertising and public relations executives interviewed by CMCI researchers.
Continuing a tradition established in 2012, University of Colorado Boulder faculty members, students and staff presented their research at the 2016 Denver Comic Con, touching on topics such as gender representation in popular media, action figure culture and the racial politics in recent Superman comics.
Laurie Gries, an assistant professor of communication, has won a 2016 CCCC Advancement of Knowledge Award for her book, Still Life with Rhetoric: A New Materialist Approach for Visual Rhetorics, which explores how images often spread and change across different media, genres and locations.
Christian Hammons, an instructor in CU-Boulder’s departments of Critical Media Practices and Anthropology, has received a grant to design and launch a new peer-reviewed, open-access journal called Mimesis: The Journal of Documentary and Ethnographic Media . The journal will be ground-breaking in its use of multimedia. “Many academic journals include...