Carolyn Nielsen presents at journalism conference, elected to national board

Friday, September 2, 2011 - 7:31am

Carolyn Nielsen, an assistant professor of journalism at Western Washington University, presented her research "Coproduction or Cohabitation? Gatekeeping, Workplace, and Mutual Shaping Effects of Anonymous Online Comment Technology in the Newsroom" in the Communication Technology Division at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication annual conference in St. Louis Aug. 9-13.

Nielsen also was a finalist in AEJMC's annual Great Idea for Teachers competition. She presented her teaching idea, "Mass Media Ethics We Will Study, Hmmm: Using Yoda and Other Archetypes to Teach Ethical Concepts," at the conference.

As well, Nielsen was elected to the national board of AEJMC's Commission on the Status of Women.