Conference Papers and Panels

Black, S., De Le Fuente, M., De La Vega, S., Estrada, C., Orozco, A., Trabazo, A., Kopenhaver, L., Abreu, L., Devine, E., & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2016). Between you and me: What women tell women about working in communication, FIU Undergraduate Research Conference, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, March 31.

Blevens, F. (2014). Moderator, “Hispanics in the Media,” panel discussion of local media dignitaries, FIU CommWeek.

Blevens, F. (2014). Organizer and Moderator of screening of “A Fragile Trust,” the documentary on the Jason Blair affair at the New York Times.

Blevens, F. (2012). “Pixels, Pushbuttons and Pedagogy: Breaking Real-time Barriers in classrooms full of Millennials,” retreat for campus regional representatives for The New York Times, December.

Blevens, F. (2011). “Practicing Safe News in Sweetwater, Florida,” National Summit on News Literacy, Stony Brook University, Long Island, NY, March.

Blevens, F. (2011). “The Most Dangerous Man in America,” screening of documentary and discussion with Daniel Ellsberg, Florida International University, March.

Blevens, F. (2010). “The State of the Art of News Literacy,” AEJMC National conference, Denver, August.

Blevens, F. “The Sweetwater News Literacy Project,” AEJMC Midwinter Conference, University of Oklahoma, February.

Blevens, F. (2010). “Report from the Front Lines,” News Literacy Conference: Sharing and Cooperation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, January.

Bourk, M. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2013). News-masking: A theoretical perspective on the rituals and artifacts of news during crisis, International Association for Media and Communication Research. Mediated Communication, Public Opinion and Society Section, June 25-29, 2013, Dublin, Ireland, UK.

Durham, F. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2014). Integrating the digital curriculum: Critical and cultural approaches to journalism history, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Panel for Cultural and Critical Studies and History Divisions, August 6-9, Montreal, Canada.

Ferreira, L. (2014). “The Venezuelan media in times of crisis: Local and global concerns sponsored by the Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC), School of International and Public Affairs, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, February.

Ferreira, L. (2013). “The future of mass communication research in Latin America: Assessing where we are and where we will be in the next decade,” sponsored by the Florida International University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) and the AEJMC-FIU Latino/Latin American Research Award, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), Washington D.C., August.

Ferreira, L. (2013). “Los libretos de telenovela en la historia de la televisión colombiana,” Departamento de Comunicación Social y Periodismo, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia, April.

Ferreira, L. (2013). “Colombia: From the 1991 Constitution to the 2012-2013 peace talks, a media perspective,” Rethinking the Colombian Conundrum: Talking Peace in a Changing Landscape, Miami Consortium for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (FIU LACC-UM CLAS), University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, February.

Ferreira, L. (2014). “2014 International Emmy Awards” (Current Affairs Category), jury deliberation rounds, HBO Latin America, Miami Beach, Florida, [with submissions from the dailies El Universal (Mexico), La Nación (Costa Rica), El Nacional (Caracas), El Tiempo (Colombia), El Comercio (Ecuador), El Mercurio (Chile), El Comercio (Peru), La Nación (Argentina), El País (Uruguay), and O’Globo (Brazil)].

Ferreira, L. (2014). “Leyes de medios en América Latina,” Board of Directors Meeting, Grupo de Diarios América (GDA), San Jose, Costa Rica, April.

Ferreira, L. (2014). “The impact of the Declaration of Chapultepec: A 20th anniversary retrospective,” panelist, 31st Annual Journalists and Editors Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean: How Free Are Media in the Americas Today? School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) and the Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC), Florida International University, North Miami, Florida, March.

Ferreira, L. (2014). “Legal and ethical challenges and opportunities,” Roundtable proponent and moderator, 31st Annual Journalists and Editors Workshop on Latin America and the Caribbean: How Free Are Media in the Americas Today? School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) and the Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC), Florida International University, North Miami, Florida, March.

Ferreira, L. (2013). “Legacy and prospects of the Latin American communication research: Hispanic media markets here and there,” Roundtable proponent and moderator, Hispanic Communication Conference: Bridging Culture and Behavior, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Florida International University, North Miami, Florida, November.

Ferreira, L. (2013). “Retos éticos y legales del periodismo investigativo en la América actual: Teoría e historia, Periodismo de Datos e Interactividad,” XI Seminario Periodístico GDA-CAF, El Comercio, Quito, Ecuador, September.

Ferreira, L. (2013). “Practical and Scholarly Considerations in Latin American-European Media Relations,” Press and Public Diplomacy Counselors of the EU Embassies in Washington D.C., The European Union Center of Excellence, The Coral Gables Country Club, Coral Gables, Florida, April.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E., Black, S., de la Fuente, M. C., de la Vega, S., Estrada, C., Orozco, A., Trabazo, A., Kopenhaver, L. L., Abreu, L., & Devine, E. (2016). Between you and me: What women tell women about working in communication. Accepted for presentation at the Kopenhaver Center Research Papers special session, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 4-7.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Pinto, J. (2015). Blending technologies, classrooms & communities to communicate local concerns of sea level rise. The 2015 Conference on Communication and Environment in Boulder, International Environmental Communication Association, June 11-15, Boulder, Colorado.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Shumow, M. (2015). Nocturnal geosemiotics of forced migration: The gentrification of Miami’s Wynwood Arts District, International Communication Association. Ethnicity and Race in Communication Division, May 21-25, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E., Marino, J., & Jacobson, S. (2016). Cracking the code: Can long-form multimedia news attract – and keep – audiences?, Journalism Interactive 2016, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, February 26-27.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Shumow, M. (2014). NO OUTLET: A critical visual analysis of neoliberal narratives in mediated geographies, International Communication Association. Visual Communication Division, May 22-26, 2014, Seattle, Washington.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2013). Location matters: A critical reading of place-based apps-as-business and as-news, The Future of Journalism Conference 2013. Cardiff University School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, September 12-13, Cardiff, Wales, UK.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2013). Mediated constructions and lived experiences of place: Applying ‘communication geography’ to news and mental mapping, International Communication Association, June 17-21, 2013, London.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2013). Mediated place-making: Implicating news media as dominant definers of geography for panel titled Contested content: Mediated spaces, cultural spheres, & neoliberal discourse, International Communication Association, June 17-21, 2013, London.

Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Durham, F. (2012). It’s ok to be mad, but not ok to be mean’Storytelling of war in Afghanistan and street crime at ‘home’ in The Omaha World-Herald, International Communication Association, May 23-28, Phoenix, Arizona.

Gutsche, Jr., R. & Malewitz, J. (2011). Facing the future of online, nonprofit news: The challenges and prospects for emerging nonprofit journalism in the U.S., The Future of Journalism Conference 2011. Cardiff University School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, September 8-9, Cardiff, Wales, UK.

Gutsche, Jr., R. & Arif, R. (2011). Not paid to play: A case study of online community participants and the effects of non-monetary motivation upon public journalism, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Civic and Citizen Journalism Interest Group, August 10-13, St. Louis, Missouri.

Jacobson, S., Marino, J., & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2016). Should there be an app for that?: An analysis of interactive applications within longform news stories. Accepted for presentation at the Newspaper and Online News Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 4-7.

Jacobson, S., Pinto, J., Gutsche, Jr., R. E., & MacMillin, K. (2016). It takes a village to build a sea level rise app: Informing citizens about climate change in Miami. Accepted for presentation at International Communication Association conference, Fukuoka, Japan, June 9-13.

Jacobson, S., Fu, J., MacMillin, K., Pinto, J., Gutsche, Jr., R. E., & Monson, R. (2015). It takes a village to build a sea level rise app: Civic hacking as an approach to inform citizens about climate change in Miami, International Association for Media and Communication Research, Mediated Communication Environment, Science and Risk Communication Working Group, July 12-26, 2015, Montreal, Canada.

Jacobson, S., Gutsche, Jr., R. E. & Marino, J. (2014). The re-animation of literary journalism as a digital genre, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Newspaper and Online News Division, August 6-9, 2014, Montreal, Canada.

Jacobson, S., Myung, E., & Johnson, S. (2014). Open Media or Echo Chamber: The Use of Links in Audience Discussions on the Facebook Pages of Partisan News Organizations. International Communications Association, Seattle.

Jacobson, S., Myung, E., & Isard, C. (2013). Social Media and Media Effects: Three Case Studies. International Association of Media and Communication Researchers, Dublin.

Marino, J., Gutsche, Jr., R. E., & Jacobson, S. (2016). Groundbreaking storytelling or dancing hamsters? What eyetracking tells us about the future of digital longform journalism. Accepted for presentation at the Newspaper and Online News Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 4-7.

Marino, J., Jacobson, S. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2014). History’s hold on an emerging genre: The literary side of the new digital journalism, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Panel for International Association for Literary Journalism Studies, August 6-9, Montreal, Canada.

Marino, J., Gutsche, Jr., R. E., & Jacobson, S. (2016). Literary journalism: Exploring the genre, Panel for the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 4-7.

Marino, J., Jacobson, S., & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2016). Read, watch or tap? Eyetracking long-form journalism on mobile devices. Accepted for presentation at International Association for Literary Journalism Studies, Eleventh International Conference for Literary Journalism Studies, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brasil, May 19-21.

Martinez-Bustos, L. (2011). “Meeting the Increasing Demands for Multimedia Communication Training: Is Online Teaching the Answer?” presented at the Conference of the Educational Leadership Enhancement Program, Naples, Florida.

Park, D., Wang, W., & Pinto, J. (2013). Beyond nuclear disaster and risk: Comparison of post-Fukushima nuclear news in U.S. and German press. Presented at the 2013 meeting of the International Association of Media and Communication Research.

Parker, B., Segev, S., & Pinto, J. (2010.). What it means to go green: Consumer perceptions of green brands and dimensions of “greenness.” Presented at the meeting of the American Academy for Advertising, Minneapolis, MN.

Pinto, J., Wang, W., & Park, D. J. (2014). News sources and perceptions of health and environmental risks in international Fukushima news coverage. Presented at the meeting of the International Communication Association.

Pinto, J., Villar, M. E., & Ravinal, R. (2012). Climate change coverage in Spanish-language newspapers: Does language change the message? Presented at the meeting of the Conference on Culture, Politics, and Climate Change, Boulder, Colorado, September.

Pinto, J., Prado, P., & Collazo, M. R. (2012). Reportando el riesgo ambiental en los conflictos internacionales [Reporting environmental risk in international conflict]. Presented at the meeting of the Latin American Association of Communication Researchers (ALAIC), Montevideo, Uruguay, May.

Pinto, J., Prado, P., & Suarez, E. (2011). International environmental conflict and the news media: Deconstructing coverage of the Chevron case in Ecuador. Presented at the meeting of the International Association for Media and Communication Research, Istanbul, Turkey.

Pinto, J., & Prado, P. (2010). Environmental conflict and news media          in South America: The social construction of international environmental             disputes. Presented as part of a panel proposal to the meeting of the Latin American Studies Association, Toronto, Canada, October.

Pinto, J. (2010). Social construction of environmental rights: Mediating      public sphere debate of constitutional change in Ecuador. Presented at the Workshop for Environment and Citizenship in Latin America Project, Vancouver, Canada, April.

Ponte, T. (2012). Moderator, “Hispanics and the Media: Broadcasting” panel discussion, Hispanics and the Media: The Emerging Power ConferenceMiami, FloridaOctober.

Ponte, T., (2011). “Best Practices for Managing Media Internships,” Internships and Careers Interest Group. Internships and Careers “Bootcamp,” Workshop Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, St. Louis, August.

Ponte, T. (2011). Moderator, “The Most Dangerous Man In America: Daniel Ellsgerg and the Pentagon Papers” panel discussion with Daniel Ellsberg via Skype, Hearst Lecture Series with the collaboration of WPBT-2, Miami, Florida.

Ponte, T. (2014). Organizer, “The Story Behind the Photo: A Conversation with Pulitzer Winning Photographers and Photojournalism in the Digital Era) as part of Capture the Moment: Prize Photographs Exhibition, FIU’s Frost Museum.

Ponte. T. (2011). “Women of Influence,” interview series sponsored by the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs and Diversity, Florida International University, Miami, Florida April.

Ponte, T. (2010). “Study Abroad: Seville,” Internships and Careers Interest Group and the International Communication Division. PF&R Panel Session: Building International and Cross Cultural Internship Programs. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Denver, Colorado, August.

Richards, A. (2014). “Starting, Building and Sustaining a Successful Academic Newsroom” panel discussion, Excellence in Journalism, Society of Professional Journalists national conference, Nashville, Tennessee, September.

Richards, A. (2014). “Teaching Innovations in Journalism and Mass Communication,” panel discussion, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference, Montreal, Canada, August.

Richards, A. (2014). “Cross-Border Collaborations and Strategic Communication in the Public Interest,” ICA Conference, Seattle, Washington, May.

Richards, A. (2014). “Entrepreneurship and Digital Journalism,” South Florida Press Club, April 2014.

Richards, A. (2013). “Soaring rates of HIV infections in Miami”. Florida International University, College of Medicine and Robert Stempel School of Public Health and Social Work, Miami, Florida, November.

Richards, A. (2012). Moderator, Presidential campaign advertisements: 1952-present. Wolfsonian Museum, Miami Beach, Florida, November.

Richards, A. (2012). Moderator: American Media and HIV/AIDS, Wolfsonian Museum, Miami Beach, Florida, September.

Richards, A. (2010). “HIV/AIDS epidemic in Miami,” Florida International University, Wertheim College of Medicine and Robert Stempel School of Public Health and Social Work, Miami, Florida, December.

Salkin, E. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2015). Behold the monster: Mythical explanations of deviance and evil in news of the Amish school shooting, Association for the Education of Journalism and Mass Communication. Cultural and Critical Studies Division, August 6-9, San Francisco, California. (Top Poster Award)

Salkin, E. R. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2014). Who lost what?: An analysis of myth, loss, and proximity in news coverage of the Steubenville rape, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Cultural and Critical Studies Division, August 6-9, Montreal, Canada. (2nd place, Top Faculty Paper)

Salkin, E. & Gutsche, Jr., R. (2011). ‘It’s better than blaming a dead young man’: Creating mythical archetypes in local coverage of the Mississippi River drownings, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Cultural and Critical Studies Division, August 10-13, St. Louis, Missouri.

Sanchez, S. F. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2016). Comic book superheroes: A strategy for cultural incorporation, Sociology, Anthropology, and Geography Graduate Student Association Conference on Identities and Inequalities, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, March 4.

Segev, S., & Pinto, J. (2011). The effect of acculturation on immigrant consumers’ green behavior: Antecedents and consequences. Presented at the meeting of Sustainable Consumption – Towards Action and Impact, Hamburg, Germany, November.

Segev, S., & Pinto, J. (2011). The relationship between perceived     influence of green advertising and green consumer behavior: A comparison between acculturating Hispanics and non-Hispanics. Presented at the Society for Consumer Psychology’s Advertising and Consumer Psychology Conference on Environmental Sustainability, Eugene, Oregon, May.

Segev, S., Pinto, J., & Parker, B. (2011,). Acculturation, green consumer     behavior and the mediating role of perceived influence of advertising. Presented at the meeting of the American Academy of Advertising, Mesa, Arizona, April.

Sheerin, M. S. (2011). Making ends (and Bytes) meet: The Challenges of Teaching Multimedia at an Urban, Underfunded University (3-U), Convergence Conference, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.

Sheerin, M. S. (2014). Moderator, Photojournalism in the Digital Era Panel, Capture the Moment: Pulitzer Prize Photographs Exhibition, FIU’s Frost Museum.

Shumow, M. & Pinto, J. (2013). Immigrant Media in Southeast Florida: Discursive          Arenas for Transnational Civil Societies. Presented at the meeting of the   Latin American Studies Association, Washington, D.C., May.

Shumow, M. (2013). Contested Content: Mediated Spaces, Cultural Spheres, & Neoliberal Discourse, International Communication Association Conference, London, U.K.

Shumow, M. (2013). Immigrant Media in Southeast Florida: Discursive Arenas for Transnational Civil Societies. Latin American Studies Association Congress, Washington, D.C., May.

Shumow, M. (2013). Mapping Immigrant Media: Immigrant Communities, Civic Engagement and Democracy., AAC&U Conference: Student Success and the Quality Agenda, Miami, FL, April.

Shumow, M. & Vigon, M. (2013). The State of Spanish-Language Media, 4th International Conference “Assessing the State of Spanish Language & Latino-Oriented Media,” San Marcos, TX, February.

Shumow, M. (2012). Media Production in a Transnational Setting: Three Models of Immigrant Journalism in Venezuelan Miami, National Communication Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, November.

Shumow, M. (2012). Framing Politics in Transnational Communities: Spanish-language Immigrant Media and Election Coverage in South Florida, International Communication Association Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ, May.

Shumow, M. (2011). Immigrant Journalism, Ideology and the Production of Transnational Media Spaces. Global Fusion, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

Shumow, M. (2011). Making ends (and bytes) meet: Teaching multimedia at a 3-U. Convergence Conference, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.

Shumow, M. (2011). Connecting Cultures Through Global Media Literacy: Building a Global Framework for Media Literacy Education in the 21st Century Classroom, National Association for Media Literacy Education Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Shumow, M. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2015). Urban policy, press & place: City-making in Florida’s Miami-Dade County, International Communication Association. Journalism Studies Division, May 21-25, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Shumow, M. (2013). “Mapping Transnational/Mediate Space: The Case of Hispanic Immigrant Media in South Florida,” FIU’s 3rd Annual Global Learning Conference: The Future of Global Learning,” April.

Shumow, M. (2013).“Finding Affordable GIS Solutions: Using Open Source Software to Create Custom Web Maps,” FIU GIS Day, Geo-Humanities: Drawing New Connections in Time and Space, March.

Shumow, M. (2011). “Spring 2011 LACC Affiliated Faculty Colloquium: Immigration from an Interdisciplinary Perspective,” Florida International University.

Shumow, M. (2012). “SJMC’s New Digital Media Studies Major,” Scripps Day, October.

Shumow, M. (2012). Moderator, Hispanic Media Futures Conference, October.

Shumow, M. (2011). Moderator, “Leading Transformation in the Hispanic Media Landscape,” Hearst Distinguished Lecture Series, September.

Shumow, M. & Gutsche, Jr., R. E. (2015). Urban policy, press & press: City-making in Florida’s Miami-Dade County. Urban Affairs Association conference, April 8-11, Miami, Florida.

Takahashi, B., Pinto, J., Vigon, M., & Chavez, M. (2014). El ambiente y las noticias: Understanding U.S. Spanish language newsrooms’ coverage of             environmental issues. International Communication Association.

Takahashi, B., Pinto, J., Vigon, M., & Chavez, M. (2013). Understanding U.S. Spanish Language News Coverage of Environmental Issues: Newsrooms Decision-Making and Roles. International Association of Media and Communication Research.

Veraldi, L. & Veraldi, D. M. (2014). Free Speech and Safer Schools: The Research on Restorative Practices. Presented at the 30th Annual Symposium in Forensic Psychology, San Diego, CA, March.

Veraldi, L. (2013). Free Speech and Social Media: Do School Officials Shed Their Disciplinary Authority at the Schoolhouse Gate? Presented to the Law and Policy Division of the AEJMC Southeast Colloquium, Tampa, FL, March.

Veraldi, L. &. Veraldi, D. M. (2012). “The practical impact of psychological research on the regulation of video game violence,” 28th Annual Symposium in Forensic Psychology, American College of Forensic Psychology, San Francisco, CA, April.

Veraldi, L. & Veraldi, D. M. (2010). The Blood of Patriots and Tyrants: What the Research Says about the Proper Balance between Free Speech and Public Safety. Presented to the Annual Symposium in Forensic Psychology of the American College of Forensic Psychology, San Francisco, CA, April.

Veraldi, L. (2010). The Newspaper-Broadcast Cross-Ownership Rules: Content-Neutral or Tools of Censorship? Law and Policy Division at the AEJMC Southeast Colloquium, Chapel Hill, NC, March.

Veraldi, L. (2012). Since Roe: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. FIU Honors College Colloquium at the Biscayne Bay Campus, Miami, FL, April.

Veraldi, L. (2012). Campaign Finance Reform: Taking a Closer Look at SuperPacs. African-American Research Library and Cultural Center, Broward County Library, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Vigón M. & Martínez L. (2012). Not Business as Usual presented in an expanded session “Battle Ground Arizona,” International Communication AssociationPhoenix.

Vigón, M. (2012). Spanish-Language Television Coverage of Immigration Issues, AEJMC Chicago.

Vigón M. & Martínez L. (2012). Not Business as Usual presented in an expanded session “Battle Ground Arizona,” International Communication AssociationPhoenix.

Vigón M. (2013). “Expansión de los medios de comunicación en español: retos y oportunidades” Convention of the National Association of Hispanic Journalism, Los Angeles.

Vigón M. (2011). The Challenges of Covering Islam in America, Convention of the National Association of Hispanic Journalism, Orlando, FL.

Vigón M. (2011). The Arizona’s Immigration Law Media Coverage, Convention of the National Association of Hispanic Journalism, Orlando, FL.

Zamith, R., Pinto, J., & Villar, M. (2011). Constructing climate change in the Americas: An analysis of news coverage in U.S. and South American newspapers. International Conference on Communication and Mass Media, Athens, Greece, May.