March 14, 2014



Gordon, Bressers receive research award

By Ambrosia Franklin

Joye Gordon and Bonnie Bressers, both associate professors in journalism and mass communications, were the recipients of the third annual Industry Research Forum Award. This is award is given by the Council of Affiliates of Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and the Scripps Howard Foundation.

Their proposal "Ethical Orientation, Professional Identity, and Ethical Assessment of News Subsidization among Journalist and Public Relations Professionals" was one of four selected from a group of competitive proposals. They will present their study findings at the annual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication convention Aug. 6-9 in Montreal, Canada.