2019 AEJMC KACA Sessions

The 2019 AEJMC conference, held in Toronto, Canada, will proudly hold several KACA sessions and social events. We hope to see everyone at the conference.




Date: August, 8
10 to 11:30 a.m. / T045 Willow West (Mezzanine Level)

Korean American Communication Association Refereed Paper Session
The Korean Society for Journalism & Communication Studies (KSJCS) Sponsored Session

Kyung Jung Han, California State, Bakersfield


Mediatic Turn and an Emergence of New Generation in Media Research: KSJCS 60th Anniversary and Beyond
Jae-Jin Lee, Hanyang University, Korea,
and Jongsoo Lim, Sejong University, Korea

How Risk Communication via Facebook and Twitter Shapes Behavioral Intentions: The Case of Fine Dust Pollution in South Korea
** Woohyun Yoo, Incheon National University, Korea

Explicating User Heuristics in Algorithm-Driven News Recommendations
Donghee Shin, Chung-Ang University, Korea

Imbalanced Online Social Support: Optimal Matching in an Online Community for Korean Mothers with Postpartum Depression
Hyang-Sook Kim, Towson; Mun-Young Chung, Bloomsburg,
Eun Soo Rhee, Towson,
and Youjeong Kim, New York Institute of Technology

Examining Types of Multiplayer Game Users: Social Capital, Motivators, Psychological Factors, Game Behaviors, Usage Pattern
Hun Kim and Byeng-Hee Chang, Sungkyunkwan, Korea,
and Kyung-Ho Hwang, Kyungnam University, Korea

Identifying Online Comment Rigging by a Machine Learning Analysis
Chong Hyun Park and Yu Won Oh, Sejong University, Korea,
and Jeong-Nam Kim, Oklahoma

The Effects of a Descriptive Norms Recycling Video on Information Processing and Behavioral Intention
Hyeseung Koh, Texas at Austin,
and Maria K. Lapinski, Michigan State

Gratification Sought and Gratification Obtained by Watching Short Video Clips and the Discrepancy between the Two: Focusing on the Role of Device and Platform
Eugene Lee, Minnesota
** Top Research (second place) Paper

Jiyoun Kim, Maryland


11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. / T063 Willow West (Mezzanine Level)
Korean American Communication Association Business Session
Business Meeting/ Research Paper session
Gi Woong Yun, Nevada, Reno

Making a Difference on How to See North Korea: A comparative Analysis of the U.S. and South Korea Partisan Media in the Era of Trump
* Myoung-Gi Chon and Rachel Son, Auburn

#MeToo Movement in Political Media Era: Comparison Study between the U.S. media and Korean Media
Meehyun Jeon, Sogang University, Korea;
Hyoung Oh Kim, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea,
and Chang Wan Woo, James Madison

Cancer Coverage in Korean American Community Newspapers: Source Nationality and Its Relationship with Cancer Prevention and Screening Information
Jungmi Jun, Joonkyong Kim, Minhee Choi,
and Yujin Heo, South Carolina

The Power of Humor: The Role of Political Entertainment Programming in South Korea in Enhancing Attitudes toward the Oppositional Source
Hoon Lee and Jiyoung Yeon, Kyung Hee University, Korea

Relations among Public Diplomacy, Nation-Public Relationship, and Reputation of Asian Countries: Applying Niche Theory
Danna Park and Heewon Cha, Ewha Womans University, Korea

The Impact of Reputational Crisis Type, Public Frame, Emotion, and Country Stereotypes on Corporate Reputation: from the Perspective of Legitimacy Evaluation of Global Company Operating in Republic of Korea
Junhee Lee, Seung Hee Yoo
and Heewon Cha, Ewha Womans University, Korea
** Top Research (first place) Paper


Sumin Shin, Wisconsin, Whitewater


KACA social dinner

Date: August, 8 (Thursday)
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: Korean Grill House, 214 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V 1Z2, Canada. Google Maps location link (https://goo.gl/maps/H4BE7VEkeSnFbAK58)
Fee: $35 U.S. for Faculty ($25 for additional adult family member and $15 for a child); $15 U.S. for students ($15 for each additional family member).
RSVP: https://forms.gle/sPjnrVHcW6Mfwg4r6 . You can join the social without the RSVP, but your RSVP will greatly help us organize the event.

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