2021 AEJMC-KACA Program

This year’s AEJMC-KACA program is out! Please check out the full program!

AEJMC 2021 Korean American Communication Association Program

Session I. Refereed Paper Session

Thursday, August 5 (5:00-6:30 p.m. CDT)


Gi Woong Yun, University of Nevada, Reno


Yeonsoo Kim, James Madison University

Young Eun Park, Colorado State University

How news usage and the perceived credibility of government news sources contributed to engaging in preventive behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic: In the context of the Protection Motivation Theory*

Se Jung Kim, Syracuse University

Seo Yoon Lee, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Heejae Lee, Syracuse University

Shengjie Yao, Syracuse University

A social identity model of localized social media dependency during earthquake disaster

Jinhee Kim, Pohang University of Science and Technology

Yong-Chan Kim, Yonsei University

Mihye Seo, Sungkyunkwan University

Idealized science vs. scientific skepticism in South Korea: Micro-level evidence for the two-cultures thesis

Seihill Kim, University of South Carolina

Ali Zain, University of South Carolina

Yu-Jin Heo, University of South Carolina

Portals as a gateway to civic engagement: The case of South Korea**

Damhee Kim, University of Arizona

Joshua von Herrmann, University of Arizona

Seungahn Nah, University of Oregon

*Top Student Paper

**Top Paper

Session II. KACA-AEJMC Business Meeting & Webinar

Thursday, August 5 (7:00-8:30 p.m. CDT)

KACA Business Meeting (7:00-7:30 p.m. CDT)


Hanna Park, Sun Moon University

KACA Webinar (7:30-8:30 p.m. CDT)

Big Data Analytics and Media AI for Data-Driven Journalism Studies

Presenter: Daemin Park, Sun Moon University

This webinar will discuss the possibility of data-driven journalism studies to describe journalistic practices based on news big data analytics and media AI. Some cases such as BigKinds(natural language analysis system of text news) and KDX-AI(a large-scale dataset of broadcast videos) in South Korea will be introduced.

Session III. Graduate SocialHow to Sail Smoothly from Academia to Industry” *

Friday, August 6 (7:00-8:00 p.m. CDT)

* AEJMC registration is not required.

Special Speakers:

Hyunji Lee, Researcher, Korean Foundation for International Cultural Exchange

Arnold DongWoo Chung, Data Science Consultant, Accenture

Session IV. KACA Social *

Friday, August 6 (8:00-9:00 p.m. CDT)

* AEJMC registration is not required.

KACA Social & Graduate Social Registration: https://forms.gle/3PkUstPnhgB3FitBA

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