Faculty News

Damian Radcliffe, SOJC professor of practice, says posting content on LinkedIn is a great way for media companies to expand their audience.
Public health agencies often don't warn people about smoky air until it has already swept in, according to a study by researchers from the SOJC published in the journal BMC Public Health.
Social media can improve people’s ability to identify early warning signs of melanoma, according to a new study by SOJC researchers and colleagues.
In this video, SOJC Assistant Professor Diego Mauricio Cortés talks about his research exploring the rise of evangelicalism in Indigenous communities in Columbia, Ecuador and Bolivia.
SOJC Assistant Professor Whitney Phillips says that conspiracy theories about celebrities like Kate Middleton stem from a need to take control of “a really precarious, scary and unsettling moment."
Some extremists who are labeled “Christian nationalists" are actually “demonologists,” a faction of the far right that views liberals as satanic, says Whitney Phillips, SOJC media ethics professor.
Journalism Professor Seth Lewis talks about his research indicating a disconnect between how journalists see themselves and how people see journalists.
Through the SOJC’s Catalyst Journalism Project, students get real-world experience writing for local news outlets, like Eugene Weekly, The Lund Report and OPB, while filling widening news gaps.
The University of Texas is honoring Julianne H. Newton, professor of visual communication at the UO School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC), by naming one of two Faculty Recognition Awards in her honor.
Media studies professor Bryce Newell won an award from the Surveillance Studies Network for his book "Police Visibility: Privacy, Surveillance, and the False Promise of Body-Worn Cameras."