The GLBT Interest Group presented top research paper awards on August 8, 2014 at the annual convention of AEJMC in Montreal.
Top Faculty Paper: Edward M. Kian and Danny Shipka
Research Chair Lori Blachford presents Edward M. Kian, Endowed Welch-Bridgewater Chair of Sports Media, Oklahoma State University, School of Media and Strategic Communications, with the Top Faculty Paper award, co-written by Danny Shipka of Oklahoma State. The paper was titled “Sports Journalists’ Framing of Gay NBA Player Jason Collins.”
Top Student Paper: Jose Andres Araiza
Research Chair Lori Blachford presents Jose Andres Araiza of The University of Texas at Austin with the Top Student Paper award, titled “Saying Goodbye to Men: Southern Feminists Publishing News While Challenging Patriarchy.”