Publications and Conference Papers

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Academic Journal Articles

Brown, C., Willis, E., Havard, C., and Irwin, R. (In Press). From tailgating to Twitter: Fans’ use of social media at a gridiron matchup between two historically black colleges.” Journal of Applied Sport Management.

Brown, C, Hendrickson, E. and Littau, J. (2014) “New opportunities for diversity: Twitter, journalists and traditionally underserved communities.” Social Media Studies 1(1) pp. 1-16.

Groves, J. and Brown, C. (2013). 40 million page views is not enough: An examination of the Christian Science Monitor’s evolution from SEO to engagement. ISOJ 3(2), pp. 19-38.

Brown, C. (2012). Memstorm: Twitter as a community-driven breaking news tool. ISOJ 2(2). pp. 5-32.

Groves, J. and Brown, C. (2011). Stopping the presses: A longitudinal case study of the Christian Science Monitor transition from print daily to web always. ISOJ 1(2) pp. 95-136.

Brown, C. and Groves, J. (2010). New media, enduring values: How three news organizations managed change in an age of uncertainty. Electronic News 4(3). pp. 131-145

Other Publications

Brown, C. (2014), February 27). Hunting for the power of networks on Twitter. PBS MediaShift.

Brown, C. (2013, December) Startups need to address real needs. Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab.

Brown, C. (2013, June 18). Memphis brings diversity to entrepreneurship in journalism education. PBS MediaShift.

Brown, C. (2012, December 20). Journalistic skills are still marketable. Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab.

Brown, C. (2012, Fall). Student paper at Memphis fights censorship. Media Law Notes 41 (1), p. 1.

Brown, C. (2012, June). Participatory journalism: A case study of emergency news in Memphis. Convergence Newsletter IX (5).

Brown, C.  (2012, April 1). Book Review: Participatory Journalism: Guarding Open Gates at Online Newspapers. Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism 3(1), pp. 388-389.

Brown, C. (2012, Winter). Book Review:  Changing The News: The Forces Shaping Journalism in Uncertain Times. Newspaper Research Journal 33(1), pp. 136-137.

Groves, J. and Brown, C. (2012, March 12.) A call for leadership: Newspaper execs deserve the blame for not changing the culture. Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab. [Note: This post got 4,108 pageviews,  4:53 average time on page, ~327 hours of total time, 308 tweets, 18 Facebook likes/shares, 127 LinkedIn shares and was referenced by the Guardian newspaper]

Brown, C. (2011, December 19). The social media bubble may burst, and more predictions for 2012. Harvard’ Nieman Journalism Lab.

Groves, J. and Brown, C. (2011, April 20). Chasing pageviews with values: How the Christian Science Monitor has adjusted to a web-first, SEO’d world. Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab.

 Brown, C. (January/February 2010). Book Review: The Truth About Email Marketing. The Bridge (26)1: pg. 6.

Conference papers accepted for presentation

Groves, J. and Brown, C. (2014). The lean newsroom: A manifesto for risk. Paper accepted for presentation at the at Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference in Montreal, Canada.

Brown, C. (2013). Newsroom 2.0: Organizational culture and managing change at a daily newspaper in the digital age. Paper accepted for presentation at the International Communication Association conference in London, England.

Brown, C., Willis, E., and Irwin, R. (2013). From tailgating to Twitter: Fans’ use of social media at a gridiron matchup between two historically black colleges. Paper accepted for presentation at the American Advertising Association International conference in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Groves, J. and Brown, C. (2013). 40 million page views is not enough: An examination of the Christian Science Monitor’s evolution from SEO to Engagement.  Paper accepted for presentation by the International Symposium of Online Journalism in Austin, TX.

“Changing newsrooms:  Contributions from newsroom ethnography in the digital age.” (2012). Proposed panel accepted by the Newspaper and Online News Division; served as panel moderator at the Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference in Chicago, IL.

 Brown, C.  (2012).Memstorm: Twitter as a community-driven breaking news tool. Paper accepted for presentation at the International Symposium on Online Journalism in Austin, TX. (Note: Acceptance rate was 32 percent)

Groves, J. and Brown, C. (2011) “Stopping the presses: A longitudinal case study of the Christian Science Monitor transition From print daily to web always.” Paper accepted for presentation at the Communication in the Millenium conference in San Diego, CA.

Brown, C, Hendrickson, E. and Littau, J. (2011) “New opportunities for diversity: Twitter, journalists and traditionally underserved communities.”  Paper accepted for presentation at the International Symposium on Online Journalism in Austin, TX.

Groves, J. and Brown, C. (2011) “Stopping the presses: A longitudinal case study of the Christian Science Monitor transition From print daily to web always.” Paper accepted for presentation at the International Symposium on Online Journalism in Austin, TX.

Littau, J., Brown, C., Hendrickson, E. and Oyedeji, T. (2010). “Curated creativity: The relationship  between Twitter use and blog productivity.” Accepted for presentation at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference, Denver, CO.

“Bringing in the audience: Social media and new connections in magazines and the news classroom.” (2010) Proposed panel accepted by Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference in Denver, CO.

Brown, C. and Groves, J. (2009) New media, enduring values: How three news organizations  managed change in an age of uncertainty. Accepted for presentation at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference in Boston, MA.

Brown, C.  (2007). “Bias in the Newsroom: Newspaper staff describe the personal, organizational and structural influences on coverage.” Accepted for presentation at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference in Washington, D.C.

Brown, C., Thorson, E. and Fleming, K. (2006). “Taking action on credibility: Does APME’s Credibility Roundtable Program have measurable effects?” Accepted for presentation at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in San Francisco, CA.