My interests lie in sports and media, third-person effects, new media, and the influence of hegemonic powers in media. In addition, I have previously conducted research looking at the effects of political preference on source credibility in new media.
- PhD (in progress), Journalism and Mass Communication, The University of Iowa
- MS, 2009, Communication, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
- BA, 2007, Communication Studies and Political Science, The University of Iowa
- BS, 2003, Broadcasting, Northwest Missouri State University
- Murphy, J., and Auter, P. (2012). The politics of the source: How the credibility of a news source changes based on the political perception of blogs. American Communication Journal, 14(1), 1-17
- Murphy, J. (2009). The politics of the source: How the credibility of a news source changes based on the political perception of blogs. BEA Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
- 2004-2005 The Daily Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, IA. Sportswriter.
- 2004 KPTM-TV, Omaha, NE. Production Assistant.
Research Assistant in news production techniques and scriptwriting, University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
- Teaching Assistant in Sport, Scandal, and Strategic Communication, The University of Iowa.
- Teaching Assistant in Media Uses and Effects, The University of Iowa.
- Teaching Assistant in Images and Society, The University of Iowa.
- Teaching Assistant in Audio Production, University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
- Political and campaign communication experience
- Multimedia production
- Multi-platform proficiency
- Audio and video editing
- Copywriting and copyediting