Joshua Murphy

Joshua Murphy
Graduate Student

 

 

Research interests:

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.

Education:

  • 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

Research/Publications:

  • 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.

Professional Experience:

  • 2004-2005 The Daily Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, IA. Sportswriter.
  • 2004 KPTM-TV, Omaha, NE. Production Assistant.

Academic Experience:

Research Assistant in news production techniques and scriptwriting, University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Courses Taught:

  • 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.

Other Skills/Expertise:

  • Political and campaign communication experience
  • Multimedia production
  • Multi-platform proficiency
  • Audio and video editing
  • Copywriting and copyediting

Contact information:

E-mail: joshua-murphy@uiowa.edu

Twitter: @joshua_c_murphy