SJMC Weekly Announcements


Mike Wagner publishes new book, joins board of Isthmus

Congratulations to Mike Wagner on his new book with Elizabeth Theiss-Morse (University of Nebraska, Lincoln) Political Behavior of the American Electorate, Fifteenth Edition. The book includes new and updated elements, including a chapter on unconventional participation, support for BLM, assessment of Trump’s handling of COVID, issue ownership perceptions, a seven-decade time series of party ID, ideology, and vote choice for comparison over time.

Mike has also recently become a board member for the Isthmus newspaper. An independent local news source based in Madison, Wisconsin, Isthmus became a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization operating under the name Isthmus Community Media, Inc. in November 2020.

Kruthika Kamath passes prelim exams

Congratulations to PhD student Kruthika Kamath on successfully completing her preliminary exams!


Article accepted to International Journal of Press/Politics

PhD student Alex Koo's article "The Evolution of Self-Censorship in Hong Kong Online Journalism: Influences from Digitalization and the State" has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Press/Politics. Congratulations Alex!