Dr. Jennifer Moore

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Professional title

Assistant Professor

Bio

About

Jennifer E. Moore (Ph.D. Minnesota, 2012) is an assistant professor of journalism. Prior to UMD, Moore spent three years as an assistant professor in the Department of Communication and Journalism at the University of Maine. Her research interests include journalism history, visual communication, digital news preservation and public health. Moore’s undergraduate teaching experience includes courses in digital journalism, visual communication, ethics, media history and social media. Prior to academia, Moore worked as a radio news reporter producer, a promotion director at a non-profit health care organization, and as a production manager at two Minneapolis-based interactive media agencies through the early 2000s.

Moore is currently a co-coordinator of the Joint Journalism and Communication Historians Conference (JJCHC), the annual meeting between the American Journalism Historians Association (AJHA) and the American Educators in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) History Division. She also serves as treasurer on the steering committee of the Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression, held annually at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Education

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2012

Publications

Peterson, Scott D. and Jennifer E. Moore. “Picturing Sports: Finding the ‘Actual’ in Nineteenth Century Illustrated Sporting News” Journalism History. (October 2015).

Moore, Jennifer E. and Jennifer L. Bonnet. “Preserving News as History: Perspectives on Born Digital News in the Pine Tree State.” Newspaper Research Journal. (Summer 2015).

Moore, Jennifer E. “Ours Has Been No Pleasing Task’: Sensationalism in Frank Leslie’s Campaign Against Swill Milk.” In David B. Sachsman and David Bulla, editors, Sensationalism: Murder, Mayhem, Mudslinging, Scandals, and Disasters in 19th Century Reporting. Transaction Publishers. July 2013.

Moore, Jennifer E., William Huntzicker, and Hazel Dicken-Garcia. “‘What H.G. Knows About…’: Cartoonist Thomas Nast's 1872 Crusade Against Presidential Candidate Horace Greeley.” In David B. Sachsman and David Bulla, editors, Sensationalism: Murder, Mayhem, Mudslinging, Scandals, and Disasters in 19th Century Reporting. Transaction Publishers. July 2013.

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