David H Tewksbury

19962019
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Professor Tewksbury conducts research examining the role of the news media in democratic systems. One strand of his research concerns how news media construct the meaning of issues in their reports and how audiences understand and respond to issue frames. Another line of research examines how news audiences select news content in the contemporary media environment. Both strands explore the normative implications of news creation and consumption for the functioning of democratic systems.

Education

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1996
M.A., University of Southern California, 1992
B.A., Occidental College, 1985

Teaching

CMN 277: Intro to Mediated Communication
CMN 529: News and Politics

Office Address

Department of Communication
3001 Lincoln Hall
702 S. Wright St.
Urbana, IL 61801

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Research Output 1996 2019

News on the Internet: Information and Citizenship in the 21st Century

Tewksbury, D. H. & Rittenberg, J., Mar 23 2012, New York: Oxford University Press. 208 p. (Oxford Series in Digital Politics)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

citizenship
news
Internet
citizen
democracy

News Framing Theory and Research

Tewksbury, D. H. & Scheufele, D. A., Jun 25 2019, Media Effects: Advances in Theory and Research. Oliver, M. B., Raney, A. A. & Bryant, J. (eds.). 4 ed. Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Framing in an Interactive News Environment

Tewksbury, D. H. & Riles, J. M., May 3 2018, Doing News Framing Analysis II: Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives. D'Angelo, P. (ed.). Routledge, 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

news
news selection
discourse
social media
website

Media fragmentation in the context of bounded social networks: How far can it go?

Riles, J. M., Pilny, A. & Tewksbury, D., Apr 1 2018, In : New Media and Society. 20, 4, p. 1415-1432 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fragmentation
social network
new media

Representations of Interpersonal Interaction and Race/Ethnicity: An Examination of Prime-Time Network Television Programs

Riles, J. M., Varava, K., Pilny, A. & Tewksbury, D., Apr 3 2018, In : Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media. 62, 2, p. 302-319 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Television networks
prime time
television program
Television
ethnicity