Richard G. Johnson
Richard G. Johnson

Richard G. Johnson

Assistant Professor
College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Journalism, Media & Computing

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Romney, M., Johnson, R. G., & Roschke, K. Narratives of life experience in the digital space: a case study of the images in Richard Deitsch’s single best moment project., Information, Communication & Society, 1-17, 2016

Publications

  • It “breaks down this wall”: Dualities in Journalists’ Engagement with Twitter Followers. Doctoral dissertation, The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, 2015
  • Johnson, R. G. Community journalists and personal relationships with sources and community organizations. Master’s Thesis, Brigham Young University., 2012

Presentations

  • “It's Like a Bar Journalists Hang Out At:" Social Media's Erosion of Walls Between Journalists and Their Twitter followers. Presented at the annual conference for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication., 2016
  • Panel member. E-crowding the gridiron: Balancing journalism practices and online community building in local sports journalism. Professional freedom and responsibility panel on August 6, 2016, at the annual conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2016
  • Johnson, R. G. (2016). Dualities in journalists' engagement with Twitter followers. Presented at the annual conference for the Association For Education in Journalism and Mass Communication on August 5, 2016, in Minneapolis, Minnesota., 2016
  • Johnson, R. G., & Romney, M. (2016). How the West was lost: Geographic bias on sports network highlight shows. Presented at the annual conference for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication on August 5, 2016, in Minneapolis, Minnesota., 2016
  • Panel moderator, Workshop session: Putting the "hyper" in hyperlocal: Teaching students to get excited about and involved in community journalism. Pre-conference workshop at the annual conference for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication on August 3, 2016, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2016
  • Romney, M., Johnson, R. G., & Roschke, K. (2015). Life experience narratives in the digital space: Images in Richard Deitsch’s Single Best Moment project.” Paper accepted for presentation at the annual convention of the International Communication Association from May 21-25, 2015, in San Juan, Puerto Rico., 2015
  • Johnson, R. G., & Romney, M. (2014). Setting the agenda through hybrid messages: A study of SportsCenter and Fox Sports Live. Presented April 8, 2014, at the Student Research in Progress session at the annual conference of the Broadcast Education Association in Las Vegas, Nevada., 2014
  • Johnson, R. G., & Romney, M. (2014). Promoting sports network’s interests through hybrid messages: A study of SportsCenter and Fox Sports Live. Presented at the annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication on August 6, 2014, in Montreal, Canada., 2014
  • Johnson, R. G, (2013). “Just because you’re a journalist doesn’t mean you aren’t a citizen.” Community journalists and relationships with sources and community organizations. Presented at the annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication on August 10, 2013, in Washington, D.C., 2013
  • Panel member, “Big Ideas and Best Practices For Student-Produced News,” (2013). Pre-conference workshop at the annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication on August 10, 2013, in Washington, D.C., 2013
  • Johnson, R. G., & Randle, Q. (2011). A new community journalism? The Deseret News’ shift toward Gemeinschaft and a values-centered audience. Presented at the annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication on August 11, 2011, in St. Louis, Missouri., 2011