Dr. Gregory Perreault

Education: Ph.D. in Journalism, Missouri School of Journalism; M.A. in Communication, Culture & Technology, Georgetown University; B.A. in Communication, Palm Beach Atlantic University. Teaching and Research Specialties: Journalism and New Technology, Religion & Media, & Games Studies. Awards: Fulbright-Botstiber U.S. Scholar Award in Austrian American Studies. "Digital Journalist Role Conception in Austria and America." Fulbright Commission. U.S. Department of State. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. 2020-2021 Top Faculty Paper, "What is Digital Journalism? Defining the Practice and Role of Digital Journalism." 2020 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Electronic News Division. Top Faculty Paper, "Picturing the President: Visual analysis of the Donald Trump presidency on U.S. magazine covers between 2016 and 2018." 2019 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. Magazine Media Division.

There are 9 included publications by Dr. Gregory Perreault :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
The Discursive Construction Of The Gamification Of Journalism 2020 45 This study explores the discursive, normative construction of gamification within journalism. Rooted in a theory of discursive institutionalism and by analyzing a significant corpus of metajournalistic discourse from 2006 to 2019, the study demonstra...
The First Lady Of Social Media: The Visual Rhetoric Of Michelle Obama's Twitter Images 2018 1 While American first ladies have long used media to craft their image, Michelle Obama is the first contemporary first lady to use social media to promote her public persona. We use the lens of symbolic convergence theory to explore the fantasy themes...
The GamerGate Controversy And Journalistic Paradigm Maintenance 2016 1 GamerGate is a viral campaign that became an occasion, particularly from August 2014 to January 2015, to both question journalistic ethics and badger women involved in game development and gaming criticism. Gaming journalists thus found themselves ma...
Metajournalistic Discourse On The Rise Of Gaming Journalism 2019 21 Gaming journalism, which finds its origins in public relations-oriented gaming magazines, discursively attached itself to traditional journalism in the wake of the 2014 GamerGate controversy. Yet it had remained unclear where gaming journalism fits w...
Mobile Journalism As Lifestyle Journalism? 2018 44 Mobile journalism is one of the fastest areas of growth in the modern journalism industry. Yet mobile journalists find themselves in a place of tension, between print, broadcast, and digital journalism and between traditional journalism and lifestyle...
Narrative Framing Of The Syrian Refugee Crisis In British Religious News 2019 12 This paper examines how religious news organizations in the UK covered the Syrian refugee crisis in Europe. Using narrative framing theory, this paper examines all coverage from 2015 and 2016 published in BBC Religion (a part of BBC News), The Muslim...
Politicians, Photographers, And A Pope: How State-Controlled And Independent Media Covered Francis's 2015 Cuba Visit 2017 1 Pope Francis’s 2015 visit to Cuba provided a unique opportunity for a comparative study of state-controlled and independent media systems. This study, grounded in the interpretivist tradition, uses symbolic convergence theory and fantasy theme analys...
The Psychology Of Student Wellness: Relationships, Detractors And Exam Anxiety 2019 1 Recent reports on university student wellness expose a disturbing trend. Students indicate heightened depression and anxiety, with a decrease in healthy lifestyle behaviors. The most significant inhibitors to wellness were related to university activ...
Punishing Brady, Redeeming Brady: A Fantasy Theme Analysis Of Memes From The 2015 Deflategate Controversy 2019 1 This research explores the memes from the 2015 Deflategate controversy shared via Twitter. Through the lens of Symbolic Convergence Theory (SCT), and its associated method of Fantasy Theme Analysis, these memes illustrate four distinct fantasies that...