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University of Alabama
media, news, journalism, political communication, psychology, stereotypes, cognitive processing, political party, political ideology
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About Me

Dr. Hoewe’s research examines the social and psychological effects of news media consumption on individuals’ beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors as well as public opinion. Specifically, she studies the news media’s ability to create and perpetuate stereotypes and in-group, out-group relationships. She also explores the intersection of media and religion as well as the influence of political identity.

Recent Publications

Ahern, L., Connolly-Ahern, C., & Hoewe, J. (forthcoming). Worldviews, issue knowledge, and the pollution of a local science information environment. Science Communication.

Hoewe, J. (forthcoming). Using political journalists’ definitions of public opinion to predict source use in political news. Communication Research Reports.

Hoewe, J., & Ahern, L. (forthcoming). First-person effects of emotional and informational messages in strategic environmental communications campaigns. Environmental Communication.

Bowe, B. J., & Hoewe, J. (2016). Night and day: An illustration of framing and moral foundations in the Oklahoma shariah amendment campaign. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly. doi: 10.1177/1077699016628806

Hoewe, J., & Sherrick, B. (2015). Using the theory of reasoned action and structural equation modeling to study the influence of news media in an experimental context. Atlantic Journal of Communication, 23(5), 237-253. doi: 10.1080/15456870.2015.1090276

Ware, J., Zeldes, G. A., & Hoewe, J. (2015). News as a cultural mirror: Historically Black newspapers reflecting public views of Loving v. Virginia (1967). Journal of Social Issues, 71(4), 693-711. doi: 10.1111/josi.12144

Hoewe, J. (2014). Memory of an outgroup: (Mis)identification of Middle Eastern-looking men in news stories about crime. Journal of Media Psychology, 26(4), 161-175. doi: 10.1027/1864-1105/a000121

Hoewe, J., Bowe, B. J., & Makhadmeh, N. (2014). Broadcasting sharia: American TV news’ illustration of social identity and the emergence of a threat. Journal of Media and Religion, 13(2), 67-81. doi: 10.1080/15348423.2014.909195

Sherrick, B., Hoewe, J., & Waddell, T. F. (2014). The role of stereotypic beliefs in gender-based activation of the Proteus effect. Computers in Human Behavior, 38, 17-24. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2014.05.010

Media Coverage

Op-ed published in The Fletcher Forum: “Gendered Perceptions: The problematic impact of stereotypes in the media

Quoted in The Daily Collegian: “Generational differences in media

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