CV

Here are a few recent highlights:

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Brown, D. K., Wilner, T., & Masullo, G. M. (In press). “It’s just not the whole story”: Black perspectives of protest portrayals.Manuscript accepted at The Howard Journal of Communication.

Wilner, T., Montiel Valle, D. A., & Masullo, G. M. (2021). “To me, there’s always a bias”: Understanding the public’s folk theories about journalism. Journalism Studies. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1461670X.2021.1979422?src=

Wilner, T., Wallace, R., Lacasa-Mas, I., & Goldstein, E. (2021). The tragedy of errors: Political ideology, perceived journalistic quality, and media trust. Journalism Practice. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17512786.2021.1873167

Wilner, T., & Holton, A. (2020). Breast cancer prevention and treatment: Misinformation on Pinterest in 2018. American Journal of Public Health, 110, S300-S304.https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2020.305812

Invited Essays

Chen, G. M., Muddiman, A., Wilner, T., Pariser, E., & Stroud, N. J. (2019). We should not get rid of incivility online. Social Media & Society.

Other Selected White Papers and Essays

Wilner, T., & Stroud, N.J. (2021, January). Civic Signals: Build civic competence. National Conference on Citizenship & Center for Media Engagement, University of Texas at Austin. https://newpublic.org/signals

Wilner, T., & Stroud, N.J. (2021, January). Civic Signals: Elevate shared concerns. National Conference on Citizenship & Center for Media Engagement, University of Texas at Austin. https://newpublic.org/signals

Wilner, T., & Stroud, N.J. (2021, January). Civic Signals: Encourage the humanization of others. National Conference on Citizenship & Center for Media Engagement, University of Texas at Austin. https://newpublic.org/signals

Wilner, T., & Stroud, N.J. (2021, January). Civic Signals: Invite everyone to participate. National Conference on Citizenship & Center for Media Engagement, University of Texas at Austin. https://newpublic.org/signals

Wilner, T., & Stroud, N.J. (2021, January). Civic Signals: Show reliable information. National Conference on Citizenship & Center for Media Engagement, University of Texas at Austin. https://newpublic.org/signals

Wilner, T., Montiel Valle, D. A., & Chen, G. M. (2019, October). What people want to know about the news. Center for Media Engagement, University of Texas at Austin. Retrieved from https://mediaengagement.org/research/what-people-want-to-know

Wilner, T. (2017). Memory holes and permanent errors. Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, University of Missouri. Retrieved from https://www.rjionline.org/downloads/memory-holes-and-permanent-errors

RESEARCH APPOINTMENTS

2022                Research Assistant, Co-designing for Trust – Reimagining Online Information

Literacies with Underserved Communities, School of Information, University of Texas at Austin (offered and accepted)

2018-present   Member, Digital Media Research Program, Moody College of Communication, University of Texas at Austin

2018-2021       Research Assistant, Center for Media Engagement, Moody College of

Communication, University of Texas at Austin

PRESENTATIONS

Refereed Conference Papers

Wilner, T., Wallace, R., Lacasa-Mas, I., & Goldstein, E. (2019, November). The tragedy of errors: Political ideology, perceived journalistic quality, and media trust. Presented at the Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research Annual Conference. Chicago, IL.

Wilner, T. (2019, August). Post Facto: Experimental test of a game-based news literacy intervention. Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference. Toronto, Canada.

Wilner, T., Pariser, E., & Stroud, N. J. (2019, May). Principles for elevating engaged journalism on social media: Results from practitioner and scholar interviews. Presented at the Engaged Journalism: Bridging Research and Practice preconference of the International Communication Association Conference. Washington, DC

Lazard, A., Holton, A., Wilner, T., Zenner, S., & Cannon, A. (2017, August). Cancer selfies: Implicit representations of cancer and gender on Instagram. Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Conference. Chicago, IL.

Invited Talks

Wilner, T. (2019, July). Post Facto: Experimental test of a game-based news literacy intervention. Presented at Friends of the Facts: A News Literacy Fair, School of Journalism, University of Missouri.

Wilner, T. (2019, May). Misinformation and media trust: A program of research. Presented at the Department of Journalism, Faculty of Political Science, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia.

Wilner, T. (2019, May). Not “just the facts”: How to tackle science misinformation. Presented at the Department of Journalism, School of Political Science, University of Banja Luka, Bosnia; U.S. Embassy American Corner, Sarajevo, Bosnia; U.S. Embassy American Corner, Banja Luka, Bosnia; Political Accountability and New Technologies conference, Sarajevo, Bosnia.

GRANTS AWARDED

2019                American Press Institute. Funding awarded to the Center for Media Engagement for project investigating what questions readers have about the process of news reporting. Project lead. Faculty sponsor: Dr. Gina Masullo Chen. $6,095.

AWARDS AND HONORS

Fellowships and Scholarships

2019-2020       Will H. Mayes Scholarship in Journalism, University of Texas at Austin

2018-2020       Graduate School Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin

2018-2019       Provost’s Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin

2018-2019       Doctoral Fellowship, Center for Health Communication, University of Texas at Austin

Awards

2019                First Place, Moeller Student Paper Competition, Association for Education in
Journalism and Mass Communication Conference. Toronto, Canada

TEACHING

2019              Teaching Assistant, University of Texas at Austin           
Course: Introduction to Global Media

SERVICE

Journal Reviewer

2019 –               Social Media & Society

Copy Editor

2019 –               Journal of Media Literacy Education

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