Publications & Invited Presentations

Publications

Varma, A. (2017) “Book Review: Chris Peters and Marcel Broersma (eds.) Rethinking Journalism Again: Societal role and public relevance in a digital age.” Journalism. Vol 18.7.

Varma, A. (2014) “The Ironic Incongruity of Canonical Common Sense in Critical Communication: The Case of Stuart Hall’s ‘Encoding, Decoding’ Model.” In Leah Lievrouw (Ed.) Challenging Communication Research: ICA 2013 Theme Book. Peter Lang Publishers.

Varma, A. (Spring 2009) “Politics of Difference in the Writing Center.” Young Scholars in Writing: Undergraduate Research in Writing and Rhetoric. Vol. 6: 30-38.

Under Review

Varma, A. (2017) “When Empathy is Not Enough: The Possibilities for Solidarity in The San Francisco Homeless Project.

In Preparation

Aitamurto, T. & Varma, A. (2017) “The Boundaries of Constructive Journalism and Solutions Journalism: Contested Norms and Metajournalistic Discourse in the San Francisco Homeless Project.” Abstract accepted for full paper consideration in special issue of Journalism Practice.


 

Invited Presentations

Refereed Conference Presentations

 

Katsanevas, A. & Varma, A. (2017) “Democracy as Tolerance or Solidarity: Disentangling Normative Frameworks for the Study of Political Communication.” International Communication Association. Normative Theory in Communication Research Preconference. San Diego, California.

Varma, A. (2017) “When Empathy is Not Enough: The Possibilities for Solidarity in The San Francisco Homeless Project.” International Communication Association. Journalism Studies Division. San Diego, California.

Varma, A. (2015) “The Limits of Watchdog Journalism: A Case Study of the Representation of Power.” International Communication Association. Journalism Studies Division. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Varma, A. (2015) “Power, Solidarity, and the Watchdog Ideal: The Roots of an Adversarial Press in America and Britain.” International Association for Media and Communication Research. Journalism Research and Education Section. Montreal, Canada.

Varma, A. (2013) “The Ironic Incongruity of Canonical Common Sense in Critical Communication: The Case of Stuart Hall’s ‘Encoding, Decoding’ Model.” International Communication Association. Theme Session. London, UK. Received Top Paper Award, “Challenging Communication” Theme Session