Dr. Sally Ann Cruikshank

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sally Ann Cruikshank
(615) 904-8331
Room 229E, John Bragg Media and Entertainment Building (BRAGG)
MTSU Box 64, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Office Hours

Fall 2018 Office Hours

Tuesday & Thursday 9:50am-12:50pm

Wednesday 10:15-11:15

Degree Information

  • PHD, Ohio University (2013)
  • MS, Ohio University (2009)
  • BS, West Virginia University (2003)

Biography

Sally Ann Cruikshank teaches journalism courses in digital media. She researches press freedom in post-genocide and post-conflict societies and has conducted field research in Rwanda, Ethiopia, and Myanmar (Burma). Her research has been presented at international conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals, including African Journalism Studies and Journalism Practice. She received her Ph.D. from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio...

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Sally Ann Cruikshank teaches journalism courses in digital media. She researches press freedom in post-genocide and post-conflict societies and has conducted field research in Rwanda, Ethiopia, and Myanmar (Burma). Her research has been presented at international conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals, including African Journalism Studies and Journalism Practice. She received her Ph.D. from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, following several years working as an award-winning television news producer for CBS in Miami and Pittsburgh.

 

 

 

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Research / Scholarly Activity

Publications

Cruikshank, Sally Ann. (2018). Cheaper than a Goat: U.S. Newspaper and Television Coverage of the Southern Sudan Conflict. Newspaper Research Journal, 39(2): 220-231.

Cruikshank, Sally Ann. (2017). A Developing Chasm: Oppressive Structures, Media, and Journalism in Post-genocide Rwanda. International Communication Research Journal, 52(1): 31-55.  

Cruikshank, Sally Ann. (2016). The Urb...

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Publications

Cruikshank, Sally Ann. (2018). Cheaper than a Goat: U.S. Newspaper and Television Coverage of the Southern Sudan Conflict. Newspaper Research Journal, 39(2): 220-231.

Cruikshank, Sally Ann. (2017). A Developing Chasm: Oppressive Structures, Media, and Journalism in Post-genocide Rwanda. International Communication Research Journal, 52(1): 31-55.  

Cruikshank, Sally Ann. (2016). The Urban-Rural Divide: Building the News Media Agenda in Post-genocide Rwanda. African Journalism Studies, 37(2): 77-94.  

Walck, Pamela, Cruikshank, Sally Ann, and Kalyango, Yusuf. (2015). Mobile Learning: Rethinking the Future of Journalism Practice and Pedagogy. Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 70: 235-250. (Top Paper Award).  

Cruikshank, Sally Ann. (2014). “Trail of Corpses”: Newsweek, Time, and U.S. News & World Report’s Coverage of Genocide in Southern Sudan, 1989-2005. Journal of Magazine & New Media Research, 15(2): 1-19.  

Cruikshank, Sally Ann, Furrow, Ashley, and Kalyango, Yusuf. (2014). Evaluating U.S. Journalism Practice: Middle East, Eurasia Media Educators. In Yusuf Kalyango, Jr. and David Mould (eds.) Global Journalism Practice and New Media Performances. Ch. 2. New York, NY: Palgrave MacMillian.  

Kalyango, Yusuf and Cruikshank, Sally Ann. (2013). “Maybe You Need to Have an Earthquake”: Expectations of International Journalism Educators on the U.S. Media Coverage of World News. Journalism Practice, 7(5): 636-651.

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