DAVID J VERGOBBI portrait
  • Associate Professor, Communication
801-581-3294

Presentations

  • Glen Feighery and David J. Vergobbi, “Security, Economy, Society, and Complexity: White Newspaper Coverage of Race in the West During the 1860s.” Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression. November 2021. Received Faculty Award of Excellence. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2021.
  • Glen Feighery and David J. Vergobbi, “Press Roles and Functions: Building Communities in the West, 1860-1866.” Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression. November 2020. This paper session was recorded for broadcast on C-SPAN. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2020.
  • David J. Vergobbi, “Keeping History in Our Curriculum: Incorporating Historical Material into Non-History Courses.” Competitive Panel Presentation. American Journalism Historians Association Annual Conference, October 2020. Presentation, Presented, 10/2020.
  • “Point of Transition: Quantifying Journalism’s Evolution from Frontier to Commercial Emphases.” Presented at the American Journalism Historians Association national conference, Oklahoma City, OK. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 09/2015.
  • "When Advocacy Animated a Party Press: The Coeur d'Alene Mining War of 1892." Presented at the American Journalism Historians Association national conference, St. Paul, MN. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2014.
  • "Evolve or Die: Early Industrial Catalysts that Transformed Frontier Journalism." Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication international conference, Montreal, Quebec. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2014.

Publications

  • Glen Feighery & David J. Vergobbi & Editors: Debra Van Tuyll & Mary Cronin (2021). “Chapter 3: Press Roles and Functions: Building Communities in the West.” In The View from the West: Newspapers and Civil War, Volume One. . Peter Lang Publishing. Published, 08/2021.
  • David J. Vergobbi (2019). Book Review, Bad News Travels Fast: The Telegraph, Libel, and Press Freedom in the Progressive Era, by Patrick C. File (Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press, 2019) . Vol. 36:3. American Journalism. Published, 08/2019.
  • David J. Vergobbi (2018). "Little Rock, India.". American Journalism. Vol. 35:1, 1-10. Published, 03/2018.
  • David J. Vergobbi (2017). "Little Rock, India". American Journalism. Accepted, 10/2017.
  • David J. Vergobbi (2017). "Book Review: 1995: The Year the Future Began, by W. Joseph Campbell" (Oakland: U of Cal. Press, 2015). Vol. 43:1. Journalism History. Published, 04/2017.