Research Keywords

  • Applied Ethics in the Media
  • Journalism History
  • Environmental Journalism
  • News coverage of religion

Presentations

  • Glen Feighery and David J. Vergobbi, “Press Roles and Functions: Expanding News, Building Communities.” Invited panel presentation for the Symposium on the 19th Century Press, Civil War, and Free Expression. This was recorded for C-SPAN's American History TV. Presentation, Presented, 11/14/2020.
  • “A ‘Moral Challenge’: Journalists, Joe McCarthy, and the Struggle for Truth, 1950-1955,” National Conference, American Journalism Historians Association . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/03/2019.
  • "Questioning the Atom Masters: News Coverage of Above-Ground Nuclear Testing, 1951-1953," American Journalism Historians Association annual conference. Runner-up, Eberhard Award for Outstanding Paper on a Military History Topic. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/06/2016.
  • Glen Feighery, “Water’s for Fighting: Environmental Journalism and the Colorado River Storage Project, 1954-1956.” Research in Progress presentation, American Journalism Historians Association. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2011.
  • “ ‘A Light Out of This World’: Awe, Anxiety, and Routinization in Early Nuclear Test Coverage, 1951-1953,” Annual Convention (August 2010). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2010.
  • Speaker on journalism ethics, Kiwanis Club of Salt Lake. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/2010.
  • “Covering the Duke Lacrosse Case: Professional Perspectives on Journalism Ethics,” International Communication Association Annual Conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/2009.
  • “Talking About Katrina: How Journalists Discussed Ethics After the Storm and What They Learned,” Association for Practical and Professional Ethics Annual Meeting. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2009.
  • “On Nature and Norms: Early Environmental Reporting and Journalistic Objectivity,” American Journalism Historians Association National Conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2007.
  • “Best Practices in Teaching Media Ethics,” Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Convention. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2007.
  • “Race, Class, and Katrina Coverage: We’ve Been Here Before.” For Hurricane Katrina: A Symposium on Race and Class in Modern America, Tanner Humanities Center, University of Utah. Presentation, Presented, 01/2007.
  • “Two Visions of Responsibility: How National Commissions Contributed to Journalism Ethics, 1970-1975,” American Journalism Historians Association National Conference. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/2005.
  • “Snowboards and Slippery Slopes: Practicing Ethical Problem-Solving Under Pressure,” Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Convention. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2005.
  • “A Failure of Imagination: The 9/11 Commission, Terrorism Coverage, and Media Responsibility,” Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Convention. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2005.
  • “The More Things Change ... Utah Print Journalism from 1890 to 2005,” Utah State Historical Society. Presentation, Presented, 08/2005.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Northern America
    News coverage of environmental issues in the American West.

Publications

  • Glen Feighery and David J. Vergobbi, “Press Roles and Functions: Expanding News, Building Communities,” chapter in The View From the West: Newspapers and the Civil War, Peter Lang (in press). Accepted, 10/06/2020.
  • Glen Feighery, “A ‘Moral Challenge’: Journalists, Joe McCarthy, and the Struggle for Truth, 1950-1955,” American Journalism 38, no. 2 (in press)Glen Feighery, “A ‘Moral Challenge’: Journalists, Joe McCarthy, and the Struggle for Truth, 1950-1955,” American Journalism 38, no. 2 (in press). Accepted, 09/09/2020.
  • Glen Feighery, "'A Light Out of This World': Awe, Anxiety, and Routinization in Early Nuclear Test Coverage, 1951-1953," American Journalism 28, no. 2 (2011). Published, 10/2011.
  • Glen Feighery, “Conversation and Credibility: Expanding and Improving Journalists’ Discussions of Ethics,” Journal of Mass Media Ethics 26, no. 1 (2011). Published, 05/2011.
  • Glen Feighery, Marouf Hasian Jr., and Richard Rieke, “The Search for Social Justice and the Presumption of Innocence in the Duke University Lacrosse Case of 2006-07,” in Handbook of Communication Ethics (Routledge, 2010). Published, 12/2010.
  • Glen Feighery, “Two Visions of Responsibility: How National Commissions Contributed to Journalism Ethics, 1963-1975,” Journalism & Communication Monographs 11, no. 2 (Summer 2009): 167-210. Published, 05/2009.
  • David J. Vergobbi and Glen Feighery, “The Pioneer Press: 1800-1900” in Wm. David Sloan, ed., The Age of Mass Communication, 2nd ed. (Northport, Ala.: Vision Press, 2008), 177-97. Published, 01/2008.
  • Cassandra Imfeld, Glenn W. Scott, and Glen Feighery, “Fraud Talk: An Analysis of Banks’ Online Efforts to Warn Against Phishing,” in New Media and Public Relations (New York: Peter Lang, 2007), 271-83. Published, 03/2007.
  • Glen Feighery, “The Warren Report’s Forgotten Chapter: Press Response to Criticism of Kennedy Assassination Coverage,” American Journalism 20, no. 2 (2003): 83-101. Published, 07/2003.