My research focuses on the ways in which technological changes affect how individuals select, use and make sense of journalism. I have presented my work at numerous regional and national academic conferences, and my work has been published in some of the top journals in the fields of journalism and communication.

Select Research

  1. Pjesivac, I., Wojdynski, B., & Geidner, N. (2021). Information Graphics as Orienting Response: An Eye-Tracking Study of The Role of Visuospatial Attention in Processing of Television News. Electronic News,
  2. Harmon, M., Fontenot, M., Geidner, N., & Mazumdar, A. (2019). Affluenza revisited: Casting doubt on cultivation effects. Journal of Broadcast and Electronic Media, 63(2), 68-84
  3. Pjesivac, I.*, Geidner, N., & Cameron, J.* (2018). Social credibility online: The role of online comments in assessing news article credibility. Newspaper Research Journal, 39(1), 18-31
  4. Geidner, N. & Cameron, J.* (2017). Graphic deception: Individuals’ reaction to deceptive information graphics. Newspaper Research Journal, 38(4), 473-483
  5. Pjesicav, I.,* Geidner, N., & Miller, L. (2017). Using infographics in television news: Effects of TV graphics on information recall about sexually transmitted diseases. Electronic News, 11(3), 166-185
  6. Geidner, N., Radovic, I.,* Imre, I.,* Coman, I.,* & Yuran, D.* (2016). The role of interactive graphics in reducing misperceptions in the electorate. Visual Communication Quarterly, 22(3), 133-145
  7. Sohn, D. & Geidner, N. (2016). Collective Dynamics of the Spiral of Silence: The Role of Ego-Network Size. International Journal of Public Opinion Quarterly, 28(1), 25-45
  8. Geidner, N. & D’Arcy, D.* (2015). The effects of online news paywalls on selective exposure. New Media and Society, 17(4), 611-628