My primary areas of research are student speech law, the First Amendment, news coverage of issues of faith and law and source selection.

Books

Salkin, E. Students’ Right to Speak (McFarland Press, 2016).

Salkin, E. and Shenkel, L. Student Speech Policy Readability in Public Schools (Palgrave Pivot, 2016).

 

Peer-reviewed articles

  1. Gutsche, R. and Salkin, E. (2015). “Behold the Monster: Mythical Explanations of Deviance and Evil in News of the Amish School Shooting.” Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism Published online before print: DOI: 10.1177/1464884916657508
  2. Salkin, E. and Brown, J. (2015). “Separation Anxiety: Analyzing Media Coverage of Issues of Law and Faith in Town of Greece v. Galloway.” Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion. Vol. 11, Article 2.
  3. Gutsche, R. and Salkin, E. (2015) “Who lost what? An analysis of myth, loss, and proximity in news coverage of the Steubenville rape.” Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism. Published online before print January 15, 2015, doi: 10.1177/1464884914566195.
  4. Salkin, E. (2015) “Are Public Schools ‘Captive Audiences?’ How an Unsupported Term in Fraser Created a ‘Mischievous Phrase’ in Educational Speech Law.” Communication Law and Policy, Vol. 20, Issue 1, p 35-53.
  5. Gutsche, R. and Salkin, E. (2013) “It’s better than blaming a dead young man: Creating mythical archetypes in local coverage of the Mississippi River drownings.” Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism, Volume 14 Issue 1, 61-77.
  6. Salkin, E. (2011) “The Speech, Not the Speaker: Protecting Public School Student Expression.” Communication Law Review, Volume 11, Issue 1, commlawreview.org.
  7. Salkin, E. (2011) “The underprivileged: Journalism students seeking the shield.” Free Speech Yearbook, Volume 45, 17.
  8. Gutsche, R. and Salkin, E. (2011) “News Stories: An exploration of independence within post-secondary journalism.” Journalism Practice, Volume 5 Issue 2, 193.
  9. Salkin, E. (2010) “Caution in the Classroom: K-12 Teacher In-Class Speech, The Federal Courts and Garcetti.” Communication Law and Policy, Volume 15 Issue 2, 175.

 

Papers presented

  1. “An exploration of private school student media.” Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, August 9-12, 2017.
  2. “Exploring the wall between Bible and Baphomet: Media coverage of church-state conflicts.” With Elizabeth Jacobs. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, August 9-12, 2017.
  3. “Exploring the wall between Bible and Baphomet: Media coverage of church-state conflicts.” With Elizabeth Jacobs. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Southeast Colloquium, Fort Worth, Texas, March 9-11, 2017.
  4. “Readability and Rationale of Student Speech Policy.” Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, San Francisco, California, August 5-8, 2015.
  5. “Behold the Monster: Mythical Explanations of Deviance and Evil in News of the Amish School Shooting.” With Robert E. Gutsche, Jr. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, San Francisco, California, August 5-8, 2015.
  6. “Who lost what? An analysis of myth, loss, and proximity in news coverage of the Steubenville rape.” With Robert E. Gutsche, Jr. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, August 6-9, 2014.
  7. “Unnamed and at risk? Examining anonymous student speech in the college/university environment.” With Lindsie Trego and Kathleen Vincent. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, August 6-9, 2014.
  8. “A Foundation for the Future: Creating a System of Public Student Free Speech and Expression.” Education Law Association Annual Meeting, Hilton Head, South Carolina, November 7-12, 2012.
  9. “It’s better than blaming a dead young man: Creating mythical archetypes in local coverage of the Mississippi River drownings.” With Robert E. Gutsche, Jr. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, August 10-13, 2011.
  10. “What the rhetoric of Morse may mean for freedom of student speech.” Central States Communication Association Annual Conference, Milwaukeee, Wisconsin, April 6-9, 2011.
  11. “The underprivileged: Journalism students seeking the shield.” Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado, August 4-7, 2010.
  12. “Outflanked: How the Hazelwood precedent continues to succeed in states with “anti-Hazelwood” statutes.” Central States Communication Association Annual Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 14-18, 2010.
  13. “The underprivileged: Journalism students seeking the shield.” University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Journalism & Mass Communication “Communication Crossroads” conference, April 9, 2010.
  14. “Just the Facts, Mademoiselle: Contrasting Canadian and American Courts on Freedom of Speech for Public Schoolteachers,” Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Southeast Colloquium, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, March 12-13, 2010.
  15. “Why the Web: A study of frames used by newspapers to announce their moves online.” Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Midwinter Conference, University of Oklahoma, March 5-7, 2010.

 

Non-refereed publications

  1. “Case on Student Speech Could Reach Supreme Court,” MediaShift (February 2016), available at http://mediashift.org/2016/02/case-on-student-speech-could-reach-supreme-court/.
  2. “Why J-Schools Need to Think About Confidential Sources,” MediaShift/EdShift (January 2016), available at http://mediashift.org/2016/01/why-j-schools-need-to-think-about-confidential-sources/.
  3. “AEJMC 2015: How Research Is Leading to Better Journalism Education,” Mediashift/EdShift (August 2015), available at http://mediashift.org/2015/08/aejmc-2015-how-research-is-leading-to-better-journalism-education/.
  4. “Faith, Belief, and the Reporter’s Paths to Truth,” Rock & Sling (September 2014), available online at http://rockandsling.com/2014/09/15/erica-salkin-reporting-on-faith/.
  5. “Learning When ‘Intern’ and ‘Advocate’ Collide,” PBS MediaShift/EdShift program (May 2014), available online at http://www.mediashift.org/2014/05/learning-when-intern-and-advocate-collide/
  6. “Oregon State Media Advisor Quits Over Public Records Dispute,” PBS MediaShift/EdShift program (April 2014), available online at http://www.mediashift.org/2014/04/oregon-state-media-advisor-quits-over-public-records-dispute/
  7. “Three P’s to Protect Free Speech for Student Media,” PBS MediaShift/EdShift program (February 2014), available online at http://www.mediashift.org/2014/02/three-ps-to-protect-free-speech-for-student-media/
  8. “The Unfamiliar Touch Of A Touch-Screen Wedding” Rock & Sling (July 2013), available online at http://rockandsling.com/2013/07/25/high-tech-wedding-ceremony/

 

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