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Mark W Tremayne

  • Associate Professor, Communication

Education

    • 2002 PhD in Mass Communication
      Univ ersity of Wisconsin, Madison, 2002
    • 1998 MA in Journalism
      The University of Texas at Austin, 1998
    • 1989 BA in Legal Studies
      University of California, Berkeley, 1989

Memberships

    • 2002 to Present Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
    • 2002 to Present Broadcast Education Association
    • 2002 to Present International Communication Association

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2006 Dean’s Fellowship sponsored by College of Communication, UT Austin
    • Dec  2005 Summer Research Assignment ($12,000) sponsored by UT Austin
    • Dec  2003 Jesse H. Jones Fellowship in Communication ($5,000) sponsored by UT Austin
    • Dec  2000 Communication Technology and Policy Division Top Three Student Paper sponsored by AEJMC
    • Dec  2000 Walter Damm Research Grant ($1,000) sponsored by UW Madison
    • Dec  1999 Communication Technology and Policy Division Top Three Student Paper sponsored by AEJMC
    • Dec  1998 University WARF Fellowship ($10,000) sponsored by UW Madison
    • Dec  1998 Vilas Fellowship ($600) sponsored by UW Madison

Publications

      Conference Proceeding Working Paper
      • Social Media as a Bridge to Political Involvement for Young U.S. Hispanics
        [Tremayne, MarkW, Harp, DustinM, Rodriguez Becerra, JulianMarcelo].

      Conference Proceeding 2017
      • Claimbuster: The first ever end-to-end fact-checking system
        [Hassan, Naeemul, Zhang, Gensheng, Arslan, Fatma, Caraballo, Josue, Jimenez, Damian, Gawsane, Siddhant, Hasan, Shohedul, Joseph, Minumol, Kulkarni, Aaditya, Nayak, AnilKumar, Sable, Vikas, Li, Chengkai, Tremayne, Mark]. 1945-1948 [.] "Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment". DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.14778/3137765.3137815
      2017
      • Toward Automated Fact-Checking: Detecting Check-worthy Factual Claims by ClaimBuster
        [Hassan, N., Arslan, F., Li, C., Tremayne, MarkW]. 1803-1812 [.] Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada: "Proceedings of the 2017ACM SIGKDD International Conference". DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3097983.3098131

      Journal Article 2017
      Conference Proceeding 2016
      • Comparing Automated Factual Claim Detection Against Judgments of Journalism Organizations
        [Hassan, N., Tremayne, MarkW, Arslan, F., Li, C.]. Stanford, CA.

      Journal Article 2008 2008
      Book 2007
      Book Chapter 2007
      • Examining the blog-media relationship
        [Tremayne, MarkW]. ix-xix [.] New York: "Routledge".
      2007
      • Harnessing the active audience: Synthesizing blog research and lessons for the future of media
        [Tremayne, MarkW]. 261-272 [.] New York: "Routledge".

      Journal Article 2007
      Newsletter 2005
      • Blogs, restoring public trust in journalism, among many topics at midwinter conference
        [Tremayne, MarkW].(Spring), 6 [.] "AEJMC".

      Journal Article 2005 2005
      Book Review 2004
      • Book review of Leah Lievrouw and Sonia Livingstone’s (Eds.) “The Handbook of New Media,” Martin Lister, Jon Dovey, Seth Giddings, Iain Grant and Kieran Kelly’s “New Media: A Critical Introduction,” and Leonard Shyles’ (Ed.) “Deciphering Cyberspace”
        [Tremayne, MarkW]. 59(1), 83-85 [.]

      Journal Article 2004

Presentations

    • April  2018
      Tremayne, MarkW, Harp, DustinM, Rodriguez Becerra, JulianMarcelo, "Social Media as a Bridge to Political Involvement for Young U.S. Hispanics", Las Vegas. (April 9, 2018).
    • October  2015
      Tremayne, MarkW, "The Facebook Agenda: Global Social Media News Characteristics", College Station, Texas. (October , 2015).
    • August  2014
      Tremayne, MarkW, Minooie, M., "Using Social Media To Analyze Candidate Performance and Public Opinion During Political Debates.", Montreal. (August , 2014).
    • June  2013
      Tremayne, MarkW, Minooie, M., "Opinion Leadership in Social Networks:Preferential Attachment versus Reciprocal Linking", London. (June , 2013).
    • August  2012
      Tremayne, MarkW, Clark, AndrewM, "New Perspectives from the Sky: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Journalism", Chicago, IL. (August , 2012).
    • May  2012
      Tremayne, MarkW, "Anatomy of Protest in the Digital Era: A Network Analysis of Twitter and Occupy Wall Street", Phoenix. (May , 2012).
    • August  2009
      Tremayne, MarkW, Harp, DustinM, "Race, Gender and Teen New Media Use", Boston. (August , 2009).
    • August  2008
      Tremayne, MarkW, "Collective Intelligence: The Promise and Peril of User-Generated Politics", Chicago. (August , 2008).
    • August  2007
      Tremayne, MarkW, Schmitz Weiss, A., Alves, R., "From product to service: Dynamic content in online newspapers.", Washington, D.C.. (August , 2007).
    • May  2007
      Harp, DustinM, Tremayne, MarkW, "Programmed by the People: The Intersection of Political Communication and the YouTube Generation", San Francisco. (May , 2007).
    •  2006
      Chen, X., Figur, N., Huang, J.S., Tremayne, MarkW, "Perceived Authority and Communication Channel: Experiments with Instant Messaging", San Francisco. ( , 2006).
    • August  2006
      Harp, DustinM, Nichols, S., Tremayne, MarkW, Castronova, T., "Women in the Blogosphere: Access, Practices, and Gender Politics", San Francisco. (August , 2006).
    • March  2006
      Tremayne, MarkW, "Blogs: Cutting-Edge Communication Tools", Austin, TX. (March 29, 2006).
    •  2005
      Tremayne, MarkW, "Information Flows on the Web", Austin . ( , 2005).
    • August  2005
      Tremayne, MarkW, Schmitz Weiss, A., "Contingent Interactivity and News Story Navigation: An Experiment", San Antonio. (August , 2005).
    • August  2005
      Tremayne, MarkW, "Customized media messages:Prospects and promises for mass communication on the web", San Antonio, TX. (August , 2005).
    • August  2005
      Harp, DustinM, Tremayne, MarkW, "The gendered blogosphere: Where promise meets reality", San Antonio. (August , 2005).
    • June  2005
      Tremayne, MarkW, "Blogging: A Public Dialogue". (June 28, 2005).
    • May  2005
      Tremayne, MarkW, Schmitz Weiss, A., "Issue salience and web page design: An agenda setting experiment", New York. (May , 2005).
    • August  2004
      Tremayne, MarkW, "News websites as gated cybercommunities", Toronto. (August , 2004).
    • August  2004
      Tremayne, MarkW, "Untangling interactivity on the web", Toronto. (August , 2004).
    • March  2004
      Tremayne, MarkW, "Online Journalism". (March 29, 2004).
    • September  2003
      Tremayne, MarkW, "New Research for New Media: Innovative Research Methodologies", University of Minnesota. (September , 2003).
    • May  2003
      Tremayne, MarkW, "Learning on the web: The importance of interactivity and motivation", San Diego. (May , 2003).
    • March  2003
      Tremayne, MarkW, "Center for citizen initiatives", Productivity Enhancement Program. (March , 2003).
    • November  2002
      Tremayne, MarkW, "Interactivity and Learning in the New Media Environment". (November 11, 2002).
    • August  2001
      Tremayne, MarkW, Dunwoody, S., "Interactivity as a cognitive process", Washington,D.C.. (August , 2001).
    • February  2001
      Tremayne, MarkW, Dunwoody, S., "Using Think Aloud Protocols to Compare the Usefulness of Science Web Sites", San Francisco. (February , 2001).
    • August  2000
      Tremayne, MarkW, "Broadcasters on the Web: The changing patterns of mass communication", Phoenix. (August , 2000).
    • August  2000
      Tremayne, MarkW, "The hypermedia news story", Phoenix. (August , 2000).
    • August  1999
      Harp, DustinM, Tremayne, MarkW, "Everything leads to pornography: Myths and realities of searching the Web", New Orleans. (August , 1999).
    • August  1999
      Tremayne, MarkW, "Media convergence on the Internet", New Orleans. (August , 1999).
    • May  1999
      Tremayne, MarkW, "The Internet user: Active, passive or both", San Francisco. (May , 1999).
    • May  1999
      Tremayne, MarkW, "Use of nonlinear storytelling on news Web sites", San Francisco. (May , 1999).
    •  1998
      Tremayne, MarkW, "Online news: The importance of interactivity", Dallas. ( , 1998).
    • August  1997
      Tremayne, MarkW, "The Internet: Is the medium the message?", Chicago. (August , 1997).

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Sept 2017 to Aug 2020 III: Small: Collaborative Research: Towards End-to-End Computer-Assisted Fact-Checking sponsored by  - $320780
      (Funded)
    • May 2017 to Dec 2018 Bot vs. Bot: Automated Detection of Fake-news Bots sponsored by  - $30000
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2019 to May 2020 Convergence Accelerator Phase I (RAISE): Credible Open Knowledge Network sponsored by  - $999870
      (Funded)
    • 2014 to 2017 Medium: Collaborative Research: From Answering Questions to Questioning Answers (and Questions) - Perturbation Analysis of Database Queries sponsored by  - $
      (Funded)
    • Nov 2015 to Nov 2016 ClaimBuster: Detecting Check-worthy Factual Claims in Presidential Debates sponsored by  - $35000
      (Funded)
    • 2007 to 2008 Viewers as Content Providers: The Impact on Broadcasters sponsored by  - $
      Mark Tremayne (Funded)

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Kanai Kuhnel, (Communication)
    • Aug 2018
      Zedan Xu, (Communication)
    • May 2018
      Konnori Battee, (Communication)

Courses

      • BCMN 2347-001 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BCMN 3340-001 ELECTRONIC NEWS
        (Course Id: 104066)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BCMN 2347-001 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BCMN 3340-001 ELECTRONIC NEWS
        (Course Id: 104066)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • PREL 3320-001 STRATEGIC SOCIAL MEDIA COMM
        (Course Id: 112114)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BCMN 2347-001 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • PREL 3320-001 STRATEGIC SOCIAL MEDIA COMM
        (Course Id: 112114)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • BCMN 2347-001 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • BCMN 3340-001 ELECTRONIC NEWS
        (Course Id: 104066)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • BCMN 2347-001 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • COMM 5392-001 SEMINAR
        (Topic: New Media & Society | Course Id: 104135)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • PREL 3320-001 STRATEGIC SOCIAL MEDIA COMM
        (Course Id: 112114)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BCMN 3340-001 ELECTRONIC NEWS
        (Course Id: 104066)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2017
      • BCMN 2347-001 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BCMN 2347-002 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BCMN 3340-001 ELECTRONIC NEWS
        (Course Id: 104066)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BCMN 4395-050 PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 104089)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • BCMN 2347-001 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • PREL 3320-001 STRATEGIC SOCIAL MEDIA COMM
        (Course Id: 112114)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BCMN 2347-001 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BCMN 3340-001 ELECTRONIC NEWS
        (Course Id: 104066)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • COMM 5392-001 SEMINAR
        (Topic: New Media & Society | Course Id: 104135)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • BCMN 2347-001 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • BCMN 2360-001 INTRO BRDCST
        (Course Id: 104063)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • COMM 5698-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 110719)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • COMM 5398-050 THESIS
        (Course Id: 104137)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • COMM 5300-001 ADV THEORIES IN COMMUNICATION
        (Course Id: 104123)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BCMN 2347-001 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BCMN 4320-001 CURRENT ISSUES TELECOMM
        (Course Id: 104081)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • COMM 5392-001 SEMINAR
        (Topic: Methods for Digital Media | Course Id: 104135)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2014
      • BCMN 3319-001 BROADCAST MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 104065)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BCMN 2347-001 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BCMN 3340-001 ELECTRONIC NEWS
        (Course Id: 104066)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • BCMN 2347-001 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BCMN 4320-001 CURRENT ISSUES TELECOMM
        (Course Id: 104081)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • COMS 4395-050 PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 104318)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013
      • BCMN 3319-001 BROADCAST MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 104065)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BCMN 4395-050 PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 104089)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • COMM 5392-002 SEMINAR
        (Topic: New Media & Society | Course Id: 104135)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BCMN 2347-001 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BCMN 4320-001 CURRENT ISSUES TELECOMM
        (Course Id: 104081)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BCMN 2358-002 TELEVISION PRODUCTION I
        (Course Id: 104062)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BCMN 2347-001 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BCMN 2358-002 TELEVISION PRODUCTION I
        (Course Id: 104062)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BCMN 2347-001 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BCMN 2358-002 TELEVISION PRODUCTION I
        (Course Id: 104062)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BCMN 2347-001 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BCMN 2347-002 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • COMM 2195-050 COMMUNICATION CAREER PRACTICUM
        (Course Id: 111212)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BCMN 2358-002 TELEVISION PRODUCTION I
        (Course Id: 104062)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BCMN 2347-001 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BCMN 2347-002 BROADCAST WRITING/REPORTING
        (Course Id: 104059)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • COMM 3300-001 COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
        (Course Id: 104093)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BCMN 2360-001 INTRO BRDCST
        (Course Id: 104063)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010

Service to the University

    • Sept 2017 to  Present Committee Member
      Graduate Assembly
      Attended all 2017-18 meetings of the Graduate Assembly representing the College of Liberal Arts.
    • Sept 2017 to  Present Committee Member
      Teaching and Learning Advisory Committee
      Attended meetings representing the College of Liberal Arts
    • Sept 2015 to  Present Committee Member
      Archer Center Graduate Program Selection Committee
      Primary responsibility is to interview, with the committee, each graduate student who applies for the Archer graduate fellowship.
    • Sept 2014 to  Present Committee Member
      Academic Standards
    • Sept 2014 to  Present Committee Member
      Scholarship Committee
      Review dozens of student applications and make recommendations for various department scholarships.
    • Sept 2013 to  Present Committee Member
      Liberal Arts Research Committee
    • Sept 2017 to  May 2018 Program Organizer
      ACES/Spotlight Planning Committee
      This committee organized a College of Liberal Arts event to Spotlight student research and creative work. I served as program chair, reviewing and selecting student applications and organizing sessions for the event.

Service to the Profession

    • Mar 2018 to  Aug 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Data and Information Quality
    • Jan 2018 to  May 2018
      Reviewer, Book
      Grawemeyer World Order award
      Read and review a book nominated for the Grawemeyer World Order award
    • Dec 2017 to  Jan 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of Communication
    • Nov 2017 to  Dec 2017
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Mass Communication and Society
    • Oct 2017 to  Nov 2017
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Social Media and Society