AJHA Interest Groups
International: The International Interest Group exists to
create awareness of the history of journalism beyond the borders of
the United States and the impact that journalistic practices outside
the United States has had on journalistic development within the country.
Members will participate in creating panel discussions, great ideas
sessions, seminars, publications and research in progress items for
presentation to members either at AJHA meetings or through other traditional
Women: The AJHA Women’s Research Interest Group provides
networking and mentoring for those e doing work in the importance
of women to the historical development of the media in America. The
group also works to promote awareness of women’s various roles
in media; for example, it supports the Donna Allen Luncheon held annually
at the AJHA convention and named in recognition of Dr. Allen’s
contributions to women and the media.
Racial and Ethnic Media: The Racial and Ethnic Media Interest
Group exists to promote the study of racial and ethnic media and the
role their practitioners have played in the development of mass media
in the United States.
Senior Scholars: The Senior Scholars Interest Group exists
to encourage long-time AJHA members to mentor younger members. The
group will also work to involve retired and independent scholars in
AJHA activities and to facilitate discussion of major research issues
and changing historiography in the field.