Annual Meeting

Moral Media 2018

We are excited to announce the third meeting of the Moral Media working group. This year’s #moralmedia18 agenda features a combination of research presentations and problem solving sessions with the goal of sharing ideas and fostering concrete opportunities for collaboration. Researchers working in the area of media and morality (broadly defined) are encouraged to attend.


Date: September 29, 2018
Location: The Ohio State University
How to Register: email If you would like to present in the data blitz session (not mandatory for registration) please include: (a) the title of your talk and (b) a brief abstract for your presentation (250 words maximum). Proposals for the problem solving session are also welcome. Deadline: August 31, 2018
Twitter: #moralmedia18

Registration is free. Travel funding is not provided; although, breakfast and lunch are included as part of the conference.

Tentative Agenda


  • 18:00 – TBD:    Dinner (paid on your own)


  • 09:00 – 10:00: Arrive and Light Continental Breakfast
  • 10:00 – 10:15: Opening Remarks (Huskey)
  • 10:15 – 11:00: Opening Keynote
  • 11:00 – 12:00: Data Blitz One
  • 12:00 – 13:30: Lunch
  • 13:30 – 14:30: Data Blitz Two
  • 14:30 – 16:00: Problem Solving Sessions – Includes Coffee
  • 16:00 – 16:45: Closing Keynote
  • 16:45 – 17:00: Closing Remarks (Grizzard)
  • 18:00 – TBD:    Dinner (paid on your own)

Presentation Formats

Data Blitz:

These are brief (10-minute) talks followed by a short question and answer session. Speakers are encouraged to present empirical data although other topics will be considered.

Keynote Address:

Keynote addresses are by invitation only. Each speaker will have 30 minutes to present their research followed up by a 15-minute question and answer session.

Problem Solving Sessions

In these sessions, participants will collaboratively work together to address pressing issues related to media and morality. On completion of these working sessions, each group will have a tangible plan of action for conducting a collaborative research project. Coffee will be provided to help kick everyone’s creativity into overdrive.

Known Unknowns in Media and Morality (Grizzard):

Details TBD.

Multi-Lab Replication Project (Huskey):

Details TBD.