Faculty Profile

Newly Paul

Newly Paul

Title
Associate Professor
Department
Mayborn School of Journalism
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, Louisiana State University, 2015.
Major: Mass Com & Public Affairs
Degree Specialization: Media and Public Affairs
MA, University of Southern California, 2010.
Major: Journalism
MA, University of Delhi, 2004.
Major: English
BA, University of Delhi, 2002.
Major: English

Current Scheduled Teaching*

JOUR 1210.002, Mass Communication and Society., Fall 2024
JOUR 5260.401, Qualitative Research, Fall 2024
JOUR 5260.461, Qualitative Research, Fall 2024
JOUR 3322.201, Copyediting, Summer 2024 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

JOUR 1210.201, Mass Communication and Society., Spring 2024 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5260.201, Qualitative Research, Spring 2024 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 4900.718, Special Problems, Spring 2024
JOUR 1210.002, Mass Communication and Society., Fall 2023 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5260.001, Qualitative Research, Fall 2023 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 3322.201, Copyediting, Summer 5W2 2023 Syllabus
JOUR 5760.888, International News and Media Study Abroad, Summer 10W 2023 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 4530.888, News Study Abroad, Summer 10W 2023 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5900.719, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Spring 2023
JOUR 3322.001, Copyediting, Spring 2023 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 1210.201, Mass Communication and Society., Spring 2023 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5950.719, Master's Thesis, Spring 2023
JOUR 3322.002, Copyediting, Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 1210.201, Mass Communication and Society., Fall 2022 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5950.719, Master's Thesis, Fall 2022
JOUR 3322.201, Copyediting, Summer 5W2 2022 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 3322.001, Copyediting, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 1210.201, Mass Communication and Society., Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5950.719, Master's Thesis, Spring 2022
JOUR 3322.002, Copyediting, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 1210.001, Mass Communication and Society., Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 3322.201, Copyediting, Summer 5W2 2021 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 3322.001, Copyediting, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 3322.002, Copyediting, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 1210.201, Mass Communication and Society., Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 2310.007, Introduction to Media Writing, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 1210.201, Mass Communication and Society., Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 2310.001, Introduction to Media Writing, Spring 2020 Syllabus
JOUR 2310.301, Introduction to Media Writing, Spring 2020
JOUR 2300.001, Principles of News, Spring 2020 Syllabus
JOUR 5900.719, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Fall 2019
JOUR 2310.001, Introduction to Media Writing, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 2310.301, Introduction to Media Writing, Fall 2019 SPOT
JOUR 5950.719, Master's Thesis, Fall 2019
JOUR 2300.001, Principles of News, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 5900.719, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Spring 2019
JOUR 5910.719, Advanced Problems in Journalism, Spring 2019
JOUR 2310.001, Introduction to Media Writing, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 2310.002, Introduction to Media Writing, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 2310.301, Introduction to Media Writing, Spring 2019 SPOT
JOUR 2310.302, Introduction to Media Writing, Spring 2019 SPOT
JOUR 5950.719, Master's Thesis, Spring 2019
JOUR 2300.001, Principles of News, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 2310.001, Introduction to Media Writing, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
JOUR 2310.301, Introduction to Media Writing, Fall 2018 SPOT
JOUR 2300.001, Principles of News, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book Chapter
Paul, N., Nisbett, G. S. (2024). Exploring Disney’s Portrayal of Jessica Jones and She Hulk as Complex Women Characters. The Disney+ Kingdom: Essays on Nostalgia, Representation and Branding.
Paul, N. (2023). Exploring media framing of trans politicians in the U.S.. Race/Gender/Class/Media: Considering Diversity across Audiences, Content, and Production (5th Edition).
Paul, N. (2022). Cracking the glass ceiling in the newsroom: A historical examination of women journalists’ perspectives on gender in the media. The Year in C-SPAN Archives Research. Purdue University.
Nisbett, G., Schartel-Dunn, S., Paul, N. (2022). Athletes as Activists: Exploring Audience Evaluations of Black Celebrity Athlete Activism. Not Playing Around: Intersectional Identities, Media Representation and the Power of Sport.
Nisbett, G., Dunn, S. S., Paul, N. (2022). The escapism and social bond of pandemic binge watching.
Nisbett, G., Paul, N., James, J. (2021). When Learning is Play: Using video games to educate Gen Z in the classroom.
Nisbett, G., Paul, N. (2021). Redefining the Female Lead in Science Fiction Television: A Case Study of Doctor Who’s 13th Doctor. Television dramas and the global village: Storytelling through race and gender.
Champlin, S., Paul, N. (2020). Long-Format Commercials in a World of Short Attention Spans? How Advertisers Create Engagement through Storytelling. Implications and Innovations of Persuasive Narrative. Peter Lang Publishing.
Paul, N. (2020). He said, she said: How reporter gender and race affect the tone and substance of White House press conferences. The Year in C-SPAN Archives Research. Purdue University.
Paul, N., Nisbett, G. (2020). Understanding Gender Differences in Political Persuasive Social Media Narratives. Implications and Innovations of Persuasive Narrative.
Paul, N. (2019). Media coverage of Malia and Sasha Obama as young political celebrities. Celebrity and Youth: Mediated Audiences, Fame Aspirations, and Identity Formation. 172-199. Peter Lang.
Dunaway, J., Searles, K., Sui, M., Paul, N. (2018). The move to mobile: What’s the impact on citizen news engagement?. New Directions in Media and Politics.
Paul, N., Perreault, G. (2017). Leader or lady? The visual rhetoric of Hillary Clinton’s Twitter images.. Gender, Communication, and the Leadership Gap.
Book Review
Paul, N. (2022). Debating the drug war: Race, politics, and the media. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media. 66(1), 209-211.
Paul, N., (2019). Nasty Women and Bad Hombres. Presidential Studies Quarterly.
Paul, N., (2019). The Digital Edge: How Black and Latino Youth Navigate Digital Inequality.. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media. 63(4), .
Encyclopedia Article
Paul, N. (2018). Encyclopedia entries on “Jeanne Shaheen,” and “Claire Mccaskill.”. Women in American politics: An encyclopedia of women as voters, candidates, and office holders.. Santa Barbara, CA:.
Journal Article
Sui, M., Paul, N. (2024). Good Guys became Bad Guys? Changing representations of Asians and other races in crime news during COVID-19. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly.
Paul, N. (2023). Visualizing the pandemic: How the front pages of local and national U.S. media used images to cover the coronavirus pandemic. American Behavioral Scientist.
Paul, N., Sui, M. (2023). Characterizing Asians in violence: A comparative analysis of English- and ethnic-language media coverage of anti-Asian hate crimes during the pandemic. Asian Journal of Communication.
Sui, M., Paul, N., Hewitt, C., Maki, J., Searles, K. (2022). Can increasing women in the news positively affect audience perceptions and behaviors?. Journalism.
Paul, N. (2022). When love wins: Framing analysis of the Indian media’s coverage of Section 377, decriminalization of same-sex relationships. Newspaper Research Journal.
Sui, M., Paul, N. (2022). Is More Better? Effects of Newsroom and Audience Diversity on Trait Coverage of Minority Candidates. State Politics & Policy Quarterly.
Paul, N., Sui, M., Searles, K. (2021). Look Who’s Writing: How Gender Affects News Credibility and Perceptions of News Relevance. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly. 99(1), 183-212.
Paul, N., Nisbett, G. (2021). The numbers game: How local newspapers used statistics and data visualizations to cover the coronavirus pandemic. Howard Journal of Communications. 33(3), 297-313.
Paul, N., Nisbett, G. (2021). “Thoughtful, well-written and vital” or “Outdated, sensational, and biased”? A longitudinal case study of changing readership patterns at the North Texas Daily. Southwestern Mass Communication Journal. 36(2), .
Paul, N., Perreault, G. (2021). Picturing the President: Visual analysis of the Donald Trump presidency on U.S. magazine covers between 2016 and 2018. Journal of Magazine Media. 21(1), 51-81.
Nisbett, G., Paul, N. (2021). From Daleks to the TARDIS: How the robots of Doctor Who help us understand modern labor issues. The Popular Culture Studies Journal.
Paul, N. (2020). Politics of a plate: How an Indian food blog explored issues of identity, community and food politics during the pandemic. Journal of Applied Communication Research. 1, 85-92.
Yang, C. H., Paul, N., DeHart, J. (2020). Social Media Uses, Political and Civic Participation in U.S. Election 2016. The Journal of Social Media in Society.
Sui, M., Paul, N. (2019). Latinos in Twitter News: The Effects of Newsroom and Audience Diversity on the Visibility of Latinos on Twitter. Howard Journal of Communications.
Paul, N., Sui, M. (2019). I Can Feel What You Feel: Emotion Exchanges in Twitter Conversations between Candidates and the Public. Journal of Political Marketing.
Perreault, G., Paul, N. (2019). Narrative framing of the Syrian refugee crisis in British religious news. Journal of Religion, Media and Digital Culture. 8(2), 276–297.
Paul, N. (2019). Meet the Candidates: An examination of race and gender mentions on minority women candidates' websites. Media Report to Women. 47(3), 12-19.
Paul, N. (2019). Visual depiction of class in digital spaces: An examination of a photo series on Macomb County in “Humans of New York”. The Electronic Journal of Communication.
Dunaway, J., Searles, K., Sui, M., Paul, N. (2018). News attention and engagement in a mobile era. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. 23(2), 107-124.
Sui, M., Paul, N., Shah, P., Dunaway, J. (2018). The role of minority journalists, candidates and audiences in shaping race-related campaign news coverage.. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly. 95(4), 1079-1102.
Perreault, G., Paul, N. (2018). An image of refugees through the social media lens: A narrative framing analysis of the Humans of New York series ‘Syrian Americans.’. Journal of Applied Journalism and Media Studies. 7(1), 79-102.
Paul, N., Perreault, G. (2018). The first lady of social media: The symbolic convergence of Michelle Obama’s Twitter visuals.. Atlantic Journal of Communication. 26(3), 164-179.
Sui, M., Paul, N. (2017). Asian Americans’ participation in U.S. politics and in politics of nation of origin. Asian Journal of Comparative Politics. 2(3), 273-292.
Sui, M., Paul, N. (2017). Latino portrayals in local news media: Underrepresentation, negative stereotypes, and institutional predictors of coverage. Journal of Intercultural Communication Research. 46(3), 273-294.
Turcotte, J., Paul, N. (2015). A case of more is less: The role of journalist and candidate gender in equalizing issue priorities in presidential debates. Political Research Quarterly. 68(4), 773-784.
Paul, N., York, C. (2015). I approve this candidate: The strategic use of ad endorsements in the 2008 elections.. PS: Political Science & Politics. 48(4), 584-589.
Song, F., Paul, N. (2015). Online product research as a labor of love: motherhood and the social construction of the baby registry. Information, Communication, & Society. 19(7), 892-906.
Broussard, J., Paul, N. (2014). Ollie Stewart: An African American looking at American politics, society and culture. Journal of Pan-African Studies. 6(8), 228-246.
Personal Essay
Paul, N., (2020). Food for the soul: How immigrants use food blogs to heal during times of crisis. Other. Quarantined Across Borders blog.
Webpage
Paul, N. (2017). Trump inauguration speech highlights the tone and priorities of his presidency. Trump inauguration speech highlights the tone and priorities …
Paul, N. (2016). Election 2016 lesson for the media: New journalistic norms needed to cover elections. https://blog.mpsanet.org/2016/12/01/election-2016-lesson-for-the-media/
Paul, N. (2016). “North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory’s claims of voter fraud may further undermine public trust in elections and political institutions. http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2016/11/29/north-carolina-governor-pat-mccrorys-claims-of-voter-fraud-may-further-undermine-public-trust-in-elections-and-political-institutions/
Paul, N. (2016). Fear and anger loom large at the third presidential debate. http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2016/10/20/the-third-presidential-debate-usapp-expert-reaction-and-commentary/
Paul, N. (2016). Gender issues occupy center stage at the second presidential debate. http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2016/10/11/the-second-presidential-debate-usapp-expert-reaction-and-commentary/
Paul, N. (2016). Don’t forget the importance of the debate format. http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2016/09/28/the-first-presidential-debate-usapp-expert-reaction-and-commentary/
Paul, N. (2016). Turnout could be key in North Carolina’s tight Senate race. http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2016/09/20/turnout-could-be-key-in-north-carolinas-tight-senate-race/
Paul, N. (2016). Social media: Great campaign tool, but bad news for democracy. https://blog.mpsanet.org/2016/05/06/social-media-great-campaign-tool-but-bad-news-for-democracy/
Paul, N. (2016). Tough enough? National security issues could affect the 2016 U.S. Presidential race. https://blog.mpsanet.org/2016/03/28/tough-enough-national-security-issues-could-affect-the-2016-u-s-presidential-race/
Paul, N. (2016). Gender and emotions on the campaign trail. https://blog.mpsanet.org/2016/02/02/gender-and-emotions-on-the-campaign-trail/
Paul, N., York, C. (2015). Endorsement ads are primarily used by incumbents and female candidates in the early stages of campaigns. http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2015/12/22/endorsement-ads-are-primarily-used-by-incumbents-and-female-candidates-in-the-early-stages-of-campaigns/
Paul, N. (2015). Despite progress on gender equity in US politics, female journalists and candidates do little to diversify debate agendas. http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/usappblog/2015/10/20/despite-progress-on-gender-equity-in-us-politics-female-journalists-and-candidates-do-little-to-diversify-debate-agendas/

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Fellowship
Paul, N. (Principal), "UNT Special Collections Research Fellowship," Sponsored by UNT, University of North Texas, $1000 Funded. (June 1, 2023December 23, 2023).
Paul, N., "UNT Washington DC Faculty Fellowship," Sponsored by UNT, University of North Texas, Funded. (January 1, 2021December 2021).
Grant - Research
Paul, N., "Colegrove Research Grant," Sponsored by Mayborn School of Journalism, University of North Texas, $1500 Funded. (June 2023 – Present).
Paul, N., "Scholarly and Creative Activity Award," Sponsored by UNT, University of North Texas, $5000 Funded. (January 2022December 2022).
Paul, N., Huraysi, M. (Co-Principal), "Colegrove Research Grant," Sponsored by Mayborn School of Journalism, University of North Texas, $2000 Funded. (November 23, 20212022).
Paul, N., Shewade, R. (Co-Principal), "Colegrove Research Grant," Sponsored by Mayborn School of Journalism, University of North Texas, $1500 Funded. (October 14, 2020August 15, 2021).
Paul, N., "Artinian Travel Award," Sponsored by Southern Political Science Association, State, $500 Funded. (2019).
Paul, N., "Undergraduate Research Assistantship Award," Sponsored by Appalachian State University, State, $1000 Funded. (January 2018).
Paul, N., "University Research Council Grant," Sponsored by Appalachian State University, State, $2500 Funded. (December 2016December 2017).
Paul, N., "MPSA Travel Award," Sponsored by Midwest Political Science Association, International, $200 Funded. (2016).
Paul, N., "Prestage-Cook Travel Award," Sponsored by Southern Political Science Association, State, $250 Funded. (2015).
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Engagement Index
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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