What Can We Say of Such a Hero: Nathan Bedford Forrest and the Press. (Sachsman, D. B., Rushing K., & Morris R., Ed.).Words at War. 319-327.(2008).
H.L. Mencken. Encyclopedia of American Journalism History.(2007).
Hydra or Hercules?: Nathan Bedford Forrest in Civil War Fiction. (Sachsman, D. B., & Morris R., Ed.).Memory and Myth: The Civil War in Fiction and Film from Uncle Tom's Cabin to Cold Mountain. 185-196.(2007).
Let the Story Tellers Invent it All: Col. John S. Mosby in Popular Literature. (Sachsman, D. B., & Morris R., Ed.).Memory and Myth: The Civil War in Fiction and Film from Uncle Tom's Cabin to Cold Mountain. 177-184.(2007).
The March to the Sea: The Press and the Myth. American Journalism Historians Association, national conference.(2006).
Titan or Vandal? The Press and Sherman’s March to the Sea. American Journalism Historians Association.(2006).
Individualizing Society: Negotiating Horizontal and Vertical Communities in the Four Ages of the American Mass Media. First International Symposium, “Communication in the Millennium” University of Texas.(2003).
What Can We Say of Such a Hero? Nathan Bedford Forrest and the Press. Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expession, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.(2003).
Hydra or Hercules? Mythologizing Nathan Bedford Forrest in Civil War Fiction. Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.(2002).
Bohemian Fables: Col. Johns S. Mosby in the Press. Paul Ashdown. Western Journalism Historians Conference, University of California.(2001).
Let the Story Tellers Invent it All: Col. John S. Mosby in Myth and Popular Literature. Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.(2000).
Drive-By History: Three Personal (and Sometimes Peculiar) Journeys to the American Civil War. Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.(1999).
Social Construction: The Human Element in Theory Building. (Singletary, M. W., & Stone G., Ed.).Clarifying Communication Theory. 12-18.(1999).
An Agenda Setting Perspective on Historical Public Opinion. (McCombs, M., & Shaw D. L., Ed.).Communication and Democracy: Exploring the Intellectual Frontiers in Agenda-Setting Theory. 169-182.(1997).
The Bishop-Eaters: The Publicity Campaign for Darwin and On the Origin of Species. Journal of the History of Ideas. 441-460.(1994).
The Press and Tails of Darwin: Victorian Satire of Evolution. Journalism History. 107-115.(1994).
The Media and the Dissemination of Ideas. (Startt, J., & Sloan D., Ed.).The Significance of Media in American History. 215-232.(1993).
Science in the Publicity Laboratory. American Journalism Historians Association.(1993).
E.L. Godkin and The Meaning of Journalism. Journalism Quarterly. 1039-1049.(1992).
The Use of Theory in History. American Journalism Historians Association.(1992).
E. L. Godkin and the Meaning of Journalism. American Journalism Historians Association.(1991).
Reassessing 'Great Moments': The Press and Revisionist History. American Journalism Historians Association Research Methods group.(1991).
Assessing Learning in News, Public Relations Curricula. Journalism Educator. 13-19.(1990).
Motivations for Ethical Decision-Making: A Q-Analysis,. Journalism Quarterly .. 964-972.(1990).
Nashville, Tenn., World's Fair of 1897. Historical Dictionary of World's Fairs and Expositions. 146-149.(1990).
The Press and Social Darwinism: The Popular Origins of an Idea. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.(1990).
The Problem of Assessment in Journalism Schools. Fifth Annual Association for Higher Education Conference on Assessment in Higher Education.(1990).
E.L. Godkin and the Science of Society. Journalism Quarterly. 57-64.(1989).
James K. Polk and the Press. Media History Digest. 34-43.(1989).
The New England Journal of Medicine as a News Source. Journalism Quarterly. 458-462.(1989).
Tennessee's Outcomes Assessment Tests in Journalism and Public Relations: A Triennial Review. Faculty Colloquium, by the Center for Assessment Research and Development, and the Office of the Chancellor, The University of Tennessee.(1989).
Time to Reclaim: Journalists and the Growth of the First Amendment. Twelfth Annual Communications Research Symposium. 12, i-xxvi.(1989).
From Blasphemy to Gospel: The Evolution Debate in American Magazines, 1857-1887. American Journalism Historians Association.(1988).
Patterns of Convergence in the Ante-Bellum Press. American Journalism Historians Association.(1988).
The Purpose of the Press: An Analysis of Newspaper Names in Antebellum America. International Communications Association.(1988).
Regionalism and Nationalism in the Antebellum Press: A Quantitative Approach. Journalism History. 16-25.(1988).
A Content Analysis of Selected Press Views of Darwin's Theory of Evolution. Journalism Quarterly. 782-786.(1987).
Journalist Wanted: Trade Journal Want Ads As Indicators of Professional Standards. Journalism Quarterly. 576-580.(1987).