Michael Mirer

Visiting Assistant Professor
Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies
 (414) 229-4436
 Bolton Hall 556


PhD, Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MA, Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin-Madison
BA, History, Columbia University

Courses Taught

JAMS 201 – Media Writing
JAMS 660 – Sports, Media and Society

Research Interests

Sports media; sports journalism, journalism studies; media ethics; social media; political communication

Selected Publications

Mirer, M.L (accepted for publication). Playing the right way: In-house sports reporters and media ethics as boundary work. Journal of Media Ethics.

Mirer, M.L (2017). ‘I did what I do’ vs. ‘not my job’: Boundary work, in-house sports media, protest. Journalism Practice. DOI:  10.1080/17512786.2017.1284016

Mirer, M.L. & Mederson, M (2017). Leading with the Head: How NBC’s Football Night in America Framed Head Injuries in 2013. Journal of Sports Media 12(1).

Mirer, M.L. & Bode, L. (2015). Tweeting in defeat: How candidates concede and claim victory in 140 characters. New Media & Society, 17(3), 453–469.