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Dr. J. Keith Saliba

Associate Professor of Communications


Email address  ksaliba@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7108
Office location  DCOBT 146


  • Ph.D., University of Florida
  • M.A., University of Florida
  • B.S., University of Florida

Fields of Study

  • Framing Theory and Analysis
  • Vietnam War
  • News Media

Courses Taught

  • News Writing (COMM 207WI)
  • Narrative Nonfiction (COMM 307WI)
  • Argumentation (COMM 322)
  • Mass Communication Theory (COMM 365)

Selected Publications, Awards, and Service

  • Death in the Highlands: The Siege of Special Forces Camp Plei Me (Stackpole Books, 2020)
  • A ‘Psychological Victory’: How News Media Framing and Confirmation Bias Helped Create One of the Most Enduring Myths about the 1968 Tet Offensive. (in Indochina in the Year of the Monkey - 1968, Radix Press, 2018)
  • Blurring the Lines: Harrison Salisbury's Hanoi Dispatches Revisited, (in Indochina in the Year of the Horse - 1966, Radix Press, 2016)
  • Literary War Journalism: Framing and the Creation of Meaning  (Journal of Magazine and New Media Research. Vol. 13, No. 2, Summer 2012)
  • More Words, Less Action: A Framing Analysis of FEMA Public Relations Communications During Hurricanes Katrina and Gustav