Visual Communication & Multimedia production- Research




Yung Soo Kim,
“Recorder vs. Interpreter: A Comparative Analysis of Photojournalism,” (2003, Seoul, Korea: Media Institute, In Korean).

Refereed Publication (Selected)

Deborah Chung, Yung Soo Kim, & Seungahn Nah (2018), “A Comparison of Journalistic Roles by Visual Journalists:  Professionals vs. Citizens,Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies (online first on July 2018).

Yung Soo Kim & Deborah S. Chung (2017),Anatomy of Front Pages: Comparison between The New York Times and Other U.S. Major Metropolitan newspapers,” International Journal of Communication, Vol. 11: 949-966.

Yung Soo Kim (2017), “Adopting Situational Ethics in Photojournalism: Testing Effect of Four Situational Characteristics,” Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies, Vol. 6, No 2 : 315-338.

Yung Soo Kim & James D. Kelly (2014), “Photojournalist on the Edge: Reactions to Kevin Carter’s Sudan Famine Photo,Visual Communication Quarterly, Vol. 20, No. 4: 205-219.

Yung Soo Kim (2012), “ News Images of the Terrorist Attack Framing September 11th and Its Aftermath Thru the Pictures of the Year International Competition,” Atlantic Journal of Communication, Vol. 20, No 3: 158-184.

Yung Soo Kim &Deborah S. Chung (2012), Exploring the Current State of and Future Directions for Visual Communication Curriculum in the U.S, Visual Communication Quarterly, Vol. 19, No 3: 134-147.

Yung Soo Kim (2012), Photographers’ Ethical Calls May Rest on ‘It Depends,” Newspaper Research Journal, Vol. 33, No 1: 6-23.

Yung Soo Kim & James D. Kelly (2010), Public Reactions toward an Ethical Dilemma Faced by Photojournalists: Examining the Conflict between Acting as a Dispassionate Observer and Acting as a “Good Samaritan,” Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Vol. 87, No 1: 23-37.

Yung Soo Kim and James D. Kelly (2008),A Matter of Culture: A Comparative Study of Photojournalism in American and Korean Newspapers,” International Communication Gazette, Vol. 70, No 2, April 2008: 155-173.

Shahira Fahmy, James D. Kelly, and Yung Soo Kim (2007), “What Hurricane Katrina Revealed: A Visual Analysis of the Hurricane Coverage by News Wires and U.S. Newspapers,”Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Vol. 84, No 3:546-561.

Book Chapter

Yung Soo Kim (2018), Visual Communication: Photojournalism and Beyond,” in Dal Yong Jin and Nojin Kwak (Eds.), Communication, Digital Media, and Popular Culture in Korea: Contemporary Research and Future Prospects (pp. 341-362). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.