Publications

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Tsay-Vogel, M. (forthcoming). Third-person effect. In J. Van den Bulck (Ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Media Psychology. Wiley-Blackwell.

Krongard, S., & Tsay-Vogel, M. (2020). Online original TV series: Examining portrayals of violence in popular binge-watched programs and social reality perceptions.Psychology of Popular Media, 9(2), 155-164. doi: 10.1037/ppm0000224 (pdf)

Tsay-Vogel, M., & Krakowiak, K. M. (2019). The virtues and vices of social comparisons: Examining assimilative and contrastive emotional reactions to characters in a narrative. Motivation and Emotion, 43(4), 636-647. doi:10.1007/s11031-019-09756-y (pdf)

Krakowiak, K. M., & Tsay-Vogel, M. (2018). Are good characters better for us? The effect of morality salience on entertainment selection and recovery outcomes. Mass Communication & Society, 21(3), 320-344. doi: 10.1080/15205436.2017.1407797 (pdf)

Tsay-Vogel, M., Shanahan, J. E., & Signorielli, N. (2018). Social media cultivating perceptions of privacy: A five-year longitudinal analysis of privacy attitudes and self-disclosure behaviors among Facebook users. New Media & Society, 20(1), 141-161. doi: 10.1177/1461444816660731 (pdf)

Holt, M. K., Green, J. G., Tsay-Vogel, M., Davidson, J., & Brown, C. (2017). Multidisciplinary approaches to research on bullying in adolescence. Adolescent Research Review, 2(1), 1-10. doi: 10.1007/s40894-016-0041-0 (pdf)

Nickerson, A., Feeley, T., & Tsay-Vogel, M. (2017). Applying mass communication theory to bystander intervention in bullying. Adolescent Research Review, 2(1), 37-48. doi: 10.1007/s40894-016-0030-3 (pdf)

Tsay-Vogel, M., & Krakowiak, K. M. (2017). Exploring viewers’ responses to nine reality TV subgenres. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 6(4), 348-360. doi: 10.1037/ppm0000103 (pdf)

Tsay-Vogel, M., & Sanders, M. S. (2017). Fandom and the search for meaning: Examining communal involvement with popular media beyond pleasure. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 6(1), 32-47. doi: 10.1037/ppm0000085(pdf)

Kim, J., & Tsay-Vogel, M. (2016). Enjoyment and appreciation as motivators for coping: Exploring the therapeutic effects of media messages on perceived threat. International Journal of Communication, 10, 1786-1808. doi: 1932-8036/20160005 (pdf)

Sanders, M. S., & Tsay-Vogel, M. (2016). Beyond heroes and villains: Examining explanatory mechanisms underlying moral disengagement. Mass Communication and Society, 19(3), 230-252. doi: 10.1080/15205436.2015.1096944 (pdf)

Tsay-Vogel, M. (2016). Me versus them: Third-person effects among Facebook users. New Media & Society, 18(9), 1956-1972. doi: 10.1177/1461444815573476 (pdf)

Tsay-Vogel, M., & Krakowiak, K. M. (2016). Inspirational reality TV: The prosocial effects of lifestyle transforming reality programs on elevation and altruism. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 60(4), 567-586. doi: 10.1080/08838151.2016.1234474 (pdf)

Tsay-Vogel, M., & Krakowiak, K. M. (2016). Effects of hedonic and eudaimonic motivations on film enjoyment through moral disengagement. Communication Research Reports, 33(1), 54-60. doi:10.1080/08824096.2015.1117443 (pdf)

Chung, D. S., Tsay-Vogel, M., & Kim, Y. S. (2015). Who’s following Twitter? Coverage of the microblogging phenomenon by U.S. cable news networks. International Journal of Communication, 9, 3369-3393. doi: 19328036/20150005 (pdf)

Krakowiak, K. M., & Tsay-Vogel, M. (2015). The dual role of morally ambiguous characters: Examining the effect of morality salience on narrative responses. Human Communication Research, 41(3), 390-411. doi: 10.1111/hcre.12050 (pdf)

Tsay-Vogel, M., & Nabi, R. L. (2015). The power of positive action: Exploring the role of participatory behaviors through the lens of the tripartite model of media enjoyment. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 59(4), 658-678. doi: 10.1080/08838151.2015.1093488 (pdf)

Hartmann, T., Krakowiak, K. M., & Tsay-Vogel, M. (2014). How violent video games communicate violence: A literature review and content analysis of moral disengagement factors. Communication Monographs, 81(3), 310-332. doi: 10.1080/03637751.2014.922206 (pdf)

Tsay-Vogel, M., & Oliver, M. B. (2014). Is watching others self-disclose enjoyable? An examination of the effects of information delivery in entertainment media. Journal of Media Psychology, 26(3), 111-124. doi: 10.1027/1864-1105/a000116 (pdf)

Tsay-Vogel, M., & Schwartz, M. L. (2014). Theorizing parasocial interactions based on authenticity: The development of a media figure classification scheme. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 3(2), 66-78. doi: 10.1037/a0034615 (pdf)

Krakowiak, K. M., & Tsay-Vogel, M. (2013). What makes characters’ bad behaviors acceptable? The effects of character motivation and outcome on perceptions, character liking, and moral disengagement. Mass Communication and Society, 16(2), 179-199. doi: 10.1080/15205436.2012.690926 (pdf)

Tsay, M. (2013). Managing competing group norms. In R. Verderber, K. Verderber, & D. Sellnow (14th ed.), Communicate! (pp. 204-205). Boston, MA: Wadsworth Cengage.

Tsay, M., & Bodine, B. (2012). Exploring parasocial interaction in college students as a multidimensional construct: Do personality, interpersonal need, and television motive predict their relationships with media characters? Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 1(3), 185-200. doi: 10.1037/a0028120 (pdf)

Krakowiak, K. M., & Tsay, M. (2011). The role of moral disengagement in the enjoyment of real and fictional characters. International Journal of Arts and Technology, 4(1), 90-101. doi: 10.1504/IJART.2011.037772 (pdf)

Tsay, M., & Krakowiak, K. M. (2011). The impact of perceived similarity and identification on moral disengagement. International Journal of Arts and Technology, 4(1), 102-110. doi: 10.1504/IJART.2011.037773 (pdf)

Tsay, M. (2010). Managing competing group norms. In R. Verderber, K. Verderber, & D. Sellnow (13th ed.), Communicate! (pp. 211-212). Boston, MA: Wadsworth Cengage.

Tsay, M., & Brady, M. (2010). A case study of cooperative learning and communication pedagogy: Does working in teams make a difference? Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 10(2), 78-89. (pdf)