Media  (tagged articles)

The keyword Media is tagged in the following 71 articles.

2017, Vol. 7 No. 2
Published by Clocks and Clouds
Although terrorism has been present in the world for centuries, it is only since the 1980s that suicide terrorism has become an object of study for academics and an existing concern for government professionals. While discourses on suicide terrorism... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 7 No. 1
Published by Clocks and Clouds
The year 2015 saw heightened racial and ethnic tension in the United States, with particular regard to Latin American immigrants and the U.S. presidential election. Discourse theory assumes that identity (re)production serves to legitimize, institutionalize... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 7 No. 1
Predicting the future of the news industry begins with understanding the history of newspapers and the current news delivery landscape. Because the Internet has brought fundamental shifts to news distribution, successful organizations of the future... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 8 No. 10
Pride and Prejudice, the work of nineteenth century novelist Jane Austen, has been celebrated for over two-hundred years since its first publication. It has been adapted, reinvented and re-imagined over and over again to the delight of both loyal... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 8 No. 09
Something seems different about 2016. Something many of us just can’t place our fingers on. Sure, The Donald looms disconcertingly over us, a threatening testament to American fear, but it’s not like he has transformed the political... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 8 No. 09
The right to privacy dates back farther than 1890, when Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis penned The Right to Privacy: “In the very early times, the law gave remedy only for physical interference with life and property, for trespasses vi... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 7 No. 1
In 2014, Greenpeace launched an attack on a 50-year brand partnership between Danish toy company LEGO and Royal Dutch Shell, an oil and gas corporation. Through the analysis of Greenpeace's campaign and LEGO's responses over a three-month period... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 7 No. 1
Today, more than 15 million Americans practice yoga, making the ancient Indian discipline synonymous with the Western society's culture of wellness. As a way to market themselves, practitioners and instructors of yoga have utilized Instagram &ndash... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 7 No. 1
Since its development, YouTube, the world's third most popular online destination, has transformed from a video-sharing site into a job opportunity for content creators in both new and mainstream Media. Based on content analysis, the study examined... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 7 No. 1
Preadolescence is a pivotal time for individuals as they develop their own set of values, attitudes, and beliefs. With children ages 11 to 14 reportedly watching nearly three hours a day of television, TV programming can be enormously influential... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 7 No. 1
Instagram allows users to share a snapshot of their lives with a mass audience in a matter of seconds. This capability and power has not gone unnoticed by celebrities, who are highly aware of the impact their social Media accounts have on fans and... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 8 No. 03
The 2015 photo series “Removed,” shot by Eric Pickersgill, contains twenty-eight black and white photographs showing different individuals of all ages staged in various settings looking down at their palms as if scrolling through their... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 6 No. 2
Instagram, a social Media app, is becoming increasingly popular as a business and communication tool. Analyzing 12 posts on Dunkin' Donuts' Instagram account, this case study attempted to understand branding through framing theory. The study found... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 8 No. 02
The Media has always had a strong propensity to influence our opinions and behaviors, creating and destroying public images for hundreds of years. For many, the Media is seen as a representation of reality, an interpretation and understanding of... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 2015/2016 No. 2
In the last few years the Internet has borne witness to and facilitated a great deal of social and societal change. From Hilary Clinton's positive 2010 address; ‘Remarks on Internet Freedom', to the Tunisian and Egyptian revolutions that showcased... Read Article »
2016, Vol. 8 No. 01
Academic writing is the process through which people with specialized knowledge formulate and communicate their ideas. The process helps the writer organize his or her thoughts on a particular subject, and it supports the dissemination of knowledge... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 6 No. 2
University websites across the country showcase the important underlying values of study abroad: experiencing a "local" culture, creating interactive conversations, and empowering students through personal and academic development. This research... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 6 No. 2
Every two years, the global spotlight shines on the Olympics and the nation hosting the worldwide event, particularly the country's record on human rights. This project looked at how two American newspapers, The New York Times and The Washington... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 6 No. 2
In an effort to understand how Americans regarded Adolph Hitler's influence in Germany and beyond as he navigated the country's political landscape, and ultimately established the Third Reich, this research examines his portrayal in American Media... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 6 No. 2
Recent advancements in digital Media have had drastic effects on magazines across the country. This research paper addressed those results by examining the digital and social Media practices of four city magazines based in the American Southeast... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 7 No. 10
While some believe that scientists should communicate their research apolitically in research journals, others believe that scientists should communicate to the Media in order to bring awareness to their research topic. As a compromise to these... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 7 No. 10
Headlines are littered with the rhetoric of the powerful. The most present modern crises can ostensibly be reduced to deconstructed, decontextualized and digestible echoes of our world leaders. The Syrian case is not disqualified from this reductionist... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 7 No. 09
Since its introduction by German-born Political Scientist Elizabeth Noelle-Neumann in 1974, the Spiral of Silence theory has become one of the most-researched communication theories that explains public opinion formation in a Media environment (... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 7 No. 09
In Media Representations and the Global Imagination, Orgad (2012) addresses the division between content and interpretative analyses of Media representations in critical theory research (36). This paper attempts a marriage of structural and cultural... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 7 No. 06
The concept of a “fourth estate” was first articulated by John Declare, editor of The Times in an article published in 1853. He believed the press had a crucial role to play in British society’s transformation into a representative... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 6 No. 1
This study explored how news organizations presented the Ferguson, Missouri, story in comparison with a similar Rodney King incident that happened two decades ago. The purpose of this study was to analyze if and how the mainstream news Media have... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 6 No. 1
This research used Media framing theory to assess newspaper coverage of Hitler published in The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Washington Post between 1923 and 1924. An analysis of about 200 articles revealed “credible... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 6 No. 1
Instagram is a growing social Media platform that provides a means of self-expression and communication through creative visuals. Businesses are responding to this trend by using it as a cost-effective marketing tool. This paper examined the accounts... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 6 No. 1
As the world becomes more technologically advanced, the demand for two-way communication between brand and consumer has become stronger. This study tried to develop a relationship between the rise in new Media and luxury brands by content analyzing... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 6 No. 1
This research paper addressed how technology has changed cultural relationships consumers have with music. The music industry’s business model has undergone substantial change over the last decade, and understanding artists’ cultural... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 6 No. 1
Understanding social Media, an integral part of 21st century American life, is more important than ever. On the one-year anniversary of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, it is clear that Twitter was a primary source of information for many Americans... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 6 No. 1
This study focused on why the act of taking selfies and posting them to the Internet is a factor leading to an increase in narcissistic and selfish behaviors. This study examined whether the Millennial Generation believes the selfie phenomenon is... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 7 No. 04
The simplistic history of modern journalism commonly disseminated in western classrooms describes literary journalism and its manifestations around the world as traceable back to a single Anglo-American tradition — specifically, the American... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 8 No. 2
On August 20, 2013, Al Jazeera America televised its first official broadcast amidst a frenzy of speculation about the Qatari-backed news channel’s viability in the American Media market. Scores of Media commentators, ranging from reporters... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 7 No. 04
Senate Bill 1720 took effect in the state of Florida in 2014. This new education policy makes college placement tests and reMedial courses voluntary for many students preparing to enter college, with the aim of providing better access to college... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 7 No. 02
Early in 2007, a junior senator with a thin legislative résumé but an inspiring background in community organizing approached a Facebook executive during the site’s period of exponential growth. That senator, later known as our... Read Article »
2015, Vol. 7 No. 02
Much has been said in regards to Barack Obama’s revolutionary use of technology during both his 2008 and 2012 campaigns for President of the United States. Yet, during his administration, that groundbreaking tactic suddenly disappeared. In... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 6 No. 12
“I didn't get sent here to be elected Prom King.” Chris Christie peppered this signature mantra in many of his 2009 stump speeches, emphasizing that principle, not popularity, would help him lead New Jersey. These kinds of sweeping,... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 5 No. 2
As web-based technologies continue to advance, marketers and advertisers are pairing up traditional advertising with new web-based techniques to create innovative ways to communicate messages. This study analyzed Interactive Graphic Novels (IGNs... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 5 No. 2
This paper explores the relationship between Christian leaders and Twitter. Twitter’s founding resulted in an outburst in the use of the social Media platform. Christian leaders quickly caught on, and today they use Twitter for a number of... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 5 No. 2
This research examined poverty stereotypes in Appalachia that were portrayed in a national newspaper, The New York Times, and a local newspaper, The Mountain Eagle in Whitesburg, Kentucky. The study looks at framing through narrative and content... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 5 No. 1
This study interviewed journalists across the United States in 2013 to find out how online and mobile technologies have changed television journalism in the past decade and what new technologies and trends they expect in the future. Interviews with... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 5 No. 1
This study sought to take the pulse on the modern Israeli-Palestinian conflict by analyzing primary sources from online Palestinian news organizations. Thirty articles were selected including editorials, opinion and news analysis pieces. The author... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 5 No. 1
This paper examined the different Twitter strategies used by each of two NFL and NBA teams. The study examined the New York Jets, New York Giants, New York Knicks, and the Brooklyn Nets to analyze the tweets these organizations posted starting one... Read Article »
2014, Vol. 5 No. 1
Can Twitter be used in marketing an artist’s music during award shows? To answer this question, the author examined four artists at the 2013 MTV VMAs—Robin Thicke, Justin Timberlake, Drake, and Kanye West--who experienced a peak of references... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 3 No. 2
The sex trafficking industry poses a clear and present threat in society, but the American public seems to be unaware of the gravity of the issue within the U.S. Analyzing the agenda setting theory by focusing on stories on the New York Times and... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 3 No. 2
Since its introduction in the late 1800s, coupons have transformed drastically to appeal to the changing needs and behaviors of the common consumer. Although still existing, the classic paper coupon went digital with the introduction of the Internet... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 3 No. 2
Tiger Woods saw his reputation crumble as reports of infidelity leaked to the press in November of 2009. This research evaluated the crisis management strategies of Woods and his crisis management staff, as well as social Media's role and reaction... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 3 No. 2
As childhood obesity rates in the United States continue to rise, health professionals and pro-health advocates are looking to utilize interactive Media tactics for childhood obesity prevention. This study analyzed the viewpoints of interactive... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 3 No. 2
This research examined how people experiencing homelessness use the social Media platforms of blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Through 15 interviews at a day shelter in a central North Carolina city, the author discovered that people experiencing... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 3 No. 2
Facebook fan pages allow a brand to create an online community of brand users through the social networking site. By pressing Facebook's "like" button, a Facebook user can become a fan of the page and can interact with the brand and other consumers... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 4 No. 2
There has been a considerable surge of scholastic inquiry in recent years into understanding the factors responsible for the fluctuating levels of public trust in the American news Media. With every election year, the American public continues to... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 4 No. 2
This study examined the impact of the advancement in technology and convenience of social Media on the study abroad experience. It tried to determine whether smartphones and their ability to remotely access the Internet on the go positively or negatively... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 4 No. 1
Today’s modern age has led to a plethora of information available at the fingertips of all voters. During the 2012 presidential election cycle and specifically, during the three presidential debates that occurred in the fall, candidates Barack... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 4 No. 1
With social Media recently evolving as a platform for social, informational, and political exchanges, it comes as no surprise that in the last few years several politicians have integrated Twitter into their campaigns. The goal of this study was... Read Article »
2013, Vol. 5 No. 06
Objectives: Identify the factors affecting quality of sleep, and assess the impact of low quality sleep on the daily activities of students. Materials and Methods: A descriptive, cross-sectional survey was done, using self-administered questionnaires... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 4 No. 09
Throughout the past decade, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart has expanded its depth of analysis and impacted the political process and national discourse in multiple ways. It has established itself as a source of legitimate critical examination of... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 4 No. 08
Sports are an essential and important aspect of American society; they are indispensible when it comes to their impact on a plethora of public arenas, including economics and the mass Media. Sport coincides with community values and political agencies... Read Article »
2012, Vol. 4 No. 02
“Most of us are surrounded by communication channels and tools that keep us constantly connected to sources of information and people in our communities” (Thurlow, Lengel, & Tomic, 2004, p.83). The current communication channel claiming... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 5 No. 1
Wael Ghonim, a 30-year-old Egyptian who works as an executive for Google, enjoyed a house in the United Arab Emirates with a pool and a nice car. But when news of the Egyptian protests reached him in January 2011, he anonymously started a Facebook... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 09
Today, approximately 50% of the world, over three billion people, lives on less than $2.50 U.S. dollars a day. Despite poverty’s wide reaching affects, little research has been conducted that compares the framing of international and domestic... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 09
Within the milieu of American television, the vigilante serial killer, Dexter, stands alone with one of the largest audiences. Why should a violent antihero, who stalks and kills other serial killers, be so appealing to Americans with a democratic... Read Article »
2011, Vol. 3 No. 07
American culture is saturated with messages propagated by mass Media. What was originally created for encouraging consumerism is now being promoted to a society that is being consumed by the messages themselves. Mass Media is especially harmful... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 09
George W. Bush’s relationship with the New York Times got off to a rocky start. At a campaign event in early September of 2000, Bush, unaware that his microphone was on, leaned in towards running mate Dick Cheney and said, “There's Adam... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 03
Twitter. Facebook. Digg. MySpace. LinkedIn. The list of social Media tools could probably run on for paragraphs, and today’s technology changes so rapidly that many industries, including corporations and news Media, can barely keep up. In... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 01
Mass Media is perhaps the most powerful tool in the world for creating, changing or perpetuating society’s ideas about an issue or group of people. It works both overtly and subconsciously: deciding which issues are important, how to frame... Read Article »
2010, Vol. 2 No. 01
In the imMediate aftermath of September 11th, the reaction of the French Media was one of passionate empathy. The September 12th headline of Le Monde reads simply “Nous sommes tous Américains” (We are all Americans).[1] Yet as... Read Article »
2009, Vol. 1 No. 11
Over the last few decades there has been an overflow of publications and discussions regarding Pope Pius XII in realtion to the Holocaust and World War II. Originally stemming from Rolf Hochuth’s “The Deputy,” the controversy was... Read Article »
2009, Vol. 1 No. 11
News is more likely to be reported if meets one of the following characterisitics: It concerns elite personalities;  It is negative; It is recent; Or it is surprising (Fiske 96). The story of the Bush Administration’s “regrouping... Read Article »
2009, Vol. 1 No. 10
“News is something someone wants suppressed,” British newspaper baron Lord Northcliffe once said. “Everything else is just advertising.” This point is especially true in war journalism where every story, be it a heart-warming... Read Article »
1997, Vol. 1996/1997 No. 2
Africa has been portrayed as the dark continent in need of civilising, and its heathen peoples in need of enlightenment through enslavement and colonisation. Africa has been presented as a continent in the difficult throes of trying to become... Read Article »

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