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Framing Of Jacob Zuma And Polygamy In Die Burger (2008-2013), Margaretha Geertsema-Sligh Dec 2014

Framing Of Jacob Zuma And Polygamy In Die Burger (2008-2013), Margaretha Geertsema-Sligh

Margaretha Geertsema-Sligh

No abstract provided.


Counter Terrorism Activities In Pakistan: Comparative Study Of The Editorialsof Elite Newspapers, Zafar Ali Nov 2013

Counter Terrorism Activities In Pakistan: Comparative Study Of The Editorialsof Elite Newspapers, Zafar Ali

Zafar Ali

This research paper focuses to discuss the coverage of terrorism activities in Pakistan. Islamic Republic of Pakistan has facing terrorism in different mode from last many decades. The war on terrorism has launched in reaction of the attacks of 9/11 by the Bush administration. Pakistan has played very essential role as US allies in counter terrorism. Mass media has strong power to influence on reshaping the opinion and polices about any issue. Editorials of two elite newspaper of Pakistani press were selected for this research. Method of content analysis was adopted to find out the coverage of terrorism in ...


Consumer Subjectivity And Us Healthcare Reform, Emily West Apr 2013

Consumer Subjectivity And Us Healthcare Reform, Emily West

Emily E. West

Health care consumerism is an important frame in US health care policy, especially in recent media and policy discourse about federal health care reform. This paper reports on qualitative fieldwork with health care users to find out how people interpret and make sense of the identity of “health care consumer.” It proposes that while the term consumer is normally understood as a descriptive label for users who purchase health care and insurance services, it should actually be understood as a metaphor, carrying with it a host of associations that shape US health care policy debates in particular ways. Based on ...


The News About Sovereignty, Ronald D. Smith Dec 2009

The News About Sovereignty, Ronald D. Smith

Ronald D Smith APR

A study of New York State Media Coverage on the Sovereignty of the Haudenosaunee


Media Framing And Policy Change After Columbine, Thomas Birkland, Regina Lawrence Dec 2008

Media Framing And Policy Change After Columbine, Thomas Birkland, Regina Lawrence

Thomas A Birkland

The 1999 Columbine school shooting incident in Colorado gained far more media attention across a broader range of issues than any school violence episode before or since. One might expect that Columbine would have had an influence on public opinion, public policy, and scholarship commensurate with the attention it gained. We find that the event did contribute in a limited but interesting way to scholarship on media framing. But the effect of Columbine on public opinion and the nature and substance of public policy was limited. Attention to school shootings peaked with Columbine, and the attention surrounding that event mostly ...


The Cherokee-Freedmen Story: What The Media Saw, Ronald D. Smith Dec 2006

The Cherokee-Freedmen Story: What The Media Saw, Ronald D. Smith

Ronald Bruce Smith

National media and international journalists watched in March 2007, as voters in the Cherokee Nation decided issues of citizenship. Reporters looked at the same situation and often talked with the same people, but they didn’t always see the same story.

Some journalists saw the Cherokee-Freedmen story as one about race and civil rights; some saw it as being about Cherokee sovereignty and Indian identity. This content analysis investigates media reporting on the issue.