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The Portrayal Of Women In The Oldest Russian Women’S Magazine “Rabotnitsa” From 1970-2017, Anastasiia Utiuzh Mar 2018

The Portrayal Of Women In The Oldest Russian Women’S Magazine “Rabotnitsa” From 1970-2017, Anastasiia Utiuzh

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This study focuses on the portrayal of women images in Russia, particularly the transformation from Soviet woman to modern woman based on the analysis of one of the oldest Russian women’s magazine- “Rabotnitsa”. The sample for this study covers two periods: three decades of Russia during the era of the Soviet Union period (1970-1990) and two decades of the Post-Soviet period (1991-2017). A total of 586 relevant images were identified; 311 images by Rabotnitsa over the three decades during the Soviet Union’s period by random sampling of 20 issues published by Rabotnitsa between 1970- 1990, and 275 images ...


Smog Pollution In China: News Framing And Issue-Attention Cycle Per The, Yingying Zhang Nov 2017

Smog Pollution In China: News Framing And Issue-Attention Cycle Per The, Yingying Zhang

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

China's smog air pollution has become an increasingly urgent environmental crisis in China. Using framing as theoretical framework, this research examined how much media attention is focused on smog air pollution and how print media frame smog air pollution. An empirical content analysis of 339 articles in the People’s Daily newspaper was conducted from 2000 to 2016, and the results showed that “non-voluntary solutions” and “problem” frames were the two frames that had been most utilized to construct stories about air pollution. Smog air pollution crisis also discussed in terms of Downs issue-attention cycle, a five-stage model explaining ...


Crimean Referendum: Annexation Vs Reunification. Framing Analysis Of Online News Coverage In Russia And The U.S., Anna Dedova Jun 2016

Crimean Referendum: Annexation Vs Reunification. Framing Analysis Of Online News Coverage In Russia And The U.S., Anna Dedova

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This thesis examines whether there is a frame difference in online news coverage of the controversial 2014 Crimean referendum by The New York Times and the Russian newspaper, Kommersant. The research is grounded in framing theory and literature on the attribution of news sources. The study is conducted in two languages and it seeks to examine how media systems, perspectives on the issue, journalistic standards, as well as cultural backgrounds and historical ties influenced framing of the event.

Sample online articles from each newspaper were selected and a quantitative content analysis was performed in order to identify the main themes ...


Framing Occupy Central: A Content Analysis Of Hong Kong, American And British Newspaper Coverage, Mengjiao Yu Oct 2015

Framing Occupy Central: A Content Analysis Of Hong Kong, American And British Newspaper Coverage, Mengjiao Yu

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Grounded in framing theory, this thesis presents a quantitative content analysis of newspaper reporting of the Hong Kong protests, also known as the Occupy Central Movement or the Umbrella Revolution, between September 28 and December 11, 2014. The political, economic and legal implications involved have made the protests one of the most newsworthy events in the history of Hong Kong since the transfer of its sovereignty from the United Kingdom to China in 1997. This study aims to examine the various frames used in the coverage of the protests in three major newspapers that operate within different political, economic and ...


The Effects Of Press Freedom And Biotech Policy On Southeast Asian Newspapers' Coverage Of Genetically Modified Crops, Ruby Lynn S. Asoro Jan 2012

The Effects Of Press Freedom And Biotech Policy On Southeast Asian Newspapers' Coverage Of Genetically Modified Crops, Ruby Lynn S. Asoro

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This study determines whether a country's degree of press freedom and national biotech policy influence its newspapers' performance in reporting about GM crops. Using the tenets of social amplification of risk framework, agenda setting, and framing theory, a content analysis of articles from newspapers in the Southeast Asian countries of Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam was conducted.

Results reveal that a freer press status fosters more stories and use of frames while a precautionary biotech policy favors the citing of more sources. The diversity of sources, however, produced a more polarized coverage that tended to be negative ...


Framing 10/12 And 3/11 In American And European News, Andrea Lypka Jan 2011

Framing 10/12 And 3/11 In American And European News, Andrea Lypka

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This media analysis of the incidents in Bali in 2002 (10/12) and Madrid in 2004 (3/11) reveals the black and white portrayal of these attacks in western news through the localization of international terrorism occurrences, pro-government perspective, and internalization of U.S. policies. The Old Europe and New Europe debate further fractures the European press. Such rhetoric perpetuates the "us versus them" schism by contrasting the goals of the alleged perpetrators with the western values of democracy and freedom. Governmental sources remain central news sources during these crises. In addition, 9/11, war on terrorism, and fear from ...