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Newspaper Coverage Of Nonreligious Paranormal Phenomena: A Content Analysis Of The San Antonio Light And San Antonio Express-News, Pamela L. Parmer Dec 2000

Newspaper Coverage Of Nonreligious Paranormal Phenomena: A Content Analysis Of The San Antonio Light And San Antonio Express-News, Pamela L. Parmer

Theses & Dissertations

A content analysis was used to examine how paranormal phenomena was portrayed in the San Antonio daily newspapers and determine if there was any trend in portrayals from 1970 to 1990. The San Antonio Light and the San Antonio Express-News were analyzed from March to May 1970 and March to May 1990. The analysis included data from the individual papers, comparing and contrasting the data from the two time periods. The data between the two papers also was compared and contrasted. The phenomena included unidentified flying objects, aliens, psychics, and ghosts. It excluded religious phenomena such as reincarnation, witchcraft, and ...


Radio's Influence On Music From 1919-1926, Aaron Hawley Jan 2000

Radio's Influence On Music From 1919-1926, Aaron Hawley

Honors Theses

Advances in technology have dramatically changed the lives of Americans throughout the twentieth century. Many of these advancements have become commonplace. For instance, the words "airplane," "computer," "radio," and "television" were not common a hundred years ago. Today, even small children know the definitions of these words. In addition, as new technologies develop, methods of accomplishing tasks change. These changes are then incorporated into our normal way of life. This gradual development causes many people to fail to consider the true implications of the technology on their way of life. Aspects of American's lives that used to be considered ...


Analysis And Direction For The Changing World Of Breakfast Cereal Advertising: A Content Analysis Of 1998-99 Television Advertisements, Megan Ann Lane Jan 2000

Analysis And Direction For The Changing World Of Breakfast Cereal Advertising: A Content Analysis Of 1998-99 Television Advertisements, Megan Ann Lane

Undergraduate Honors Thesis Collection

This investigation sought to build on past content analysis of children-focused advertising to better understand how advertisers have responded to the changing television advertising market. It is important because little attention has been paid to the effects of cable specialization and FCC regulations on the methods and appeals used in children-focused advertising.


Spaces For The Spirit: Christian Spirituality As Represented By Australian Media, Jennifer Anne Jones Jan 2000

Spaces For The Spirit: Christian Spirituality As Represented By Australian Media, Jennifer Anne Jones

Theses : Honours

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