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Painting The Leaky Pipeline Pink: Girl Branded Media And The Promotion Of Stem, Juniper Patel 2019 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Painting The Leaky Pipeline Pink: Girl Branded Media And The Promotion Of Stem, Juniper Patel

Theses and Dissertations

This thesis provides a critical feminist analysis of girl branded media depictions of girls in STEM. Through close textual analysis of three case studies—Disney Fairies films, Barbie: Dreamhouse Adventures, and My Little Pony: Equestria Girls media—I found that such STEM promotion tends to emphasize traditional gender roles and neoliberal market values. Disney Fairies films promote traditional gender roles via portrayals of play STEM, white hegemony, and western beauty standards. Additionally, these films promote the neoliberal ideal of industrialization as consequence free. Dreamhouse Adventures depicts STEM in relation to traditional gender norms such as caretaking, heteronormativity, and girl culture ...


Political Speech On Twitter: A Sentiment Analysis Of Tweets And News Coverage Of Local Gun Policy, Mohamed Lemine M'Bareck 2019 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Political Speech On Twitter: A Sentiment Analysis Of Tweets And News Coverage Of Local Gun Policy, Mohamed Lemine M'Bareck

Theses and Dissertations

While the gun debate has been one of America’s most politically contentious issues, Twitter has become, in recent years a popular venue for politicians to carry out the debate. The present thesis is aimed at better understanding of political speech on Twitter, as well as the ways in which political frames and sentiment on Twitter differ from those of news media coverage regarding gun policy in the state of Arkansas.

The study uses framing theory, which assumes that both news media and individuals use frames to construct perceptions and narratives about issues. Adopting an automated content analysis as a ...


The Prospector, April 30, 2019, UTEP Student Publications 2019 University of Texas at El Paso

The Prospector, April 30, 2019, Utep Student Publications

The Prospector

Headline: Up in Smoke


Spartan Daily, April 30, 2019, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2019 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, April 30, 2019, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2019

Volume 152, Issue 38


Prospectus, April 18. 2019, Parkland College, Emma Fleming, Paul Benson, Ayla McDonald, Nic Hansen, Alex Lutz, Chad Beyler 2019 Parkland College

Prospectus, April 18. 2019, Parkland College, Emma Fleming, Paul Benson, Ayla Mcdonald, Nic Hansen, Alex Lutz, Chad Beyler

Prospectus 2019

STUDENT GOVERNMENT PARTICIPATES IN ITS FIRST ADVOCACY DAY, Empathy and Love at Roger Ebert Feat 2019, Parkland Celebrates Earth Day with Sustainability Fair, Work by Our Creative Cobras Showcased, Vet Tech students washing dogs for $10!, Krazy Noodle Massacre, Parkland Golf Takes Second at Small College Championship, Cobras Silence Snappers on Saturday DH Route


Media And The Discussion Of High-Profile Sex Crime Accusations, Peri Dropping, Theresa Wadsworth 2019 Carroll College

Media And The Discussion Of High-Profile Sex Crime Accusations, Peri Dropping, Theresa Wadsworth

Carroll College Student Undergraduate Research Festival

The following research paper explores media handling of high profile sex crime accusations. The researchers examined the New York Times coverage of the Anita Hill testimony in 1991 and the Dr. Blasey-Ford testimony in 2018 for twenty-four hours following each testimony to compare the amount of coverage, the vocabulary used to describe the accused and the accusers, and whether or not recent social movements such as #metoo have had an effect on the way media reports on sexual crime.


Prospectus, April 25, 2019, Parkland College, Paul Benson, Emma Fleming, Ayla McDonald, Alex Lutz, Chad Beyler 2019 Parkland College

Prospectus, April 25, 2019, Parkland College, Paul Benson, Emma Fleming, Ayla Mcdonald, Alex Lutz, Chad Beyler

Prospectus 2019

STUDENT WINS BOSTON MARATHON WHEELCHAIR DIVISION!, Humans of Parkland: Mo Belakhoua, The Notre Dame Fire: A Historical Tragedy, 5 fun things to do in the Spring!, Final Examinations-Spring semester, 2019, Krazy Noodle Massacre, No. 5 Cobras Earn Series Win Against No. 16 Heartland


Spartan Daily, April 25, 2019, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2019 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, April 25, 2019, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2019

Volume 152, Issue 37


Spartan Daily, April 24, 2019, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2019 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, April 24, 2019, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2019

Volume 152, Issue 36


The Prospector, April 23, 2019, UTEP Student Publications 2019 University of Texas at El Paso

The Prospector, April 23, 2019, Utep Student Publications

The Prospector

Headline: The Fashion Issue


Spartan Daily, April 23, 2019, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2019 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, April 23, 2019, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2019

Volume 152, Issue 35


Journalistic Ethics And The Right-Wing Media, Jason McCoy 2019 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Journalistic Ethics And The Right-Wing Media, Jason Mccoy

Professional Projects from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications

This paper will examine the development of modern media ethics and will show that this set of guidelines can and perhaps should be revised and improved to match the challenges of an economic and political system that has taken advantage of guidelines such as “objective reporting” by creating too many false equivalencies. This paper will end by providing a few reforms that can create a better media environment and keep the public better informed. As it was important for journalism to improve from partisan media to objective reporting in the past, it is important today that journalism improves its practices ...


Spartan Daily, April 18, 2019, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2019 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, April 18, 2019, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2019

Volume 152, Issue 34


Spartan Daily, April 17, 2019, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2019 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, April 17, 2019, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2019

Volume 152, Issue 33


The Prospector, April 16, 2019, UTEP Student Publications 2019 University of Texas at El Paso

The Prospector, April 16, 2019, Utep Student Publications

The Prospector

Headline: The Earth Day Issue


Spartan Daily, April 16, 2019, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2019 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, April 16, 2019, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2019

Volume 152, Issue 32


Review: Crash Course In Media Literacy, Faith Rogow 2019 InsightersEducation.com

Review: Crash Course In Media Literacy, Faith Rogow

Journal of Media Literacy Education

Forced by its format to distill a subject area’s central tenets into just a few sessions, a “crash course” should be an excellent place to uncover the essential elements of a topic or field. Viewed through that lens, Complexly’s YouTube offering, “Crash Course in Media Literacy,” provides an illuminating, if sometimes confounding opportunity for reflection.


A Case For The Common Good: How Training In Faith-Based Media Literacy Helped Teachers Address Social Justice Issues In The Classroom, Maria Rosalia Tenorio de Azevedo 2019 Loyola Marymount University

A Case For The Common Good: How Training In Faith-Based Media Literacy Helped Teachers Address Social Justice Issues In The Classroom, Maria Rosalia Tenorio De Azevedo

Journal of Media Literacy Education

This case study reveals how a faith-based initiative offering structured teacher training in media literacy. The program is centered in Catholic Social Teaching, encouraging the use of critical media literacy in the classroom to aid the learning of social justice issues. The critical literacy of Paulo Freire serves as theoretical framework to help answer the research question: How has a teacher training program in faith-based media literacy influenced teachers’ practice when addressing social justice issues in the classroom? This case study relates the accounts of a middle school teacher, a high school teacher, and a college professor, graduates of the ...


Developing Student Critical Consciousness: Twitter As A Tool To Apply Critical Literacy In The English Classroom, Joshua P. Kunnath, Arika Jackson 2019 California State University, Fresno

Developing Student Critical Consciousness: Twitter As A Tool To Apply Critical Literacy In The English Classroom, Joshua P. Kunnath, Arika Jackson

Journal of Media Literacy Education

As young people today are flooded with information from a multitude of sources, they must be prepared to perceive the potentially oppressive and nefarious nature of many texts. Critical literacy is a theory and strategy that allows young people, along with people of all ages, to achieve just this; however, teachers often experience difficulties implementing and guiding students in taking crucial action steps in the classroom. This exploratory action research case study was conducted to address these concerns, as a teacher utilized Twitter to implement critical literacy and guide 32 ethnically diverse eleventh grade students in applying critical literacy in ...


Critical Awareness Of Media And Teacher Education: An Experience With Colombian Elt Pre-Service Teachers, Camilo Dominguez 2019 University of Antioquia, Colombia

Critical Awareness Of Media And Teacher Education: An Experience With Colombian Elt Pre-Service Teachers, Camilo Dominguez

Journal of Media Literacy Education

Media texts are exponentially displayed in physical and virtual public spaces and their impact on humanity is unimaginable. Teachers of all fields face the challenge and the responsibility to educate sensitive humans able to critically consume or produce media messages. English language teachers are no exception. In this paper, the author describes a qualitative research study exploring how a group of Colombian pre-service English teachers developed critical awareness of media as they deconstructed advertisements displayed in the public spaces of their rather rural communities. Findings, conclusions, implications for teacher education, and new questions for further research are presented.


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