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Preparing Pre-Service Teachers To Teach Media Literacy: A Response To “Fake News”, Todd S. Cherner, Kristal Curry 2019 Portland State University

Preparing Pre-Service Teachers To Teach Media Literacy: A Response To “Fake News”, Todd S. Cherner, Kristal Curry

Journal of Media Literacy Education

The call to integrate media literacy into public education is not new. However, with the rise of “fake news” and sensationalism along with technology’s ever-growing role in society, media literacy offers teachers and students a set of skills to analyze, critique, and respond to the information that appears before them in the digital texts they read, the television shows they watch, and their social media feeds. As multiple case studies have identified ways teachers are already blending media literacy into their instruction, this case study used a lesson plan assignment coupled with a survey to analyze how pre-service teachers ...


Transparent Communication Effectiveness: Consumer Attitudes Towards Luxury Brands, Madison Moye 2019 University of Colorado, Boulder

Transparent Communication Effectiveness: Consumer Attitudes Towards Luxury Brands, Madison Moye

Advertising, Public Relations & Media Design Undergraduate Honors Theses

This study proposed and tested a model of transparent communication effectiveness on luxury brands. The term, luxury brand, can be defined into two categories: enduring and ephemeral. This study analyzes one brand, Hermès, and places the brand into the two categories as well as implementing strategies of transparency. Testing if Hermès as an enduring brand with transparency could elicit positive results. This study employed a 2 (transparency vs. no transparency) x 2 (enduring vs. ephemeral) factorial experiment, where it tested consumer’s attitudes towards these conditions. The results of this experiment did not support the hypothesized model; however ...


Building Heroes: Collegiate Esports, Character Formation, And Community Building, Cesar Iza Castillo Jr 2019 University of Colorado, Boulder

Building Heroes: Collegiate Esports, Character Formation, And Community Building, Cesar Iza Castillo Jr

Media Studies Undergraduate Honors Theses

The purpose of this thesis is to examine the nascent collegiate esports industry and the communities that have formed along with it. Specifically, the thesis aims to answer the questions of what the skills one can acquire through esports are, what is the nature of such communities, and how notions of masculine identity are formed through them. These questions were answered by acquiring qualitative data through participant observation and in-depth interviews of an esports team at the University of Colorado Boulder. There are three levels to the results. First, esports provide a cultural battleground in which the notions of what ...


The Political Intervention And Public Policy Influencing High Tuition Rates At South Carolina Colleges And Universities, Zuri Anderson 2019 Winthrop University

The Political Intervention And Public Policy Influencing High Tuition Rates At South Carolina Colleges And Universities, Zuri Anderson

Showcase of Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors (SOURCE)

Winthrop University students often ask why the institution’s tuition rates are so high. This is an important question for students, who wonder why they pay higher tuition and fees to Winthrop compared to other universities with similar services. This investigative journalism project informs people, especially curious Winthrop students, about the complex reasons for Winthrop’s tuition rates. Open records, government documents, primary and secondary sources, public sources, news articles, in-depth interviews, and statistical research were utilized and analyzed for the research. Following the 2007 recession, which changed the financial landscape for colleges and universities, postsecondary and higher education faced ...


Prospectus, April 11, 2019, Parkland College, Paul Benson, Emma Fleming, Nic Hansen, Ayla McDonald, Chad Beyler 2019 Parkland College

Prospectus, April 11, 2019, Parkland College, Paul Benson, Emma Fleming, Nic Hansen, Ayla Mcdonald, Chad Beyler

Prospectus 2019

THE HUMAN LIBRARY EVENT AND WHAT IT WAS LIKE TO BE A "BOOK", Parkland's Young Frankenstein Leaves Audience Satisfied, Humans of Parkland: Claire Mallare, 2019 Boneyard Arts Festival, Japanese Culture Club Presents Kofi Bazzell-Smith, Japan House, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Krazy Noodle Massacre, Burkhart, Warkentin Big Swings Give Cobras DH Sweep, Cobra Finish Fourth at Illinois Wesleyan Invite


Spartan Daily, April 11, 2019, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2019 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, April 11, 2019, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2019

Volume 152, Issue 31


Communication & The Body Positivity Movement, Alyssa Cannaday 2019 University of Lynchburg

Communication & The Body Positivity Movement, Alyssa Cannaday

Student Scholar Showcase

The Body Positivity Movement has gained a presence on social media. In this study, social media outlets were examined (such as Twitter and Instagram) to explore the communication within the movement, both from those advocating body positivity and from individuals responding in the comments. A variety of respondents, most of whom were women, give a broad perspective of the movement as a whole. Some respondents who contribute their viewpoints have educational backgrounds in counseling or work in the field. Themes uncovered in this study reveal the Body Positivity Movement to be welcoming, open minded, and expressive of messages of self-love ...


Spartan Daily, April 10, 2019, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2019 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, April 10, 2019, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2019

Volume 152, Issue 30


The Prospector, April 9, 2019, UTEP Student Publications 2019 University of Texas at El Paso

The Prospector, April 9, 2019, Utep Student Publications

The Prospector

Headline: The Wellness Issue


Spartan Daily, April 9, 2019, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2019 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, April 9, 2019, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2019

Volume 152, Issue 29


Music, Moneymakers, Minorities And Marginalization: A Statistical Look At African-American Pop Music Success Before And After The Radio Payola Scandal, David Ozmun 2019 Ouachita Baptist University

Music, Moneymakers, Minorities And Marginalization: A Statistical Look At African-American Pop Music Success Before And After The Radio Payola Scandal, David Ozmun

Presentations and Lectures

The 1950’s Payola scandal in radio affected the influence of rock ‘n’ roll disc jockeys (DJ) on music choice and potential phonograph record sales. Various broadcast historians who studied radio concluded the situation worsened for black performers after DJs lost their power to promote certain types of music with increased airplay. Program Directors and Record executives reportedly asserted greater influence and the music created by African-American singers was pushed to the margins, thus reducing opportunities for financial success and future opportunities. This study used data from Billboard magazine’s annual Top-100 ranking system, from 1956 to 1963, to test ...


Toxic Culture: An Emotion And Sentiment Analysis Of College Football Fans In Relation To Controversy And Win-Loss Records, Joshua R. Jackson 2019 Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Toxic Culture: An Emotion And Sentiment Analysis Of College Football Fans In Relation To Controversy And Win-Loss Records, Joshua R. Jackson

LSU Master's Theses

Fans of certain college football teams will experience a wide array of emotions when their team is involved in a scandal. This study examined the fan bases of three university football teams as they learn about and react on social media to their schools and head coaches becoming implicated in controversies. Under the protection of those with similar likes and the secrecy of social media, users can voice opinions in favor of and against the football team’s firing of a coach or handling of an investigation. Fan bases analyzed in the study are Ohio State University, Maryland University, and ...


Prospectus, April 4, 2019, Parkland College, Katherine Majewski, Nic Hansen, Emma Fleming, Paul Benson, Chad Beyler 2019 Parkland College

Prospectus, April 4, 2019, Parkland College, Katherine Majewski, Nic Hansen, Emma Fleming, Paul Benson, Chad Beyler

Prospectus 2019

No abstract provided.


Bat Meets Girl: Adapting The Dark Knight’S Love Life To The Big Screen, Brandon Bosch 2019 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Bat Meets Girl: Adapting The Dark Knight’S Love Life To The Big Screen, Brandon Bosch

Sociology Department, Faculty Publications

It is no secret that Hollywood loves a good romance. What is perhaps sometimes overlooked however is how important romance and female characters are to male-dominated action films. Esma Kartal argues women and romance are deliberately placed into action films to create “romantic relief” and attract female viewers for greater crossover appeal.1 In addition to romance, Yvonne Tasker observes how women in action films serve as a witness for “the hero’s suffering” and humanity in action films.2 Finally, a classic use of women and romance in action films is that of the damsel-indistress, which continues to this ...


The Prospector, April 2, 2019, UTEP Student Publications 2019 University of Texas at El Paso

The Prospector, April 2, 2019, Utep Student Publications

The Prospector

Headline: Beto 2020


Waverly Phoenix, October 1895-December 1896, 2019 University of Northern Iowa

Waverly Phoenix, October 1895-December 1896

Waverly Phoenix

The Waverly Phoenix was a Democratic weekly German-language newspaper published from 1884 to 1924 in Waverly (Bremer County), Iowa. Articles in the newspaper reflect the experiences and viewpoints of first- and second-generation German immigrants who had settled in Iowa.


Spring 2019, 2019 DePaul University

Spring 2019

Conversations

Play Ball! The College of Communication kicks off a new degree program in sports communication; Forging Futures: DePaul and Harper College partner to give community college students an easier path to a bachelor's degree; Can We Talk? Associate Professor Tim Cole teaches the art and science of interpersonal communication; Fred Astaire's Dancing Lessons: Professor Dustin Goltz bridges the LGBTQ generation gap with his solo performance piece; Bookshelf; In Pursuit of Impact: Investigative journalist Prabjot "PJ" Randhawa garners her first Emmy Award; Around the College; Accolades: A Life of Purpose and Passion: Communication double major trains at the Climate ...


Ua52/1 Out Of The Box, WKU Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Ua52/1 Out Of The Box, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter created by and about WKU Archives and the records management program.


Effectiveness Of A Brand’S Paid, Owned, And Earned Media In A Social Media Environment, Anan Wan 2019 University of South Carolina

Effectiveness Of A Brand’S Paid, Owned, And Earned Media In A Social Media Environment, Anan Wan

Theses and Dissertations

This dissertation explored how a brand’s paid, owned, and earned media (POEM) influence and engage its audience in the social media environment where consumer engagement is stressed. This dissertation used an online experiment (N = 250) to explore the effectiveness of applying earned media within an advertising context, The findings indicated that positive earned media was more effective on people’s consumer engagement intention and download intention than paid media, but it did not work on perceived credibility of the post or product attitude. Positive earned media was found to be less credible than owned media. Among all the five ...


Must Stay Woke: Black Celebrity Voices Of Dissent In The Post Post-Racial Era, Lily Kunda 2019 Old Dominion University

Must Stay Woke: Black Celebrity Voices Of Dissent In The Post Post-Racial Era, Lily Kunda

Institute for the Humanities Theses

In today’s racially charged climate there is an expectation that black celebrities cry out #BlackLivesMatter, get on the field to #TakeAKnee and be #UnapologeticallyBlack whenever they are in the spotlight. This climate transcends what was once seen as a post-racial America— a time where the media portrayed race as no longer being an issue— and encourages black celebrities to address racism. Prior research on black celebrities by Sarah J. Jackson, Ellis Cashmore, bell hooks, James Baldwin and others acknowledges the historical burden placed on black celebrities to publicly discuss racism and represent blackness in order to challenge dominant narratives ...


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