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Journalism and Explaining News Content  

Erik Albæk, Morten Skovsgaard, and Claes H. de Vreese

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Feb 2017
Three models are presented to explain variation in news content. In the first model the explanation is based on the individual journalist, in the second model on the professional ... More

Journalism, Culture, and Society  

Folker Hanusch

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Sep 2016
Culture is a broad term that is often used in a wide variety of contexts. Its meanings can be anything from very narrow conceptualizations such as the notion of high culture to a much ... More

Journalism Education  

Beate Josephi

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Jul 2016
Journalism education at the college level was first offered in 1869, and developed primarily in the United States. No other country has had a similar impact on the discipline, and the ... More

Journalism Ethics  

Patrick Lee Plaisance

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Jun 2016
News workers—writers, editors, videographers, bloggers, photographers, designers—regularly confront questions of potential harms and conflicting values in the course of their work, and the ... More

Journalism on the Web  

Michael Karlsson and Kristoffer Holt

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Sep 2016
In the early 21st century, almost everyone takes journalism on the web for granted. However, it was not many years ago that journalism moved online and a distinct form of journalism began ... More

“keepin’ It REAL”: A Case History of a Drug Prevention Intervention  

Michael L. Hecht and Michelle Miller-Day

Adolescent substance use and abuse has long been the target of public health prevention messages. These messages have adopted a variety of communication strategies, including fear appeals, ... More

Knowledge and Comprehension  

Ashley Kennard, Courtney Anderegg, and David Ewoldsen

Knowledge and comprehension are essential components of an individual’s understanding of a health text. Whether reading a health pamphlet or watching a health campaign in the form of a ... More

Labor Politics in the Neoliberal Global Economy  

Mahuya Pal

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Feb 2017
Labor in the global neoliberal economy is configured by overlapping networks of power in a manner that sustains imperial patterns between nations and the profitability of transnational ... More

Language and Culture  

Ee Lin Lee

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Jul 2016
Language is an arbitrary and conventional symbolic resource situated within a cultural system. While it marks speakers’ different assumptions and worldviews, it also creates much tension ... More

Language and Power  

Sik Hung Ng and Fei Deng

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Aug 2017
Five dynamic language–power relationships in communication have emerged from critical language studies, sociolinguistics, conversation analysis, and the social psychology of language and ... More

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