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In Sullivan's shadow : the use and abuse of libel law during the Civil Rights Movement
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
. Shattering precedent, the nation's high court constitutionalized libel law with the Sullivan decision, creating a new standard that required public officials to prove "actual malice" and insuring that citizens were free to exercise their First Amendment right...
Small newspapers, big changes: awareness of market-driven journalism and consequences for community newspapers
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
This study examines the attitudes of journalists at small newspapers toward market-driven journalism. The researcher queried 29 journalists at nine small Missouri newspapers. The author employed qualitative method using ...
Framing protest in Missouri : framing protest on Missouri newspaper coverage of Concerned Student 1950 protest
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
Research over the past 30 years has shown that mainstream news media have been biased against social movements through journalists' use of framing. This trend, called the protest paradigm, delegitimizes, marginalizes, and ...
Castor oil and orange juice: how John H. Johnson fed news to black America
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
In the mid-1940s, publisher John H. Johnson did not like the image of African Americans that was projected by mainstream, white-owned media. He felt the image constructed was too limited and stereotypical. He also felt ...
A content analysis of word choice in social media news coverage of mass shootings
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2020)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This study examined how news organizations utilized Twitter to report on the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. ...