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Climate change in the newsroom: journalists' evolving standards of objectivity when covering global warming
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
with their experiences. In the case of "balance", reporters have redefined it to mean applying a "weight of evidence" approach (Dunwoody, 2005) to science stories, and they tend to use global warming "skeptics" as sources very sparingly. There only limited support...
Second class : local and elite media framing of poverty in the Appalachian opioid epidemic
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
The opioid epidemic has disproportionately affected the rural Appalachian region, and poverty is a root cause of this. However, both poverty and the Appalachian region are historically under-covered and negatively framed ...
Crying in the wilderness : the outlaw and poet in Ben Hecht's militant Zionism
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
that he developed as a crime reporter covering gangland Chicago and the rise of Al Capone. At the same time, his propaganda can be understood as the cultural rebellion of a modernist artist, who was chafing against rules imposed by the "respectable...