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Bioethicists in the news : the evolving role of bioethicists as expert sources in science and medical stories
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
Journalists have increasingly used bioethicists as expert sources in stories on science, medicine, and technology with strong ethical ramifications. Yet little is known about how and why journalists select bioethicists as ...
How do you like this comment? : persuasive effects of online comments and heuristic cues in crisis communication context
([University of Missouri--Columbia], 2014)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] The emergence of online communication reflects a shift in public relations (PR) roles, with more emphasis on interactive features in news such as writing online comments...
Anger, efficacy, and identity in activism : public perceptions of threat appraisal, attitudes, and behavioral intention
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
This study was an exploratory attempt to apply an identity-based approach using concepts of avowed and ascribed identities to different types of activist organizations when managing a potential crisis based on the threat ...
Increasing the persuasiveness of gain vs. loss framing : the effects of gender and fear arousal on processing gain- vs. loss-framed breast cancer screening messages
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
Based on prospect theory, the present study investigated gain vs. loss framing effects in the context of breast cancer screening (BCS) intervention. This study specifically assessed how the framing effect would be moderated ...