• Exploring the virtual communities of college football fans :|the uses and gratifications of online message boards 

    Hubbard, Sharisse (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    In light of the uses and gratifications theory, this study examined how college football fans use online message boards, what their motivations are for using online message boards, and whether online message boards are ...
  • Filling the statehouse void : 

    Veto, Matt (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    The number of traditional news reporters present in state capitols is decreasing across the United States. Non-traditional online news organizations are attempting to fill that void. These entities, many of them non-profit ...
  • Investigating at the Washington Post 

    Rich, Steven (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    Journalists aren't doing a great job of reporting on money in politics once an election is over. Experts and journalists share their suggestions to improve upon reporting and help the public understand how money truly ...
  • Reporting complex legal issues: an examination of the reportage on Citizens United and ACA 

    Snipkie, Scott (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    This study looked at the reportage of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius from the New York Times, the USA Today and The Washington Post. Through the ...
  • The "sovereigns of cyberspace" and state action 

    Peters, Jonathan (Jonathan William) (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    The "sovereigns of cyberspace" like Google, Facebook, and Twitter are writing the current chapter in the story of free speech. They are conducting private speech regulation as they write, interpret, and enforce their own ...