• Blue skies and red seas : how the Faroese see their nation portrayed in international media 

    Metheny, Miranda (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    Media representation of the Faroe Islands, like that of other small, little-known places, is vulnerable to being skewed by various frames, agendas and biases. The islanders are demonized by the anti-whalers and their world ...
  • Campanilismo and its influences on Italian advertising 

    Tacchi, Vincent (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    This study seeks a deeper understanding of the Italian social identity phenomenon campanilismo and to discover its influences on the creative strategies of domestic Italian advertising campaigns. Four advertising techniques: ...
  • Exotic pet ownership in Missouri 

    Barnes, Katie (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    With the increase in environmental concerns facing our world, professional photojournalists are challenged to produce photographs that tell the story of current environmental issues. Learning how these environmental ...
  • Home birth culture 

    Hodgson, Alison (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    Home Birth Culture is a photographic essay that examines women's reasons for choosing to birth at home. Environmental portraits are combined with audio clips to help tell the story of each subject's experiences with home ...
  • How does the Chinese government use social media to react to social crisis: a content analysis 

    Wang, Xiaoyi (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    In order to examine the Chinese government's strategies and stances reflected on its social media account during a social crisis, this research uses a content analysis of 391 Weibo posts from four official government ...
  • Searching for utopia 

    Pop, Roxana (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    "Searching for Utopia" is a multimedia project about the Chautauqua gated community in western New York, which is perceived by people outside the gates as a utopian place. Through the use of multimedia I try to convey why ...
  • A Textual Analysis: The Portrayal of Women in Spanish-Language Magazines 

    Ragsdale, Katie (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    Using a grounded theory approach, the following study seeks to understand how women were portrayed in Spanish-language magazines in the year 2013. The evidence presented supports the idea that advertisers use the following ...
  • Through women’s eyes 

    Mickute, Viktorija (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    Through Women's Eyes includes a 22-minute documentary film about wives of military veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The stories of the women are told in an intimate and emotional way. Employing ...
  • What is it like to be a foreign journalist in China? : micro-documentaries of China-based journalists 

    Zou, Dandan (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    What it is like to be a foreign journalist in China? This is the central question this project tries to answer. Through three micro-documentaries and eight in-depth interviews, this project tries to get a glimpse of foreign ...