• A content analysis of reproductive health articles in Jezebel.com and Glamour.com 

    Jorgensen, Erica (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    This study explored health coverage by the popular women's websites Glamour.com and Jezebel.com from May through October 2012. In these months preceding the November 2012 U.S. election, the media frequently referenced "The ...
  • Elevating the news : 

    Moffitt, Kelly (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    Community engagement is a news industry buzzword that has recently seen professionalization in newsrooms in the form of a community engagement editor. Little research has been done on this type of editor and how they know ...
  • Making meaning of body-size diversity in magazines: a grounded theory analysis of reader comments 

    Combs, Taylor (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    Using grounded theory method, this research qualitatively analyzes more than 1000 reader comments left in reaction to an image of a plus-size model in Glamour magazine in 2009. The core categories that emerged through ...