• Crossing the school house gates: a media access audit of public high schools 

    Berkenbile, Barbara Byrne Allen (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    This research tested the media access policy adopted by a large independent public school district in Oklahoma to determine if its high schools comport with district rules as applicable to self-governance theory. The ...
  • Framing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: a study of frames used by three American newspapers 

    Stawicki, Melanie, 1973- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    This paper explored look how three U.S. newspapers' covered the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, following two peak incidents - Israeli leader Ariel Sharon's 2000 visit to Jerusalem's Temple Mount and 2002's Passover Massacre ...
  • Words and rumors of words: comparative war rhetorics 

    Payne, Sarah Katherine, 1985- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
    This thesis surveys how democratic governments convince their people to go to war and to continue fighting unpopular wars by exploring the relationship between contemporary and classical war rhetoric. Focusing on the ...