• Fantasy football participation and media usage 

    Comeau, Troy O., 1972- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    This study looked at the effects fantasy football participation had on media use, audience activity, viewing motivation patterns and gratifications received when simultaneously examining the effects of sport fandom ...
  • For better or worse?: the impact of accounts and attributions following marital infidelity 

    Kleine, Michelle (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    This research focused on accounts and attributions following marital infidelity using a two-part investigation. In Study One, 250 married or previously married participants responded to a hypothetical scenario which asked ...
  • Generational shifts and the creation of political selves: a focus group investigation 

    Dudash, Elizabeth A., 1974- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    A preponderance of research in political communication has centered on the lack of voter mobilization and indicates that the youth of the nation do not participate in the democratic process. In 2000, national research teams ...
  • Seriously funny: a look at humor in televised presidential debates 

    Rhea, David Michael, 1977- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
    The purpose of this study is to understand how humor was used in U.S. Presidential Debates and what kind of coverage it garnered in the press. A content analysis was done on the general election presidential debates from ...