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A Content Analysis of News Diversity Author: Nareshchandra Rai   Abstract – With the rise of internet literacy across the world, ordinary people are increasingly participating in the news media more than ever before. Early speculations about the influence of citizen journalism imbued the practice with an almost messianic ability to save both journalism and […]

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Author: Kate Magsamen-Conrad   Abstract – One of the origins in studying self-disclosure was its effects on health (i.e., a healthy personality). Since then, however, a majority of work on self-disclosure, at least in Communication (but also in Psychology), has dealt less with health, per se, and more with relationships, such as relational development (e.g., […]

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Authors: Ann Strahle   Abstract – This work crosses historical and critical cultural traditions and examines the status of religion in militaristic iconography and ritual and examines two main questions. What happens when collective goals are in opposition to the individual’s personal morals and ethics? Is religion used to justify military acts or attitudes by […]

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A History of the 1963 Expansion Authors: Chelsie Akers and D. Spencer Chalk   Abstract – The year 1963 was pivotal for broadcast news. Walter Cronkite forever changed how the American people receive their news when he anchored the first 30 minute nightly news. During the 60s, television news had two strong rivals: the newspaper […]

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