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The construction of political women in the news from suffrage to the present
(Georgetown University, 2009)
The Daily Show Effect: Humor, News, Knowledge and Viewers
What happens when the "news" is presented in an amusing format? The Daily Show with Jon Stewart is the result of the merging of several entertainment programming trends, notably the news satire format and the talk show ...
"Hairy Thuggish Women": Female Werewolves, Gender, and the Hoped-For Monster
The female werewolf embodies a kind of gendered border crossing: a female body expressing characteristics labeled both masculine and male by the dominant culture (power, strength, rage, aggression, violence, and body hair). ...
The Decay of Memory and Matter: Material Transformation in the New Artistic Archive
This project emerges from questions about how American society approaches film archiving and preservation, particularly in relation to the materiality of the image objects such an activity is predicated on. In the current ...
CYBORG TEXTUALITY / CYBORG SUBJECTIVITY : A TRANS-MEDIC RE-VISIONING OF ENLIGHTENMENT HUMANISM FOR THE CYBERNETIC ERA
This thesis inquires into the relationship between aesthetics and politics, contributing to an ongoing field of inquiry in the relationship of cultural studies to social action. Specifically, this thesis examines and ...
Media Framing of Global Warming: The Influence of Objectivity and Media Filters in the Claims of Politicians and Scientists
This thesis examines the relationship between politics and science in news stories of global warming to show that the news media does not necessarily gravitate toward the side of politics over the side of science. This ...
EXPRESSIONS, IMPRESSIONS, AND REFLECTIONS: HOW ARE TECHNOLOGIES AFFECTING JOURNALISTS, THE CANDIDATES THEY COVER, AND THE ORDINARY CITIZEN WHO RELIES ON BOTH?
Technologies are changing the ways in which our political process works. Technology, politics, and individuals are inextricably linked. Journalists are able report and publish information at a rapid pace. Candidates are ...
The Net Neutrality Debate: Who Owns The Internet?
The neutral architecture under which the Internet was built is facing challenges. As such the Network neutrality debate has arisen, raising issues such as free speech, copyright, bandwidth management and competition. ...
THE LIBERAL LABEL: A REFLECTION OF CONSERVATIVE PUBLIC OPINION OR POINTED POLITICAL RHETORIC?
In the 2004 presidential election, Republicans frequently and successfully attacked Democratic candidate John Kerry for being a liberal Senator from Massachusetts. Since the 1960 election, the use of this liberal label has ...