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Competing Frames of Surrogacy: Comparing Newspapers’ Coverage of “Horror Stories”

Susan Markens

in Surrogate Motherhood and the Politics of Reproduction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252035
eISBN:
9780520940970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252035.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Dramatic events are ones that are most likely to attract the public's imagination and create strong reactions to a given social problem. Media coverage of surrogate parenting, especially the horror ... More


The Quill and the Sword

Jeff Mielke

in Homer Lea: American Soldier of Fortune

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813126166
eISBN:
9780813135632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813126166.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

K'ang Yu-wei and Homer Lea's separation in 1905 led to an irreversible downturn for Lea and the reformers. K'ang Yu-wei may have fired Lea in the belief that all the cadet companies had been ... More


“Shame, Fear, and Compassion”: Media Coverage of Catholicism During the First Decade of the AIDS Crisis

Diane Winston

in In the Lógos of Love: Promise and Predicament in Catholic Intellectual Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190280031
eISBN:
9780190280062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280031.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Secular and Catholic media reacted differently in the first decade of the AIDS crisis. These differences are apparent in an examination of reports on two 1987 stories—priests dying from the AIDS ... More


Old Man

Nick Dawson

in Being Hal Ashby: Life of a Hollywood Rebel

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125381
eISBN:
9780813135267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125381.003.0023
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the beginning of the decline of Hal Ashby as a film director. Ashby decided to grant an interview to Dale Pollock of the Los Angeles Times to give Lookin' to Get Out a push. ... More


Leaving France: June 1945–September 1949

D. Kern Holoman

in Charles Munch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199772704
eISBN:
9780190268220
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199772704.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter describes the height of Charles Munch's career, which was when he spent much of his time on tour in England, Strasbourg, and Paris. Not only did he excel in his profession at this time, ... More


The Socialist Origins of Social Security

Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones

in The American Left: Its Impact on Politics and Society since 1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748668878
eISBN:
9780748695218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668878.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Following the Los Angeles Times bombing of 1910, the federal government established a Commission on Industrial Relations with a view to reducing class tensions. The Research Division of the ... More


Balance as Bias: How the Media Missed “The Story of the Century”

James Lawrence Powell

in The Inquisition of Climate Science

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157193
eISBN:
9780231527842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157193.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter argues that American media have been complicit in the two-decades-long success of the denial of global warming. That the media have failed is a fact established by scholarly research. In ... More


Disclosing HIV

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts makes the decision to publicly disclose for the first time that he is HIV positive. Shilts’s growing health struggles come quickly as he is then diagnosed as having AIDS. Shilts views as ... More


Tweet

Jonathon Keats

in Virtual Words: Language on the Edge of Science and Technology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195398540
eISBN:
9780197562826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195398540.003.0024
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

The big news in the Twitterverse on October 19, 2009, was the sighting of the pentagigatweet. Sent by an out-of-work dotcom executive named Robin Sloan, the six-character text message, a bit of ... More


Two Rode Together

in Nixon at the Movies: A Book about Belief

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226239682
eISBN:
9780226239705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226239705.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Richard Nixon almost certainly would not have achieved a position that allowed him to join Ike on the ticket without Kyle Palmer. There was not only the sentimental gesture of honoring a dying ... More


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