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The Ku-Klux in the National Press

Elaine Frantz Parsons

in Ku-Klux: The Birth of the Klan during Reconstruction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625423
eISBN:
9781469625447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625423.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Northern newspapers used the Klan to talk about the nature of citizenship, the expansion of the state, and their anxieties that the individual was subject to manipulation by an increasingly robust ... More


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


Media Coverage of Immigration and White Partisanship: with Hans Hassell

Marisa Abrajano and Zoltan L. Hajnal

in White Backlash: Immigration, Race, and American Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164434
eISBN:
9781400866489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164434.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the role of news media in driving white fears regarding immigration. In particular, it explores the relationship between media coverage of immigration and aggregate shifts in ... More


A History of Opinion in the U.S. Media

Ronald N. Jacobs

in The Space of Opinion: Media Intellectuals and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797929
eISBN:
9780199944170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797929.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 2 traces the history of the space of opinion and analyzes the rise of the special class of media pundits who dominate it. It chronicles the rise to influence of the newspaper columnist in the ... More


The War on Terror

Ronald N. Jacobs

in The Space of Opinion: Media Intellectuals and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797929
eISBN:
9780199944170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797929.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 8 is an in-depth case-study of the opinion narratives in the War on Terror. It analyzes the complex, contradictory ways in which specific speakers, opinion styles and claims to authority ... More


The Democratic-Republican Alliance and the Repeal of Proportional Representation

Daniel O. Prosterman

in Defining Democracy: Electoral Reform and the Struggle for Power in New York City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195377736
eISBN:
9780199979158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377736.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 6 analyzes the turbulent campaign to repeal PR in 1947. On one side, the Democratic and Republican parties allied to end third-party representation in the city council. They were joined by ... More


Bigger Means Better

Beth Knobel

in The Watchdog Still Barks: How Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279333
eISBN:
9780823281404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279333.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter presents the results of the study of three large national newspapers with high circulation and big reputations for excellence. They are the New York Times (NYT or Times), the Washington ... More


The Living River

Andrew Needham

in Power Lines: Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139067
eISBN:
9781400852406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139067.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses how The New York Times challenged the long-held claims of Arizona officials that their state was entitled to a portion of the Colorado River by rights, a claim recently upheld ... More


Rhetorics in the Space of Contemporary U.S. Opinion

Ronald N. Jacobs

in The Space of Opinion: Media Intellectuals and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797929
eISBN:
9780199944170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797929.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 6 draws on large samples of opinion texts from The New York Times, USA Today, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Face the Nation, Crossfire, and Hannity & Colmes to describe and compare the ... More


INSULT IN THE LAW: LIBEL AND SLANDER

Jerome Neu

in Sticks and Stones: The Philosophy of Insults

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195314311
eISBN:
9780199871780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314311.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

The law of defamation seeks to provide remedies for some of the harms in insult, in particular damage to reputation. New York Times Co. v. Sullivan limits those remedies with respect to public ... More


The Making of an Outlaw Generation

Nina Bernstein

in Writing Immigration: Scholars and Journalists in Dialogue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267176
eISBN:
9780520950207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267176.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The prolonged controversy over mass immigration is embodied in the lives of the eleven million illegal immigrants in the United States. This chapter reflects on five years of immigration coverage for ... More


The Enron Scandal

Ronald N. Jacobs

in The Space of Opinion: Media Intellectuals and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797929
eISBN:
9780199944170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797929.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 7 is an in-depth case-study of opinion narratives of the Enron scandal, beginning December 2001. It finds that while narratives of elite corruption dominated commentary about the scandal, ... More


The Fracture of the 1960s

David P. Hadley

in The Rising Clamor: The American Press, the Central Intelligence Agency, and the Cold War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177373
eISBN:
9780813177403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177373.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the increasingly fraught press environment of the 1960s and its effect on the CIA, as the Cold War consensus slowly began to unravel. In an effort to garner support, the Central ... More


Analysis of Crossword Puzzle Difficulty Using a Random Graph Process

John K. McSweeney

in The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects: Research in Recreational Math

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164038
eISBN:
9781400881338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164038.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter quantifies the dynamics of a crossword puzzle by using a network structure to model it. Specifically, the chapter determines how the interaction between the structure of cells in the ... More


Formats and Norms in the U.S. Space of Opinion

Ronald N. Jacobs

in The Space of Opinion: Media Intellectuals and the Public Sphere

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797929
eISBN:
9780199944170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797929.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Chapter 5 draws on large samples of opinion data from The New York Times, USA Today, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, Face the Nation, Crossfire, and Hannity & Colmes to analyze communicative conditions ... More


New Buildings and New Spaces

Aurora Wallace

in Media Capital: Architecture and Communications in New York City

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037344
eISBN:
9780252094521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037344.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter views the New-York Tribune and the New York Times—the first in the industry to use skyscraper architecture as the medium for corporate image construction—in the context of the growing ... More


Reception: Reaction to the First Fifty Years of the Bart'ok/Serly Viola Concerto

Donald Maurice

in Bartók's Viola Concerto: The Remarkable Story of His Swansong

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195156904
eISBN:
9780199868339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156904.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter presents a survey of the critical writings of the Bartók/Serly Viola Concerto by concert reviewers and music scholars, and includes reviews of the first performances in both the United ... More


Media Culpas: Prewar Reporting Mistakes at the New York Times and Washington Post

Matt Carlson

in On the Condition of Anonymity: Unnamed Sources and the Battle for Journalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252035999
eISBN:
9780252093180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252035999.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter looks at how two newspapers used unnamed sources in reports leading up to the invasion of Iraq in March 2003. When Iraq's weapons of mass destruction failed to materialize, critics on ... More


The Rise and Fall of Labor Reporting

Christopher Martin

in No Longer Newsworthy: How the Mainstream Media Abandoned the Working Class

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501735257
eISBN:
9781501735264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501735257.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 2 discusses the historical rise and decline of the labor journalism at U.S. newspapers, the one place where the topic of work was regularly covered. At one point in the twentieth century, the ... More


Tweed

Fiona Deans Halloran

in Thomas Nast: The Father of Modern Political Cartoons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835876
eISBN:
9781469600239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837351_halloran.9
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The Democratic machine's William M. Tweed, was the target of a campaign to destroy the power of the Democrats and reform city government. The New York Times, Harper's Weekly, and Thomas Nast's ... More


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