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Ranking US Public Affairs Educational Programmes: Searching for Quality, Finding Equilibrium

H. George Frederickson and Edmund C. Stazyk

in Paradoxes of Modernization: Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reform

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199573547
eISBN:
9780191722677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573547.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management, Organization Studies

Approximately every three years US News and World Report publishes its rankings of master's degree programmes in public affairs. As part of its ‘America's best graduate schools’ series, the most ... More


Epilogue

William R. Ryan

in The World of Thomas Jeremiah: Charles Town on the Eve of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195387285
eISBN:
9780199775774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387285.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The epilogue illustrates that the Thomas Jeremiah affair became a cause célèbre on both sides of the Atlantic. Royal Governor Thomas Hutchinson of Massachusetts, for instance, was well aware of ... More


Receptive Ecumenical Learning and Episcopal Accountability Within Contemporary Roman Catholicism—Canonical Considerations

Patrick Connolly

in Receptive Ecumenism and the Call to Catholic Learning: Exploring a Way for Contemporary Ecumenism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216451
eISBN:
9780191712173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216451.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the extent and limitations of the resources that exist within the 1983 Code of Canon Law of the Latin Catholic Church for addressing one particular perceived area of weakness in ... More


Epilogue

Joshua A. Braun

in This Program Is Brought To You By...: Distributing Television News Online

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300197501
eISBN:
9780300216240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197501.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This epilogue provides an update on MSNBC and NBC News's footprint in the distribution of online television news since their acquisition by Comcast, with particular emphasis on the restructuring of ... More


The Message: Jesus in Galilee

F. E. Peters

in Jesus and Muhammad: Parallel Tracks, Parallel Lives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199747467
eISBN:
9780199894796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747467.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter and the following look into the heart of the matter: the foundation messages of Jesus and Muhammad. Jesus’ was called the “Good News” and, though he worked wonders — chiefly cures and ... More


Captains in the Culture War

Lydia Bean

in The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter looks at how, in U.S. churches, political influence operated through a broad set of opinion leaders, not just through ordained pastors or media elites. Previous research has identified ... More


Introduction

K. D. Ewing

in The Right to Strike

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198254393
eISBN:
9780191681486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198254393.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This study considers the position of the individual worker who engages in a strike or industrial action, described as one of the fundamental human liberties protected by international law. This ... More


Golden Codger and Siren: Yeats and Edith Shackleton Heald

Joseph M. Hassett

in W.B. Yeats and the Muses

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582907
eISBN:
9780191723216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582907.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Yeats extended his last, yearning grasp for the Muse toward Edith Shackleton Heald, whose Siren's evocation of the twin impulses of Eros and Thanatos propelled him to pursue sexual desire for the ... More


War News, 1939–1945

Donald Read

in The Power of News: The History of Reuters

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207689
eISBN:
9780191677779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207689.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores how Reuters managed to gather news from the battlefield during the Second World War. Censorship during the Second World War was generally more flexible than during the First ... More


The News Gap: When the Information Preferences of the Media and the Public Diverge

Pablo J. Boczkowski and Eugenia Mitchelstein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019835
eISBN:
9780262318181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019835.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The sites of major media organizations—CNN, USA Today, the Guardian, and others—provide the public with much of the online news they consume. But although a large proportion of the top stories these ... More


Factual Programming

Janet Thumim

in Inventing Television Culture: Men, Women, and the Box

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742234
eISBN:
9780191694998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742234.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter deals with factual programming in the 1950s. The Talks Department was a rather powerful one and as it expanded it tended to overlap with both News and Documentary. In a sense documentary ... More


Court Reporting

Adrian Bingham

in Family Newspapers?: Sex, Private Life, and the British Popular Press 1918-1978

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199279586
eISBN:
9780191707308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279586.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates how newspapers reported the sexual transgressions that featured in court cases. The News of the World perfected this genre with a commercially successful balance of ... More


The Masque and the News

Lauren Shohet

in Reading Masques: The English Masque and Public Culture in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199295890
eISBN:
9780191594311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295890.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines masques in the context of publicity, information, and evolving forms of public opinion. Public encounters with the masque reveal the early history of ‘news’, the circulation of ... More


Media Localism: The Policies of Place

Christopher Ali

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040726
eISBN:
9780252099168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040726.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Local media is at a turning point. Legacy outlets – television and newspapers – are declining while emerging platforms are failing to take their place. When it comes to the policies and regulations ... More


The Republican Press

Nancy J. Curtin

in The United Irishmen: Popular Politics in Ulster and Dublin, 1791–1798

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207368
eISBN:
9780191677632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207368.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The faith in the power of the press as a tool of political education led United Irish radicals in Belfast to found their own newspaper, the Northern Star, early in 1792. They sought to establish a ... More


Propaganda by Deed

Nancy J. Curtin

in The United Irishmen: Popular Politics in Ulster and Dublin, 1791–1798

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207368
eISBN:
9780191677632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207368.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The radicals were also skilled manipulators of a sort of propaganda by deed. During their reformist phase, the United Irishmen exploited planned, orderly demonstrations, often celebrating the ... More


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

Christopher Martin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501735257
eISBN:
9781501735264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501735257.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Workers in the U.S. have been increasingly invisible since the late 1960s, as the news media shifted their focus to upscale audiences and lost sight of the American working class. This bookcharts the ... More


Idealizing the Prima Donna in Mid-Victorian London 1

Roberta Montemorra Marvin

in The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195365870
eISBN:
9780199932054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365870.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Opera, History, Western

Chapter 2 explores the visual culture of nineteenth-century British spectatorship by examining images of prima donnas that were published in one of the principal English newspapers, the Illustrated ... More


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

Matt Carlson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252035999
eISBN:
9780252093180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252035999.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book confronts the promise and perils of unnamed sources in this exhaustive analysis of controversial episodes in American journalism during the George W. Bush administration, from prewar ... More


Chasing Newsroom Diversity: From Jim Crow to Affirmative Action

Gwyneth Mellinger

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037382
eISBN:
9780252094644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037382.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the complex history of the decades-long ASNE (American Society of News Editors) diversity initiative, which culminated in the failed Goal 2000 effort to match newsroom demographics ... More


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