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"16 and Pregnant": Examining the role of transportation and persuasive intent in the effects of an entertainment-education narrative "I Can See She Does Not Want to be Pregnant": Using Images to Inform Low-Literacy Audiences About Safe Abortion in Zambia "Nuestra Voz": An articulation of transformational resistance through the voices of Latino/a youth "That's what they see on tv, that's how they view our culture." Exploring the relationship between cultural identification and media representations of Latina/os and Latino students experiences, identity development and relationship with the university they attend "Usitembee nao": Women's sexual health communication networks in rural Tanzania 'Nigger': Interpretations of the word's prevalence on the "Chappelle's Show", throughout entertainment, and in everyday life A Spoonful of Transportation Helps the Comparison Go Down: Using Narrative Transportation to Make Comparative Advertisements More Palatable A comparison of interactions on Facebook brand pages between global brands and publics in individualistic and collectivistic countries A crisis of marriage? The debate on marriage reform in the Social Democratic Weimar women's press, 1919-1933 A house is not a phone: Mobile phones and the plight of homeless LGBT youth A lady novelist and the late eighteenth-century book trade: Charlotte Smith's letters to publisher Thomas Cadell, Sr., 1786-94 Adolescent gender attitudes: Structure and media influence Advertising amongst ourselves: A qualitative study of viewer attitudes towards viral marketing Aereo, the public performance right, and the future of broadcasting After the Storm: A Case Study of Tuscaloosa, Alabama's Communication Response to the April 27, 2011 Tornado Agency experience: A case study of leadership development within a high-performing public relations agency An examination of content preferences of followers of college wrestling programs on facebook and twitter An experimental test of the effectiveness of customized narrative and non-narrative health blogs Are highly tailored messages always more effective? The influence of cultural psychology on web -based customization At the frontiers of faith and science: Media framing of stem cell research Avalanches of attention: Positive feedback in media coverage of social movement organizations Bands & Brands: Sponsorship Strategies at Festivals Barbarians' gate: Inside the business of mixed martial arts Born-Again Digital: Exploring Evangelical Video Game Worlds Can the Internet help preserve journalism? Sense of community differences among print and online local news consumers Communicating about the rural advancement foundation international - USA: An application of organizational identity, organizational image, and the situational theory of publics to a public relations plan Composing playlists, conducting streams: The life of classical music in the Internet age Consuming desires: A feminist analysis of bestselling teen romance novels Contested femininities: Representations of modern women in the German illustrated press, 1920 -- 1945 Counterinsurgency in Iraq: Examining the different frames of the media, and the role of Information Operations during the surge Creating identity and building reputation: Public relations practices of small businesses in an emerging field Digital discourse, online repression, and cyberterrorism: Information communication technologies in Russia's North Caucasus republics Direct contact, media use, and voting Distraction and the provision of risk and benefit information in prescription drug television advertising Does humor matter? An analysis of how hard news versus entertainment news styles influence agenda-setting and priming effects Effect of message type and source in advocacy communication: Investigating message strategies to combat ageism Emergence of individuated nationalism among the major baseball fans in South Korea Emergency contraception sources of information among college women: Implications for health communication Empowerment of foreign-born latino students through the use of digital educational technologies: a collective-case study Enhancing the effectiveness of e-mail newsletters: How content (subject lines, intros) impacts response rates Fighting the social media wildfire: How crisis communication must adapt to prevent from fanning the flames Framing analysis of newspapers coverage of Max Mosley's "Nazi" orgy From awareness to advocacy: Understanding communication about cancer and nonprofit support From the wires to wireless: How mass communications technologies have affected the libel/slander distinction, single publication, and liability in defamation law Gay male and lesbian youth in the American (TV) family: Understanding their representation on U.S. television in the early 2000s Global Italy: Media, identity and the future of the nation-state Government public relations in the nation-building of Georgia Guerrillas in the Urban Jungle: Marketing plans for the Broadway Musicals, "In the Heights" and "Shrek the Musical" Hot people: Automated profiling, pre-crime investigation, and the fourth amendment How do past crises affect publics' perceptions of current events? An experiment testing corporate reputation during an adverse event Implicit memory and fluency effects in communication research Inter-media agenda setting role of the blogosphere: A content analysis of the Reuters photo controversy coverage during the Israel-Lebanon conflict in 2006 Internal communication: Building trust, commitment, and a positive reputation through relationship management with employees Internationalizing the right to know: Conceptualizations of access to information in human rights law Is Twitter a counter public?: Comparing individual and community forces that shaped local Twitter and newspaper coverage of the BP oil spill Kicking ass is comfort food: Television and the feminist heroick Korea's stem cell research crisis: Exploring a new model to gauge ethical intent of crisis communication strategies Leveraging the Power of Relationships: A Case Analysis of the City of Tuscaloosa and the American Red Cross' Response to the April 27, 2011 Tornado Living the movement: Liberation News Service, Montague Farm, and the New Left, 1967--1981 LoveLife, MYMsta, and Mizz B: Evaluating a mobile phone-based social network to prevent HIV among youth in South Africa Low emissions, high concern: How climate communicators grapple with a transnational issue in the Philippines Making the Business Case for Breastfeeding: An Experimental Test of Self-Interested and Other-Regarding Gain- and Loss-Framed Health Appeals Mapping mediamorphosis: How print newspaper circulation influences features of audience participation at online news sites Mary as media icon: The Madonna in twentieth-century American Catholic devotional cultures Mediated memory: Framing and sustaining collective memory of the 1967 Milwaukee race riots in contemporary and retrospective newspaper coverage Multimedia exemplification: The interplay of representation and modality in the processing of online news and perceptions of international issues Multimedia framing in U.S. newspapers' online coverage of the Iraq War National security and transparency: The legal frameworks and factors federal courts use to balance competing democratic values New Media in the Newsroom: A Survey of Local Journalists and Their Managers on the use of Social Media as Reporting Tools New media and political threats: Standing with Planned Parenthood News consumption & political socialization among young, urban Jordanians Newspaper discourses of Latino labor and Latino rights in the new U.S. South Off-base: Rethinking new media technologies and military everydayness Overcoming a (false) bad rep: Designing and testing messages to reposition and secure funding for adolescent health initiatives in North Carolina Perceptions of bias in a changing media environment: The hostile media effect for objective and ideological media Personal jurisdiction and internet defamation: An analysis of post-Zippo jurisdiction decisions in internet libel cases Picture perfect?: A comparative-historical content analysis of women in Super Bowl commercials Policy Substance or Simplified Politics? How the Healthcare Reform Public Option was Portrayed in Newspaper Editorials Political identity & online dating: A mixed-methods approach to understanding political identity expression Producing procrastination: Negotiating affect and temporality in contemporary capitalism Public Relations, Racial Injustice, and the 1958 North Carolina Kissing Case Public faces: A content analysis of gender, ethnic, and racial diversity on PBS Regaining altitude: A case analysis of the Jetblue Airways Valentine's Day 2007 Crisis Reporter perceptions of influences on media content: A structural equation model of the agenda- and frame-building and agenda-cutting processes in the television industry Robotic surgery, human fallibility, and the politics of care Silver Screen to Green Screen: Hollywood Blockbusters as Communication and Education Tools on Environmental Issues Social media and the Fortune 500: How the Fortune 500 uses, perceives and measures social media as a marketing tool Solo journalism and news routines: Using the hierarchical influences model to study the organizational and individual influences of solo journalism in local television news Subverting the sexual double standard: How exposure to and identification with characters in televised counter sexual scripts affect young women's sexual well-being Take them for a ride: An online relationship management plan for MotoGP Taken in Context: An Examination of Judicial Determinations Regarding Implied Obligations of Confidentiality That old -time religion: Three journalists in the triangle of race, religion, and liberalism in the South at the cusp of the modern civil rights era, 1950--1953 The Andrea Yates effect: Priming of mental illness stereotypes through exemplification of postpartum disorders The Chicago experiment---Journalist attitudes and The Ten O'Clock News: Reported by Carol Marin The Effects of Explicitness of Customization and Level of Choice on Listener Attitudes, Behaviors and Cognitions Toward a Customized Music Radio Application The Party in Disservice: An Ethnographic Look at the Walter Dalton for North Carolina Governor Campaign's Relationship with the Democratic Party The Roles of Audience Characteristics and Journalistic Freedom in Determining News Coverage of the Affordable Care Act The cost of creepiness: How online behavioral advertising affects consumer purchase intention The effectiveness of the length of commercials in different types of television programs The effects of customization and recommendation source on reader perceptions of a news website The equality agenda: How state-based LGBT advocacy organizations define a 21st century movement while campaigning for change from the ground up The face of investigative news: A mixed-method analysis of local television investigative journalism content, perceptions, and influences The influence of the Spanish media on public opinion towards European integration The joke's on you: The effects of disparaging political humor on young citizens' attitudes and behaviors The two-screen experience: Examining the interplay between multitasking and involvement on user perceptions of television programs To help or not to help: The effects of affective expectancies on reactions to prosocial persuasive messages To tweet our own cause: A mixed-methods study of the online phenomenon "Black Twitter" Twitter Takeover An examination of the United States Women's National Soccer Team Twitter during the 2011 World Cup and recommendations for the 2012 Olympics Voiced values: Communicating a local organizational identity for disability We interrupt this story: Examining the effects of interruptions on processing of online news What's Real and What's News: An Exploratory Analysis of Media Coverage and Resident Perceptions of Environmental Risk Using Objective Risk Data When freedom of the press and privacy collide: Reconciling conflicts between fundamental democratic values Where do we stand? The Army Public Affairs Officer and the dominant coalition Women's Response to Sex-as-Power Imagery on Popular Reality TV Programming You are who you watch: Transportation and identification effects on temporary self-concept Young Women's Responses to Narrative and Pictorial Messages about Indoor Tanning: A Qualitative Study