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Theses from 2023

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SWITCHIN’ UP: THE EFFECT OF CODE-SWITCHING ON BLACK PROFESSIONALS IN PREDOMINANTLY WHITE ORGANIZATIONS, Christina G. Roach

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NONPROFIT MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION PERSONNEL JOB SATISFACTION: THE EFFECTS OF ROLE CONFLICT AND ROLE AMBIGUITY, Rachel L. Swink

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Afraid to Come Out: A Qualitative Examination of Concealing and Negotiating Gay Sexual Identity, Michael Cheves

Theses from 2021

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Mapping out the Vietnamese American experience: Parenting styles and communication satisfaction among Vietnamese American generations, Angie Vo

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PERCEPTIONS AND CONTENT OF TRADITIONAL AND ONLINE NEWS: AN ANALYSIS OF BIAS IN INDIAN MEDIA, Sangya Tyagi

Theses from 2020

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New Challenges in Social Media Marketing: Exploring the Interaction Effects of Age and Message Format on Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Outcomes, Daniela Chavez Garcia

Theses from 2019

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Communicating Death to Potential Military Recruits: A Terror Management Theory Approach, Amanda M. Augustine

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Case Study Analysis of Shared Visual Arguments and Propaganda Techniques of Russian Propaganda Posters and Russian Internet Memes, Cindy D. Vasquez

Theses from 2018

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HYPHENATED AMERICANS: CHRISTIAN ARAB-AMERICANS’ IDENTITY STRUGGLE, Amanda Haddad Jobgen

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The rise of Twitter in presidential communication: An examination of the relationship between President Trump's Twitter feed and the media coverage of his first 100 days, Zedan Xu

Theses from 2017

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FRAMING LEADERSHIP RHETORIC: EXPLORING GENDER (IN) EQUALITY IN CORPORATE TRAINING MATERIAL, Anna Elizabeth Prieto

Theses from 2016

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NEWS NARRATIVES ABOUT THE HPV VACCINE FOR ADOLESCENT MALES, Katherine E. Bennett

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Social Media: The impact of Imagery and Engagement in Athletic Social Media, Michael W. Eldridge

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The Right Stuff? Selective Exposure and Political Misinformation on Facebook, Amanda Jordan

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The butterfly effect of deceptive science: How media influence may have spread the illusory link between vaccines and autism, Kami M. Vinton

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A Virtual Foot in the Door: How Avatar Similarity Impacts Group Identity in Computer-Mediated Communication, Shannon Zenner

Theses from 2015

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REACTIONS OF THE TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY REGARDING MEDIA REPRESENTATION, Chani Wellborn

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The Far East Network Okinawa: Impact, Influence, And Personal Stories From The First 50 Years, Ladonna Aiken

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A Thematic Insight To A Dialogic Approach Of NBA Organizations Twitter Content, Hannah Altheide

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Terrorism Risk In Mexico And The Impact On Tourism Discourse, Gabriela M. Granado

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An Exploration Of The Framing Of Collegiate Wheelchair Basketball And Able Bodied Basketball Coverage In Student News Sources, John Charles Watson

Theses from 2014

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I Listen To You Every Day: Parasocial Relationships And Self-disclosure In Christian Radio, Michael E. Agee

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Supporting People With Diabetes: The Roles Of Health Literacy And Communication Of Support, Grace Ellen Brannon

Theses from 2013

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Negotiating Identity Creation Through Personal Narrative In A Christian Recovery Group, James N. Dunning

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The Impact Of Online Non-partisan Videos On Self-reported Intention To Vote, Milad Minooie

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An Exploration Of Social Media's Influence In Parasocial Relationships Between Sports Fans And Sports Figures, Melinda Annette Valero

Theses from 2012

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CMC v/s FtFC- Media Effect On Millennials' Self-disclosure Behavior, Vidisha Vijaykumar Bhopatkar

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Can Political Candidate's Use Of Facebook To Influence Real World Outcomes? An Analysis Of Uses And Gratifications Needs, Online Participation And Offline Outcomes On Candidate's Facebook Pages, Carl C. Esposito

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Competing Discourses Surrounding Primary Caregivers Of Hospice Patients, Paul Kozar

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Identifying Media Consumption Habits And Media Literacy Skills In College Undergraduates, Kristen Phillips

Theses from 2011

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Influences Of Decision-making: A Qualitative Analysis Of Primiparae's Birthing Plan Decisions, April Nicole Blount

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A Public Marriage: A Comparison Of Organizational Change Communication Between Two Cultures Involved In A Municipal Government Facilities Merger, Sharon Michaela Dollar

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When Religion And Organization Conflict, John LaRosa

Theses from 2010

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The Evolution Of The Rag: An Analysis Of The Social, Political And Technological Influences On The Birth Of One Underground Newspaper In The 1960s, Marti G. Harvey

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Thin-ideal Depictions On Retail Fashion Web Sites Popular With Teenage Females: An Exploratory Content Analysis, Kelly Hosley

Theses from 2009

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Municipal Immigration Ordinances: An Analysis Of Newspaper Coverage Of A Controversial Issue, Andrea Lynne Burnett

Theses from 2008

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Seeing Is Perceiving: The Influence Of Race As A Peripheral Cue On The Stereotypical Perception Of A Spokesperson In An Advertisement, Siobhan Denise Flowers

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Russia's Portrayal In The Western Media: A Quantitative Analysis Of Leading Media Agency News Stories In 2007, Mihai Moscovici

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The Public's Role In Framing The Agenda In The Digital Age, Karen Ayres

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Hollywood To Hilltop: Does Celebrity Status Act As A Peripheral Cue In Voting Decisions, Angela Beth Torrey

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder And Support Groups, Allison Davis

Theses from 2007

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Today's Army: An Examination Of The Differences Of Newspaper Coverage About America's Army In Small And Large Markets, Kimberly Levine Hanson

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Negotiating Matriarchy: The Discourse Of Single Mothers Taking Care Of Their Families On Small Incomes, Tonya Janiece Redman

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Stories Of Success: Narrative Communication Themes And The Direct Selling Industry, Allen Frederick Victor

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In One Ear And In The Other: The Net Effect Of Advertising Frequency, Brent Andrew Wiethoff

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A Clash Of Cultures: Cultural Differences Within American And Japanese Animation, Alexander Nghiem Frasier

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Media Effects On Chinese And American Stereotypes In College Settings, Lin Zhu

Theses from 2006

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U.S. Public Image: A Study Of The Perceptions Of International Students From Predominantly Muslim Nations, Mary Kathryn Pinkerton

Theses from 2005

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A Whole New Ballgame: How Fantasy Sports Has Evolved In The Mass Media, Danny Woodward