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The Structure of Scientific Communication Marlitt Hayslett

Abstract:  This paper examines science communication within a public policy setting from the critical theory of structuralism. Employing Dr. Albert Einstein’s 1939 letter to U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt as an example, I argue that meaning is created as a function of structure rather than content.

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Principles of American Journalism An Introduction Charles N. Davis

Abstract: Designed to engage, inspire and challenge students while laying out the fundamentals of the craft, Principles of American Journalism introduces readers to the core values of journalism and its singular role in a democracy. From the First Amendment to Facebook, the new and revised edition of this popular textbook provides a comprehensive exploration of the […]

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Cross-cultural journalism María Len-Ríos

Abstract: Cross-Cultural Journalism offers journalists and other communication professionals the conceptual framework and practical know-how they need to report and communicate effectively about difference. Built on the hands-on reporting style and curriculum pioneered by the University of Missouri, this introductory textbook teaches students how to write about and communicate with people of backgrounds that may […]

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Identify excellent features and situational factors in public health communication Juan Meng and Bryan H. Reber

Abstract: The study analyzes the award-winning campaigns from the National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) from 2010 to 2012 and identifies excellent features that have been applied in promoting public health communication. By doing so, the research calls for an attention to integrate appropriate situational factors in message strategies to promote active health information seeking. The […]

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Making Reservations Online Joe Phua

Abstract: This study examines how consumer-written and system-aggregated user-generated content (UGC) on travel booking websites jointly influence consumer behavior. The purpose of this research is to test the effects of different types of UGC on various consumer behavior outcomes. Experiment 1 found a significant interaction effect between UGC type (consumer-written versus system-aggregated) and valence (positive versus […]

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How are social media engagement and sociocultural factors related to early adolescents’ physical activity and sleep behaviors Juan Meng

Abstract: The current study adds to the literature by examining the impact of adolescents’ social media use and motivation for social media use on physical activity and sleep. In addition, we examine the contribution of other types of media use (i.e., TV use) to determine its relative impact on youth health outcomes. We conducted anational […]

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Yesterday is Tomorrow Yan Jin and Bryan H. Reber Read More