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Communication Consultants as Organizational Sensemakers: Applying the Team Metaphor
(The Speech Communication Association of Pennsylvania, Inc., 1998)
This study concerns an organizational communication intervention in which researchers explored the role metaphor plays in organizational development and change. Specifically, the team concept as a strategically ambiguous ...
Wisconsin Parent/Guardian Descriptions of Children's Behavior Related to the Viewing of Television News
(Wisconsin Communication Association, 1999)
Between 1987 and 1998, children committed numerous school shootings–killing or wounding classmates, teachers, and principals. Research suggests a consistent and causal relationship between viewing TV violence and increased ...
Children and Violence on Television: A Survey of Eau Claire Parents
(UW Eau Claire Research Day; Leader-Telegram, 1995-05)
The primary objective of this study, which was accepted for presentation as a poster in UW-Eau Claire’s Student Research Day (May 1-2, 1995), was to gather data concerning a number of areas related to children’s viewing ...
Wisconsin Parental Evaluations of Legislative and Non-legislative Solutions to Violence on Television
(Wisconsin Communication Association, 1996)
Since the early 1950s, television programming containing violent content has concerned citizens in the United States. The first congressional hearings on TV violence and its impact on children and youth occurred in June ...
Newspaper Coverage of the 1992 Presidential Campaign
(Journal of Communication Studies, 1994)
The purpose of this study was to assess the amount of front page newspaper coverage allotted to "character/competence/image" issues versus "platform/political" issues in the 1992 presidential campaign. Using textual analysis ...
A content analysis of local television news: Coverage of controversial issues and diverse populations in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
(Wisconsin Communication Association, 2001-04)
The purpose of this study was to understand the types of messages communicated through local TV news in Eau Claire, Wisconsin by examining the news content broadcast by two local TV stations. The objectives of the research ...