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Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Dialogic Communication and Public Relations Websites: A Content Analysis of the Global Top 250 PR Agencies, Charles C. Akwari

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"To Share or Not to Share:" A Study of an Individual's Self-Representation on Instagram in Accordance with Impression Management Theory, Breyanna Marie Blackwell

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Video Game Engagement, Gender, and Age: Examining Similarities and Differences in Motivation Between Those Who May or May Not Play Video Games, Joseph Camarata

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Opal Clark on Directing Stop Kiss An Exploration of the Directorial Process, Opal Clark

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Thinking Before You Act: A Constructive Logic Approach to Crafting Performance-for- Development Narrative, Angela Duggins

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A Most Violent Game: A Framing Study on the Media’s Coverage of Concussions and Injuries in Sports, Theodore P. Schwartz II

Theses/Dissertations from 2016

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Portrayal of African Women in Nollywood Films over a Five-Year Period: A Content Analysis of Traits Applying the Stereotype Content Model, Olushola Aromona

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Effects of Video Game Streaming on Consumer Attitudes and Behaviors, Lisa B. Foster

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Divergent Discourse: A Case Study Analyzing the Effects of Campus Communication About Sexual Assault, Melissa H. Nipper

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An Actor’s Approach to Claire in Proof by David Auburn, Kathryn Patterson

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Exploring Ethnic Stereotypes through the Production of Five Short Films, Ines Galiano Torres

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Love On - The Life of a Suicide Survivor: A Performance Autoethnographic Study, Patricia R. Wheeler

Theses/Dissertations from 2015

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O Brother, Where Art Thou? Understanding Culturally-Produced Limitations On Gay Male Community Formation in South Central Appalachia, Michael Brandon Brewer

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Self-Disclosure Relies on Social Context: Examining the Similarity and Differences of Chinese Students in the U.S. and China when Disclosing Information on WeChat, Xiyan Cui

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Narrative Advertising, Meng Li

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Obstacles, Transitions, & Perspectives: An In-Depth Look at the Spectacle of Deviant Bodies, Taylor C. Manning

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Gender, Personality, and Self Esteem as Predictors of Social Media Presentation, Heng Zhang

Theses/Dissertations from 2014

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Not Dead At All, Martin Becerra

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Media, Publicity, and Fashion: The Michelle Obama Effect A Content Analysis of News Around the World, Temitope M. Fancy

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An Investigation into the Shift in Lie Acceptability in Children from Grades 3-12, Marc S. Goosie

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Femininity, Pinterest, and the Appropriation of Jane Austen, Jordan S. Powers

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Telling Tales as Oral Performance: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Storytelling in Ireland, Scotland and Southern Appalachia, Annalee Tull

Theses/Dissertations from 2013

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Julian Assange: A Content Analysis of Media Framing in Newspapers around the World, Meylin K. Menjivar Andrade

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The Effect of Political Advertising on Perceived Bias and Credibility of Online News Stories, Salma M. Ayad

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Amanda Knox: A Content Analysis of Media Framing in Newspapers Around the World, Deidre Freyenberger

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Framing the 2012 Olympics: A Content Analysis of International Newspaper Coverage of Female Athletes, Jessica Giuggioli

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Infidelity and Identity: Cheating, Children, and the Church, Jeni R. Hunniecutt

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Framing of Business in China: East vs. West, Xueyi Li

Theses/Dissertations from 2012

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Alternative vs. Traditional News: A Content Analysis of News Coverage of the 10th Anniversary of Sept. 11, Rex Edward Barber Jr.

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How Media Frame Roller Derby Around the World in 20 Different Countries, Julie Chartrou

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Pick-Up lines: To Use a Neg or a Flippant?, Adrienne Leigh Hendon

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An Audio-Visual Ethnographic Case Study of International, Rural, Nonprofit Public Relations Geared Towards Sustainable Development, A. Chase Mitchell

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A Dramatic Interpretation of Jake's Women Thesis in An Educational Setting, Douglas William Reiser

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A Symbolic Prison: A Prisoner's Story as Masculinity Crisis Narrative in Bronson, James Benjamin Shupe

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Open Fire: A Portrait of Gun Control in U.S. and International Newspaper Articles after the 2011 Arizona Mass Shooting, Heidi L. Smathers

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Blogging in the Fatosphere: A Qualitative Study of Perceptions of Personal Risks and Benefits for Women who Blog about Weight, Weight Loss, and Dieting Issues, Melissa Marie Sneed

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Digital Illustration: The Costume Designer’s Process For East Tennessee State University’s Spring Dance Concert 2012, Christine Michele Waxstein

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The Frame of Social Media in Academic and Industry, Weiwen Zhou

Theses/Dissertations from 2011

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A Slide in Mediated Perceptions: Pit Bulls and Collateral Fallout in the Vick Trial., Brandon Chase Bouchillon

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Western Media use of the Third World Construct: A Framing Analysis of its Validity., James Tutu Fiske

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Military Women A Content Analysis of United States and United Kingdom Newspapers Portrayal During the Iraq War., Audra Jaclyn Fritz

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Talking Heads: How Broadcast Media Frame the Public Relations Industry., Samara Rose Litvack

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Political Responses against Terrorism and Hypothetical Voting Intention., Ioana Sandescu

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U.S. Newspapers Coverage of The 2009/10 Healthcare Reform Debate: A Content Analysis., Dinah A. Tetteh

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A Content Analysis of Reliability in Advertising Content Analysis Studies., Weize Wang

Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Hamlet from The Stage., David Blair

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The "Oprah Effect": A Content Analysis of Media Coverage of Toni Morrison and How the Coverage Changed Post-Oprah., Mariah J. Childress

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Surviving Cancer in Appalachia: A Qualitative Study of Family Cancer Communication and Changing Personal Identities Through the Cancer Journey., Kathryn L. Duvall

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Exploring Brand Personality through Archetypes., Candice Roberts

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Exploring the Lower Third: The Use, Innovations, and Future of Snipes in the U.S. Television Industry., Aaron M. Sharp

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Unfiltered?: A Content Analysis of Pro Athletes' "Twitter" Use., Justin A. Shockley

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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Comparative Analysis of Advertising Value Appeals Reflected in U.S. and Chinese Women's Fashion Print Advertisements., Yi Lin

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A Comparative Content Analysis of Televised Political Advertising in the United States and Canada in 2004 and 2008., Jessica A. Mahone

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Aruba and Natalee Holloway: A Content Analysis of Four Years of Newspaper Coverage Surrounding the Incident., Brittany Parks

Theses/Dissertations from 2008

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Exploring Expression-Based Apprehension in Online and Traditional Sections of a General Education, Introductory Communication Course., Tabitha Leah Bailey

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Are U.S. and French Cultural Differences Reflected in Advertising Appeals?, Ciprian S. Begu

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Examination of How Attraction Dimensions Predict Collaborative Mentoring Relationships in College Students., Ashlee Lorraine Poppo

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Exploring Changes in NASCAR-Related Titles in the New York Times and the Johnson City Press., Wesley Michael Ramey

Theses/Dissertations from 2007

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Pamela on Directing Three the Hard Way: An Exploration of Theatrical and Communicative Processes., Pamela S. Adolphi

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Design and Construction of the Audrey II Puppet Series for the Play Little Shop of Horrors., Chad David Fraley

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Current Public Relations Status in China., Fang Meng

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A Media Analysis of Racism and Ethnocentrism Issues Framed in US and European Mass Media within the Setting of the 2006 FIFA World Cup Competition., Monica Nastase

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The Status of Public Relations in Russia., Inga Lvovna Ragozina

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No Sleep 'til Minsky's: A One-Man Tribute to Burlesque and Vaudeville., Carl Glenwood Williams

Theses/Dissertations from 2006

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Product Placement during the Family-Viewing Hour., Harry C. Arnold

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Physician Communication Behaviors That Elicit Patient Trust., Linda E. Bambino

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Training for Diversity in Journalism: Tracking the Columbia Summer Program Graduates, 1968-1974., Mary Alice Basconi

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Portrayals of Appalachia in America's Major Metropolitan Newspapers., Honey Leigh Comer

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War on the Media: The News Framing of the Iraqi War in the United States, Europe, and Latin America., Maria Pestalardo

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"Don't Believe the Hype": The Construction and Export of African American Images in Hip-Hop Culture., John Ike Sewell Jr.

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$750 Million of Neutral News Coverage: A Content Analysis of Nextel's Media Exposure before and after Becoming NASCAR's Primary Corporate Sponsor., Joshua Tod Watson

Theses/Dissertations from 2005

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And Now a Punch, Kick, and Slap from Our Sponsors: A Content Analysis of Aggression in Network Television Commercials., Robert C. Carpenter

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Look Younger, Lose 10 Pounds, and Influence Your Audience: A Content Analysis of Popular Men's and Women's Magazine Cover Blurbs and the Messages They Project to Their Readers., Rhajon Noelle Colson-Smith

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Stereotypes of Arab and Arab-Americans Presented in Hollywood Movies Released during 1994 to 2000., Yasmeen Elayan

Theses/Dissertations from 2004

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Bridging the Gap between Medical Science and Communication: An Interpretive Analysis of Messages Portrayed on Endometriosis Websites., LaKesha Nichole Anderson

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Print Media's Treatment of Corporate-Named Stadiums vs. Historically-Named Stadiums in Major-League Baseball Game Stories., Donald Ray Armstrong

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Communication Cues to Action Prompting Central Appalachian Women to have a Mammogram., Kathryn Bond McNeill

Theses/Dissertations from 2003

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Visual Framing: A Study in Face-ism from the Websites for the 108th United States Congress., Beth Johnson Anderson

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Images of Gender and Ethnicity on Fortune Global 500 Company Websites., Adriane Nicole Dishner

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Depictions of Ethnicity and Gender on the Front Pages of College and University Websites., Mackenzie Blair Frazier

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Babe Ruth: American Hero., Thomas Townsend

Theses/Dissertations from 2002

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The Difference of Body Exposure: Images of Females and Males in Three Top Teen Magazines., Angie Lovette Blank

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Out of the Spotlight and into the Shadows: An Examination of Communication about Adolescent Girls on Music Television., Stacy Nichole Fentress

Theses/Dissertations from 2001

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Male Visual Dominance Continues: a Global Study of Images of Men and Women in 750 Online Newspapers in 74 Nations., Kelly Blake Price-Rankin