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Disability Identity and Attitudes Toward Cure in a Sample of Disabled Activists∗
This study investigates the assumption that disabled people want improvements in their functional abilities, or complete cures. Contrary to this assumption, many disabled activists are found to haveExpand
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The Local News Story: Is Quality a Choice?
The conventional wisdom about local TV news is that quality journalism does not sell and that only by focusing on crime, disasters, and other “soft news” can newscasts get good ratings. PoliticalExpand
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The Three Faces of Negative Campaigning: The Democratic Implications of Attack Ads, Cynical News, and Fear-Arousing Messages
“Negative campaigning” is widely deplored by journalists and the public. Commonly, the term negative campaigning refers to critical statements or visuals of political candidates, institutions,Expand
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The Presidency and Domestic Policy: Comparing Leadership Styles, FDR to Clinton
Each president brings to the White House a distinct set of personal characteristics and a preferred leadership style, but just how much have individual presidents shaped domestic policy? ToExpand
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How Celebrities Become Political During Times of Threat
This paper develops three models to explain the proliferation of celebrities in news coverage of threats to public safety. The three models are the avoidance model (based on politicians’ penchant forExpand
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Hawai‘i: A State in Political and Economic Transition
Author(s): Belt, Todd L. | Abstract: In introducing his adjustment request to the biennial budget for FY 2015, Hawai‘i’s bombastic governor, Neil Abercrombie, crowed over a $1.1 billion turnaround inExpand