ThesisCharacterization of a politician's personal behavior: narrative analysis of three Los Angeles publications and their depiction of Mayor Antonio VillaraigosaJulian, LaurenThis study examines how Los Angeles publications portray the city’s mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa, from January 2006 to December 2009. This time frame is relevant because it contains articles prior to the summer of 2007 when there was a revelation that . . .
ThesisJournalism that facilitates public discourse and engagement: an examination of case studies on crowd funded reportingMcCarthy, MarianneThe purpose of this study is to determine whether crowdfunding, a method of financing reporting, provides a forum that promotes public discussion and social action. This study also looked at how crowdfunding fits into the current business models for f . . .