Tag Archives: mass media

Politics and Planned Parenthood

Check out my piece in Contexts Magazine. It is currently available online here. politics and planned parenthood by Deana A. Rohlinger Planned Parenthood found itself caught in the middle of a political maelstrom last fall after the pro-life group, Center … Continue reading

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FDA Ruling Reshapes Abortion Battle

Read my piece in the The American Prospect. Here is a preview: FDA Ruling Reshapes Abortion Battle DEANA A. ROHLINGER MARCH 31, 2016 New federal labeling guidelines for the abortion pill deliver a major victory to the abortion-rights movement, and … Continue reading

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Mainstream Media: Does It Affect Our Political Claims-Making?

Social scientists have long argued that mainstream media set the political agenda. It is not clear, however, if mass media affects how individuals make their claims. To explore this issue, myself, Christian Vaccaro, Miriam Sessions, and Heather Mauney, analyzed 2,509 … Continue reading

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Notes from NGOs and Reputation Conference (Oxford University)

Session 1: How do non-profits build reputations and signal trust? by Deana Rohlinger Kirsten Grønbjerg: Trust in Nonprofits: What Do Local Government Officials Think and Does It Matter? (Kirsten A. Grønbjerg, Kellie McGiverin-Bohan, Lauren Dula and Angela Gallagher) The focus of … Continue reading

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Celebrity Champions: Enter Angelina

  Angeline Jolie made headlines this week and it wasn’t for the typical celebrity-type reasons. Yesterday, The New York Times published her op-ed piece titled, My Medical Choice. If you haven’t read it, she discusses her decision to have a … Continue reading

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Individual Rights vs. the News Media: Is This Really A Debate?

A local New York newspaper, The Journal News, finds itself at the center of a media firestorm. On December 23, 2012, the newspaper published an article that, according to The New York Times, identified “names and addresses of handgun permit … Continue reading

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Media Matters: Reporting Death

There has been much discussion over New York Post’s cover photo yesterday, which, in case you missed it, shows a man’s last moments of life. Ki Suk Han, the man featured in the photo (not shown here), was pushed onto … Continue reading

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Freeing Tibet through Self-Immolation?

Tibet is back in the news. Hundreds of students took to the streets pushing for greater freedoms in under Chinese rule. This protest followed 18 year-old Kalsang Jinpa’s self-immolation; the teen died after his fiery protest. There have been approximately … Continue reading

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The Problem with Polls

Who is going to win the upcoming presidential race? I don’t have the answer, but I can certainly point you to a poll that purportedly does! Try here: http://www.gallup.com/poll/157817/election-2012-likely-voters-trial-heat-obama-romney.aspx Don’t like that one? Here is a table reporting the results … Continue reading

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Presidential Debates as Fairy Tale

                          There was no shortage of analogies regarding how Obama needed to perform during last night’s debate. My favorite was that of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.  Drawing … Continue reading

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