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Masters of Arts in Journalism and Healthcare emphasis

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Recent Theses completed in the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications

For a complete searchable database of Marshall University Theses and Dissertations since Fall 2011 go to Marshall Digital Scholar.

For Theses and Dissertations prior to Fall 2011 please see:
http://www.marshall.edu/etd/ApprovedETDListByDegree.asp?Degree=Journalism, M.A.J.


  • Atkins, Christopher Lupton. Broadcast News Organizations’ Perceptions of Viewer Generated Content. Journalism, M.A.J. Thesis. 2010.
  • Cavalier, Adam David. The Effects of a Web Presence on Sportscasting Audiences. Journalism, M.A.J. Thesis. 2011.
  • Fornaciari, Federica. Digital Hypertexts Vs. Traditional Books: An Inquiry into Non-linearity. Journalism, M.A.J. Thesis. 2009.
  • Haught, Matthew Joseph. The New Newspaper: Examining the Role of Design in the Modern Print Edition. Journalism, M.A.J. Thesis. 2010.
  • Marsh, Susan Lynne. Race for the Senate: A Content Analysis of the Campaign Coverage of West Virginia Senate Candidates Marie Redd and Tom Scott in 1998 and Marie Redd and Evan Jenkins in 2002. Journalism, M.A.J. Thesis. 2004.
  • McAteer, Michael J. Analysis of Teens’ Attitudes Toward Health Claims on Branded, Prepackaged Foods. Journalism, M.A.J. Thesis. 2011.
  • Okoth, David. A Comparative Analysis of the New York Times [U.S.A] and the Nation Media Group [Kenya] Presidential Opinion Polls Coverage 90 Days Prior to Election Day. Journalism, M.A.J. Thesis. 2009.
  • Robertson, Deirdre Elizabeth. The Effects of Anti-depressant Advertising on Perception of Depression in College Students at Marshall University. Journalism, M.A.J. Thesis. 2008.
  • Spears, Valerie Lane. Ladies on the Label: A Meta-analysis of Stereotypes in Advertising. Journalism, M.A.J. Thesis. 2007.
  • Weible, Hilary Groutage. Niche Publications: Their Popularity and Profitability at Newspapers in Utah and West Virginia. Journalism, M.A.J. Thesis. 2009.


How to Apply

Applications are processed through the Graduate College. The online applications form is available at http://www.marshall.edu/graduate/programs/how-to-apply-for-admission/

Graduate College

For more information about the journalism graduate program, contact Dr. Rob Rabe, graduate coordinator.