ERIC Number: EJ631628
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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The Power of the Press: A Content and Discourse Analysis of the United States History Standards as Presented in Selected Newspapers.
Johnson, Theresa; Avery, Patricia G.
Theory and Research in Social Education, v27 n4 p447-71 Fall 1999
Examines how the voluntary national U.S. history standards contained within the "National Standards for United States History: Exploring the American Experience" were presented in selected U.S. newspapers. Uses ethnographic content and critical discourse analytic methodologies. Indicates that most newspapers presented a fragmented and inflated picture of the standards. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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