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Rix, Jonathan – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2023
Background: The terms idiot, imbecile, and moron are generally associated with notions of intelligence, having served both scientific and mundane roles across cultural-historical contexts and in many different countries. This study seeks to explore the degree to which the use of these terms is an everyday part of our lives and to map out the…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Intelligence, Intellectual Disability, News Media
Sandra L. Waldron – ProQuest LLC, 2023
In the United States, teachers have been both respected and villainized in popular culture and politics. These varying and conflicting cultural ideas and representations of teachers impact policy design, shaping the distribution of benefits and burdens imposed on teachers. The media play an important role in both crafting and reinforcing cultural…
Descriptors: Teachers, Teacher Strikes, Social Influences, Political Influences
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Taylor, Zach – College and University, 2021
M. Yvonne Taylor and Dr. Joshua Childs, both of The University of Texas at Austin, are two scholars who believe in the power of op-eds, especially as they draw attention to systemic inequity and the movement of U.S. society toward liberty and justice for all. In this interview, they articulated how op-eds can deliver timely, expert opinions on hot…
Descriptors: Opinions, News Media, Tenure, Faculty Promotion
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Cantoral, Ricardo; Espinoza, Lianggi; Gaete-Peralta, Claudio – ZDM: Mathematics Education, 2023
The research on which we report in this paper was framed within the socioepistemological theory and dealt with the fundamental role of variational practices in the understanding of COVID-19 pandemic graphs. Given the proliferation of mathematical graphs related to the pandemic in the media, we proposed to analyse the variational practices in use…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Graphs, News Media
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Curnalia, Rebecca M. L. – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2023
This study explores the link between knowledge and skills related to online information consumption and implications for fake news beliefs and support for censorship. The goal of this project was to explore the link between media instruction and students' news beliefs and attitudes. In particular, survey participants were asked about fake news…
Descriptors: College Students, Media Literacy, Media Education, Censorship
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Lena Schmidt; Saleh Mohamed; Nick Meader; Jaume Bacardit; Dawn Craig – Research Synthesis Methods, 2024
The amount of grey literature and 'softer' intelligence from social media or websites is vast. Given the long lead-times of producing high-quality peer-reviewed health information, this is causing a demand for new ways to provide prompt input for secondary research. To our knowledge, this is the first review of automated data extraction methods or…
Descriptors: Automation, Natural Language Processing, Literature Reviews, Data Collection
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Longo, Anne; Hand, Brittany N. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2023
We examined how sharing autism research articles via social and news media was associated with citations and downloads. We included articles published in 2019 from three autism-focused journals. Every 10 Twitter shares yielded a 4.4% increase in article downloads and 5.2% increase in citations. Articles with at least one Facebook post had 23.3%…
Descriptors: Social Media, News Media, Mass Media Effects, Information Dissemination
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Yi, Robin H. Pugh; Welcsh, Piri; Dearfield, Craig T.; Owens, Kelly; Rezende, Lisa; Friedman, Susan J. – Health Education Journal, 2023
Objective: Women aged 45 or younger with breast cancer, or those who are at high risk of breast cancer due to a family history of the disease or genetic test results indicating risk, have distinct health risks and needs. Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE), a non-profit advocacy organisation, developed an online resource designed to…
Descriptors: Cancer, At Risk Persons, Intervention, Printed Materials
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Carreon, Jonathan R.; Balinas, Elvira S. – Higher Education Policy, 2023
Despite the heated debates on the implementation and its massive impact on the lives of Filipino people, only a dearth of research has been conducted to investigate the free college education project of the Duterte administration. Informed by corpus-based investigation of discourse, this paper critically compares news articles on the free college…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, News Reporting, Paying for College
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Sinan Semiler; Nariman Saygili – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2023
Media literacy is an essential area of discussion with its digital competencies and skills, the online opportunities it provides, and the risks it carries. The mobilization of today's media tools, the ability to connect to the network through smartphones regardless of time and place, and easy accessibility have brought new media tools to the…
Descriptors: Digital Literacy, Electronic Journals, News Media, Mass Media
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Matthews, Jolie C. – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2022
This article builds off prior work on news consumption habits and perception of bias in the news by focusing on college students' self-generated definitions of bias, and the strategies they employ to guard against how their personal bias potentially affects what news they choose to believe and consume. Through interviews with undergraduate…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Bias, News Media, Behavior Patterns
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AlKhudari, Majed Numan; Almashaqbeh, Saddam Suleiman Salman; Alkhaza'leh, Rasmi Mezher Ali – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2022
This study aimed to identify the degree to which Jordanian news websites managers practice ethical leadership from the point of view of journalists working for these sites. The study followed the descriptive-analytical approach. The sample of the study consisted of 317 journalists. To achieve the objective of the study, a 26-item questionnaire…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, News Media, Web Sites, Ethics
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Rao, Shakuntala; Dewoolkar, Mandar M. – Journal of Civil Engineering Education, 2021
Engineering and engineers are considered central to maintaining global competitiveness and the workforce needs of any nation. Media shapes public opinion, and the image of a profession can affect the way the public views that profession and professionals in the field. Very little research can be found which analyzes media portrayal of engineers…
Descriptors: Engineering, Technical Occupations, News Reporting, News Media
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Thi Ngoc Yen Dang; Xu Long – TESOL Quarterly: A Journal for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and of Standard English as a Second Dialect, 2024
Knowledge of academic words, academic formulas and general formulas is essential for second language learners, but resources for incidental learning of these lexical items are very limited, especially in English as a Foreign Language contexts. This study employed a corpus-driven approach to examine the potential of online news for incidental…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, News Media, Information Sources, Incidental Learning
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Saltor, Joan; Barberia, Itxaso; Rodríguez-Ferreiro, Javier – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2023
Acceptance of fake news is probably modulated by an intricate interplay of social, cultural, and political factors. In this study, we investigated whether individual-level cognitive factors related to thinking and decision making could influence the tendency to accept fake news. A group of volunteers responded to a COVID-19-related fake news…
Descriptors: Volunteers, COVID-19, Pandemics, Deception
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