Exploring the C-SPAN Archives: Advancing the Research Agenda

Exploring the C-SPAN Archives: Advancing the Research Agenda

by Robert X. Browning

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ISBN-13: 9781612494418
Publisher: Purdue University Press
Publication date: 11/15/2015
Series: Founders Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 314
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Robert X. Browning is an associate professor of political science and communication in the Brian Lamb School of Communication at Purdue University. He is the author of Politics and Social Welfare Policy in the United States (University of Tennessee Press, 1986), The C-SPAN Archives: An Interdisciplinary Resource for Discovery, Learning, and Engagement (Purdue University Press, 2014), and papers on redistricting. In 1987, he became the founding director of the C-SPAN Archives. Awarded the George Foster Peabody Award for its online video library in 2010, the C-SPAN Archives is housed in the Purdue Research Park and offers a window into American life.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Preface xiii

Chapter 1 Going Beyond the Anecdote: The C-SPAN Archives and Uncovering the Ritual of Presidential Debates in the Age of Cable News Kathryn Cromer Brownell 1

Chapter 2 Framing Technological Influence through C-SPAN Alison N. Novak Ernest A. Hakanen 23

Chapter 3 Image Bite Analysis of Presidential Debates Erik P. Bucy Zijian Harrison Gong 45

Chapter 4 Expressive Polarization in Political Discourse stonegarden grindlife 77

Chapter 5 C-SPAN, MOOCs, and the Post-Digital Age David A. Caputo 103

Chapter 6 Using the C-SPAN Archives: Evidence in Policymakers' Discourse on Science Mary L. Nucci 115

Chapter 7 Personal Narratives and Representation Strategies: Using C-SPAN Oral Histories to Examine Key Concepts in Minority Representation Nadia E. Brown Michael D. Minta Valeria Sinclair-Chapman 139

Chapter 8 "Mom-In-Chief" Rhetoric as a Lens for Understanding Policy Advocacy: A Thematic Analysis of Video Footage From Michelle Obama's Speeches Ray Block Jr. Christina S. Haynes 165

Chapter 9 The Performance of Roll Call Votes as Political Cover in the U.S. Senate: Using C-SPAN to Analyze the Vote to Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" Christopher Neff 191

Chapter 10 Public Understandings of Women in STEM: A Prototype Analysis of Governmental Discourse from the C-SPAN Video Library Lauren Berkshire Hearit Patrice M. Buzzanell 213

Chapter 11 If a Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words, What is a Video Worth? Bryce J. Dietrich 241

Chapter 12 Reflections and a Look Ahead Patrice M. Buzzanell 265

Contributors 277

Index 285

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