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From Interview To Transcript To Story: Elucidating The Construction Of Journalistic Narrative As Qualitative Research, Jørgen Jeppesen 2016 The National Rehabilitation Center for Neuromuscular Disorders, Denmark

From Interview To Transcript To Story: Elucidating The Construction Of Journalistic Narrative As Qualitative Research, Jørgen Jeppesen

The Qualitative Report

There is a call to narrative investigators to be more explicit about their ways of working methodologically, in particular concerning dialogic/performative analysis. The purpose of this study was to examine how journalistic storytelling used as qualitative health research transformed, assembled and sequenced interview into transcripts, scenes, digressions, and other language products. A published story from a socio-narratological study of living with the terminal disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis was selected. Distribution and sequence of modes of transcription, versions of dialogue, transformation of observation and memory to scenes, and conversion of the researcher’s reflection to digression, were identified and calculated ...


Partisanship In The Media: A Comprehensive Look At The History And Potential For Bias In News Media, Henry Ferguson 2016 Santa Clara University

Partisanship In The Media: A Comprehensive Look At The History And Potential For Bias In News Media, Henry Ferguson

Advanced Writing: Pop Culture Intersections

On July 10, 2016 Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump tweeted, “The media is so dishonest. If I make a statement, they twist it and turn it to make it sound bad or foolish. They think the public is stupid!”[1] On August 10, 2016 Trump’s campaign released a statement titled, “Trump Campaign Statement on Dishonest Media.”[2] The statement itself had nothing to do with media dishonesty, but rather the statement clarified some remarks the candidate made during a speech about gun control. Both of these statements were made due to Trump’s feeling that his words had been ...


Questions For Amara Lakhous: A Translated Interview, Simone Puleo, Fabiana Viglione 2016 University of Connecticut - Storrs

Questions For Amara Lakhous: A Translated Interview, Simone Puleo, Fabiana Viglione

The Quiet Corner Interdisciplinary Journal

Novelist and professor Amara Lakhous lives in the United States, where he has begun his third life—a new phase after his Algerian beginnings and subsequent Italian “adoption,” as he says. After having completed a degree in philosophy from the University of Algiers, Lakhous immigrated to Italy as a political refugee. In Italy, Lakhous would earn a doctorate in anthropology from La Sapienza, Rome. These days, Amara Lakhous lives in New York City and has been a visiting professor at the University of Connecticut. He is often invited by prestigious universities in the United States to discuss social and political ...


Green Religion: Manipulation Transcending Ideology, Miranda Wittmond 2016 Santa Clara University

Green Religion: Manipulation Transcending Ideology, Miranda Wittmond

Advanced Writing: Pop Culture Intersections

As more Americans become aware of the environmental consequences of their actions and decisions, corporations have moved to profit off of rising environmental consciousness. However, instead of changing their practices to actually become environmentally conscious, many corporations often instead present a false front to make our society perceive them as green when they are not, an action commonly referred to as greenwashing. This allows them to gain advantage over their competitors, some of which might actually be sustainable, by taking advantage of consumers’ environmental consciousness. Despite legal action taken to stop this and federal laws putting restrictions on green advertising ...


Tinder: True Love Or A Nightmare?, Anthony Kao 2016 Santa Clara University

Tinder: True Love Or A Nightmare?, Anthony Kao

Advanced Writing: Pop Culture Intersections

The computer first played matchmaker in the late 1950s. Data would have been fed into the system, and after some data crunching, it would spit out a match based on common interests. Today’s dating sites, such as eHarmony.com, PlentyOfFish, and Match.com are reminiscent of the earliest days of online dating - they rely on algorithms to pair potential matches based on shared interests. With the advent of mobile dating apps such as Tinder, of which I will examine in-depth in my paper, the ability for geo-location, which allows users to “see” other users that are nearby their location ...


Capitalism And Control: An Examination Of Capitalist Trends Against Consumers, Sravan Ramaswamy 2016 Santa Clara University

Capitalism And Control: An Examination Of Capitalist Trends Against Consumers, Sravan Ramaswamy

Advanced Writing: Pop Culture Intersections

This article will be covering a number of debates over years. A number of studies have been done on the nature of privacy and its place in the modern world as we move forward in the digital age. One study called "The Privacy-Innovation Conundrum" by Ted Zarsky argues for the existence of a tradeoff that policy makers have to make between favoring innovation and hurting privacy or favoring privacy, but reducing the incentive to create new ideas[1]. This argument makes a great deal of sense if we view information as not dissimilar to money. However, it leaves open interpretation ...


Influence Of Mass Media On Medical Screening, Specifically Breast Cancer Screening, Yashvi Siddhapura 2016 Santa Clara University

Influence Of Mass Media On Medical Screening, Specifically Breast Cancer Screening, Yashvi Siddhapura

Advanced Writing: Pop Culture Intersections

Mass Media has influenced various aspects of our culture, from how we wake up to how we sleep. Over the years, popular media has expanded in our society due to the technological advancements; we are now able to access these various mass media mediums through one tap. One of the most influential topics in our culture is health and mass media has played a huge role in impacting a healthy lifestyle. Through this medium, people are also informed about medical advancements which can be very helpful in maintaining a healthy lifestyle if they are at a risk for a disease ...


Aggression And Driving: Separating Ourselves From The Games, Jennifer Yin 2016 Santa Clara University

Aggression And Driving: Separating Ourselves From The Games, Jennifer Yin

Advanced Writing: Pop Culture Intersections

In 2015 on a busy street in Los Angeles, California, two cars were driving next to each other. One decided to cut in front of the other, angering the first driver, who decided not to let the second into his lane. The frustrated second driver eventually managed to get into the other lane, when both decided to get out of their vehicles. The drivers ended up getting into a fist fight in the middle of the road, and one driver was almost struck by the passing vehicles. Unfortunately, both returned to their vehicles and were not caught by the police ...


The Underlying Consequences Of Social Media, Hannah Baz 2016 Santa Clara University

The Underlying Consequences Of Social Media, Hannah Baz

Advanced Writing: Pop Culture Intersections

Since childhood, we, as human beings, are taught to look to others for signals and indications about how to live our lives. It is an innate human desire to evaluate, assess, and improve our skills based on what everyone else leads us to perceive is right or ideal. Such comparison is a necessary facet to social order- we compare political leaders, stocks, investments, property, ect. in order to determine what choice will lead to the best outcome. However, leaping into the abyss of comparison is not always one worth taking. With the recent exponential growth of technology, social comparison is ...


A Seemingly Fatal Attraction Between Sad Souls, Taylor Kay Gustafson 2016 Santa Clara University

A Seemingly Fatal Attraction Between Sad Souls, Taylor Kay Gustafson

Advanced Writing: Pop Culture Intersections

“Even the darkness has arms,” sings the band Barr Brothers.[1] Depression is a mental disorder defined as persistent feelings of sadness that result in decreased energy and lack of interest in activities. Depression affects about 6.7% of people in the U.S.[2] One of the most difficult aspects of depression is figuring out how to cope with it. Therapy is one step, but what can a depressed person do when they are alone to feel better? Depression necessitates a healthy outlet that allows the individual to purge intrusive feelings. Listening to sad music can help ease the ...


Twitter And Identity: Living Up To The Social Comparison, Mark Ramelb 2016 Santa Clara University

Twitter And Identity: Living Up To The Social Comparison, Mark Ramelb

Advanced Writing: Pop Culture Intersections

Throughout this millennial age, technology continues to develop. Every day new technology such as computers and laptops have new applications that affect our society. Humans live in the era known as the digital revolution. The digital revolution is where people are constantly using the internet, more specifically, social media applications on their computer or mobile devices. Nick Lalone, author of "Fluctuations, Technologies And Media: Social Change And Sociology Change” states “that the technological makeup sits at the foundation of computer-mediated communication has had tremendous impact on society itself the technological makeup” (Lalone 559). In other words, humans interacting with each ...


Stephanie Smile, Stephanie Monique Smith 2016 Loyola Marymount University

Stephanie Smile, Stephanie Monique Smith

First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience

A young African American girl struggled to stay socially afloat in a predominantly white private school. Longing for a connection with a community of black scholars in college, she surprisingly grew very intimidated of her own people. Not only was she stuck in this limbo, but she felt insecure and unconfident transitioning to a four-year university as the first in her family. After finishing her first year and returning from her first study abroad trip to the Dominican Republic, Stephanie reflects on her journey in education, pursuing her dreams, and coming into her own as a young woman.


What Keeps Me Going, Marco Ramirez 2016 Loyola Marymount University

What Keeps Me Going, Marco Ramirez

First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience

Marco Ramirez has made it halfway through his college career. It hasn’t been the easiest for him, but something has helped him to keep pushing forward. As he reflects on his life, Ramirez is reminded what that something is: his love for his family and his passion for theme parks.


Border Living, Michelle Quintero 2016 Loyola Marymount University

Border Living, Michelle Quintero

First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience

As a Colombian-American, Michelle Quintero experiences the challenge of border living when she travels to Colombia after a long wait of ten years. She is faced with the struggle of feeling like an outcast in her own home. After numerous times of trying to fit into one culture, she realizes that she does not need to label herself with just one identity.


¿Oportunidad O Desafío?, Katherine Gissel Pichardo Guillen 2016 Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra

¿Oportunidad O Desafío?, Katherine Gissel Pichardo Guillen

First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience

Para los estudiantes de primera generación la universidad no solo representa una oportunidad de estudio, también representa un desafío, para Katherine Pichardo estudiante de primera generación la universidad ha sido todo una aventura, una montaña rusa de sentimientos y experiencias que comparte en este ensayo.


Shopping With Shannon, Kay Hampton 2016 Loyola Marymount University

Shopping With Shannon, Kay Hampton

First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience

Throughout her first two years at Loyola Marymount University, Kay Hampton has struggled with feelings of isolation and loneliness due to her unique college experience. Working to put herself through college has polarized her from her fellow classmates. Fortunately, her mentor unintentionally changed her perspective of her journey for the better by sharing her story.


The Border Between Us, Cindy Dominguez 2016 Loyola Marymount University

The Border Between Us, Cindy Dominguez

First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience

In a trip to the Mexican-American border, Cindy Dominguez comes face to face with the wall that separates thousands of families and is responsible for many deaths of those seeking better lives. Through this encounter, she recollects her own experience with immigration and reflects upon how much her life has changed. Reminiscing about her childhood in El Salvador, Dominguez comes to terms with her how her past has influenced her goals as a first-generation college student.


Nunca Será Imposible Algo Que Realmente Deseas, Leidy Mariel Cruz Vásquez 2016 Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra

Nunca Será Imposible Algo Que Realmente Deseas, Leidy Mariel Cruz Vásquez

First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience

With only a few months to go until her graduation from a prestigious Dominican university, first-generation college student Leidy Cruz reflects on her humble origins, and considers the drive and determination that have led her to the point of accomplishing her goals.


My Road To Success, Greylin Corona Estévez 2016 Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra

My Road To Success, Greylin Corona Estévez

First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience

Ana Laura is a young Latin girl with a strong desire to learn and get an education. This attitude has made her develop a personality that is not very accepted among those around her. With the constant feeling of not belonging, she never stops until she finds herself graduated from high school. In this stage of her life, she struggles between the two ideas of success handed down to her by her parents—one is getting money; the other is getting an education. She continues until she sees herself with her degree in her hand and a grateful heart.


Fear, Megan Castillo 2016 Loyola Marymount University

Fear, Megan Castillo

First-Gen Voices: Creative and Critical Narratives on the First-Generation College Experience

In this narrative, author Megan Castillo recounts her experiences growing up as a child. She expounds on the challenges she faced while struggling with the idea of overcoming her fears. However, after traveling to a new country for the very first time, Megan Castillo realized that through education and gaining knowledge, the possibilities were infinite.


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