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dc.contributor.advisor Retis-rivas, Jessica M. en
dc.contributor.author Murphy, Brian en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-07-29T20:50:20Z en
dc.date.available 2014-07-29T20:50:20Z en
dc.date.copyright 2014 en
dc.date.issued 2014-07-29 en
dc.date.submitted 2014-05 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/123398 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/123398 en]
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (pages 54-65) en
dc.description.abstract This study examines how three South Florida news publications, Miami Herald, Sun Sentinel, and Palm Beach Post, covered Marlins Park and its public financing from the beginning of 2009 through 2013. Sports articles and non-sports articles from each publication were examined, and the two types of articles were each analyzed within two time frames -- 2009 through 2011, and 2012 through 2013. A sample of 120 articles was analyzed using qualitative content analysis. The study shows that while both types of articles contained positive and negative coverage on the stadium and its financing, non-sports articles presented more negative or pessimistic coverage toward the stadium’s public financing in 2009 through 2011. Sports articles presented more coverage in favor of the financing and were more descriptive of the stadium. Sports articles took a decidedly more negative view toward the stadium’s public financing after the Marlins drastically cut payroll following their 2012 season. en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Brian Murphy en
dc.format.extent vii, 66 pages en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher California State University, Northridge en
dc.rights.uri http://scholarworks.csun.edu/xmlui/handle/10211.2/286 en
dc.subject Content analysis en
dc.subject Baseball en
dc.subject Miami en
dc.subject Florida en
dc.subject Sports en
dc.subject Sports stadiums en
dc.subject Public financing en
dc.subject Media coverage en
dc.subject Qualitative content analysis en
dc.subject Marlins Park en
dc.subject.other Dissertations, Academic -- CSUN -- Journalism. en
dc.title Qualitative content analysis of coverage regarding Marlins Park and its public financing en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.date.updated 2014-07-29T20:50:20Z en
dc.contributor.department California State University, Northridge. Department of Journalism. en
dc.contributor.department California State University, Northridge. Department of Mass Communication. en
dc.description.degree M.A. en
dc.contributor.committeemember Hill, James F. en]
dc.contributor.committeemember Marks, Richard E. en]
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