Text Messages and the Detroit Mayor: Kwame Kilpatrick

Tarana Hammond 1 *
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Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies, Volume 3, Issue 3, pp. 146-177. https://doi.org/10.29333/ojcmt/2439
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ABSTRACT

This content analysis examined how the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News portrayed the text message situation of Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick in the eleven weeks immediately after the story broke in the news, identifying themes and portrayal. Hypothesis 4 was supported. The articles selected in this study illustrated negative portrayal of the mayor. The research could not depict a difference by the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News in terms of there negative portrayal of the mayor

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Hammond, T. (2013). Text Messages and the Detroit Mayor: Kwame Kilpatrick. Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies, 3(3), 146-177. https://doi.org/10.29333/ojcmt/2439