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Author Spencer, Amar N., author.
Title A comparative analysis of the U.S. mainstream press and black press coverage of Jean-Bertrand Aristide from 1991-2011 / by Amar N. Spencer.
Published [Northridge, California] : California State University, Northridge, 2011.

 Electronic Book  PN4788 .Z95 2011 S64eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (viii, 66 pages)
Content Type text
Format online resource
File Characteristics text file PDF
Thesis M.A. California State University, Northridge 2011.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 57-63).
Summary This study examined how the U.S. mainstream press and the Black Press portrayed former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide from 1991-2011. Using narrative analysis, this study found that the mainstream press primarily depicted him as a savior of poor Haitians, and as a corrupt politician. The Black Press portrayed him in the same manner, but also depicted him as a victim of U.S. foreign policy. The findings led to the conclusion that the coverage by the Black Press is often similar to that of the mainstream. However, the Black Press is, at times, more inclined than the mainstream to challenge the U.S. status quo.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on January 10, 2012).
Subject Aristide, Jean-Bertrand -- In mass media.
African American press.
Local Subject Dissertations, Academic -- CSUN -- Journalism.
OCLC number 849921205