Analyzing the American and German governments' usage of the web: Framing, and agenda-setting, and the Iraq war
Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
This thesis presents how the American and German governments used their official websites to support or oppose the war in Iraq in 2003. This study is a qualitative framing analysis of www.whitehouse.gov, www.bundesregierung.de, the American newspaper New York Times, and the German newspaper Die Welt. The timeframe of documents examined in this study is from March 1st, 2003 until May 1st, 2003. The theories of framing and agenda-setting were used to examine the websites as well as the New York Times and Die Welt.
Gipp, Melanie C., "Analyzing the American and German governments' usage of the web: Framing, and agenda-setting, and the Iraq war" (2004). Student Work. 428.
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A Thesis Presented to the School of Communication and the Faculty of the Graduate College University of Nebraska In Partial Fulfillment Of the Requirement for the Degree Master of Arts University of Nebraska at Omaha. Copyright 2004, Melanie C. Gipp