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Rapporteur Report: Understanding the Dark Web and its Implications for Policy
(Virginia Tech, 2018-05)
The Understanding the Dark Web and Its Implications for Policy conference focused on addressing the challenging dilemmas posed by the anonymity created by the “Dark Web” (the unindexed portion of the Internet only accessible ...
Analyzing the Russian Way of War: Evidence from the 2008 Conflict with Georgia
(Modern War Institute, 2018-03-20)
In the dog days of August 2008, a column of Russian tanks and troops rolled across the Republic of Georgia’s northern border and into South Ossetia, sparking a war that was over almost before it began. The war, while not ...
Representation of Vaccination in the Early 20th Century: Analyzing American Newspapers between 1915-1921
(Virginia Tech, 2012)
In today’s society, vaccination is a highly controversial issue drawing all sorts of people into the debate from scientists and physicians to religious leaders and parents. Currently, there are many different arguments for ...
(Virginia Tech, 2012-12)
This media kit explores the reasoning behind the belief that an influenza pandemic is imminent.
The Autism Vaccine Scare
(Virginia Tech, 2010)
The main goal of vaccination is to stop the spread of communicable diseases. Maintaining a herd vaccination rate of ~90% is how WHO controls outbreaks of preventable infectious diseases. However, the autism vaccine scare ...
Southern Virginia Youth Expo 2015 Career ChoICE Final Evaluation Report.
The Thimerosal Controversy
(Virginia Tech, 2013-04)
Historically, there has always been a degree of concern related to vaccination. While public health policy in the early 1900s was more concerned with the contamination of vaccine vials with microbes, such as tetanus, that ...
MMR Vaccination Controversy
(Virginia Tech, 2012-04)
This media analysis report seeks to examine the themes that the media uses to discuss the MMR vaccination controversy and their usefulness for understanding the issues.
College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences 2009-2010 Annual Report
(College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, 2010)
Vaccination Reporting in Mother Jones
(Virginia Tech, 2015-05)
This case study will analyze how Mother Jones’s social and political investments shape the magazine’s reporting on vaccination issues. Mother Jones’s approach to medical issues, such as vaccination, cannot be readily ...