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Tony R. DeMars is professor of mass media and journalism at Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Gabriel B. Tait is assistant professor of diversity and media at Ball State University.
Preface: Narratives in Storytelling Across Cultures: Traditional, International and Social Communication
Chapter 1: Ideology and Culture: Social Creation of Meaning
Chapter 2: The Stories We (Don’t) Tell About the White Poor
Chapter 3: The Wall That Thomas Jefferson Didn’t Build: Modern Myth Turns a Mistaken Tradition Into a Legal Pitfall
Chapter 4: White Nationalism and Donald Trump: How Ambiguous Language Can Create a Space for Hate
Chapter 5: Learning to Fly: The Pedagogy of Ethnicity and the Role of Jewish Heritage in Superman
Chapter 6: Black Press Narratives in The Digital Age
Chapter 7: Black Twitter Narratives
Chapter 8: African Americans in the Headlines: News Discourse and Stereotypes
Chapter 9: How Culture Frames Narrative: A Case Study Comparison of English-Language and Spanish-Language News Coverage
Chapter 10: Esto no es un Problema Político, es Moral: Examining News Narratives of the 2018 U.S. Border Policy in Spanish and English
Chapter 11: Reclaiming Liberian Narratives Through Photography: Seeing Beyond Our Sight
Chapter 12: Social Media Campaign to Improve Religious Tolerance in Pakistan
Chapter 13: Snakes, Swords, Blood and Sacrifice: Exploring Hybridity, Silence and Witnessing in the Emerging Narratives of Guåhan
Chapter 14: Roti & Ritual: Reimagining the Guyanese and Indian Diasporas Through Food Culture
Chapter 15: Who Tells the Story of Uganda? Cultural and Political Factors Influencing Local and International News Coverage
The importance of storytelling is amplified by the rich blend of narrative analysis and theoretical perspective in this edited volume. The end result is a set of perspectives on storytelling that informs researchers and practitioners alike.
— August Grant, University of South Carolina