Vol. 8, No. 1
Spring 2006

Table of Contents


Comments from the Editor [PDF]
Steven R. Thomsen
Brigham Young University


Featured Research

Religion on Time: Personal Spiritual Quests and Religious Institutions
on the Cover of a Popular News Magazine
David W. Scott and Daniel A. Stout
University of South Carolina

Depicting the Sporting Body: The Intersection of Gender, Race and Disability
in Women’s Sport/Fitness Magazines
Marie Hardin, Pennsylvania State University
Susan Lynn, Florida State University
Kristie Walsdorf, Florida State University


Research Notes and Commentary

The Rise of the New Partisan Press: Forward into the Past [PDF]
David Abrahamson
Northwestern University



Caroline Dow—Teacher, Scholar and Journalist [PDF]
Barbara Reed
Rutgers University