Vol. 14, No. 1
Summer 2013

Table of Contents


Editor’s Reflection [PDF]
Business as Usual
Miglena Sternadori
University of South Dakota


Featured Research

The Professional Protester: Emergence of a New News Media Protest Coverage Paradigm in Time Magazine's
2011 Person of the Year Issue
This ideological analysis of Time magazine's 2011 Person of the Year issue examines how the development of new themes in the coverage of organized protest continues to facilitate the marginalization of activism.
Ron Bishop
Drexel University

More Trouble than the Good Lord Ever Intended": Representations of Interracial Marriage in U.S. News-Oriented Magazines [PDF]
This study uses the framework of critical race theory to illustrate that the rejection of intimate Black/White relationships can be viewed as an indicator of subtle racism in magazine coverage.
Catherine A. Luther
University of Tennessee
Jodi L. Rightler-McDaniels
University of Tennessee

"This Shot Can Save Your Life!" (Or Can It?): Framing of the HPV Vaccine in Teen, Parenting, and Women's Magazines [PDF]
This ethnographic content analysis reveals how teen, parenting, and women's magazines constructed an inaccurate representation of the HPV vaccine as a cancer-fighting miracle.
Carolyn Ringer Lepre
Marist College

The Glossy Ceiling: Coverage of Women in Canadian and American Business Magazines [PDF]
This exploratory study analyzes the inclusion of women as cover or feature story subjects as well as interviewees in the six most popular American and Canadian business magazines in 2010.
Karen Grandy
St. Mary’s University


Book Reviews

Comments From the Book Review Editor [PDF]
Books are as essential to professors as medicines are to physicians.
David Sumner
Ball State University

Book Review: History of Early American Magazines Repeating Itself [PDF]
In The Rise and Fall of Early American Magazine Culture, Jared Gardner draws several parallels between early magazine culture
and the Internet.
Miglena Sternadori
University of South Dakota

Book Review: The Art of Making Magazines [PDF]
As the editors of this collection of essays note, "this is not a how-to book, but it is, in many respects, a how-to-think-about it" book.
David Sumner
Ball StateUniversity

Book Review: The Magazine from Cover to Cover [PDF]
The third edition of Sammye Johnson's and Patricia Prijatel's textbook offers a smooth and seamless update of their comprehensive review
of the magazine production process.
Daniel van Benthuysen
Hofstra University

Book Review: Feature & Magazine Writing Teaches Feature Writing for Multi-Media Audiences [PDF]
Sumner's and Miller's approach reinforces the time-tested tenets of feature journalism across media platforms: Make things interesting,
well-organized, market-appropriate, and reader-friendly.
Nick Kowalczyk
Ithaca College

Book Review: French Magazines Encouraged Women to Lean In—100 Years Ago [PDF]
Long before Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg encouraged women to embrace both careers and motherhood, French female intellectuals were doing so through the pages of two glossies.
Miglena Sternadori
University of South Dakota