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    • Constructed Realities in Women's Prisons: From "Beyond Scared Straight" to "Orange is the New Black" 

      Stearns, Teija Rae (University of Oregon, 2014-06)
      The show "Orange is the New Black," released by Netflix in 2013 and set in a women's prison, received rave reviews and skyrocketed in popularity. Critics lauded the show as a realistic representation of prison. This paper ...
    • "Downcycled": Creating an Original Series 

      Dunkelberg, Maddie (University of Oregon, 2015-06)
      Spurred on by the extreme lack of diversity on the production side of the television entertainment world, I have created an original series that provides a space for both women writers and women performers. I begin my ...
    • The Evolution and Importance of News Satire 

      Wallachy, Alexandra (University of Oregon, 2016-06)
      The goal of this thesis is to examine how news satire has changed in the United States since the country was founded in 1776. This thesis will show that the connection between news and satire is important because satire ...
    • Persuasion Mockery - Consumer Recall of Self-Aware Advertisements 

      Ableidinger, Chris Evan (University of Oregon, 2017)
      Advertisements increasingly make fun of themselves. Whether it be through ridiculous exaggeration or breaking the fourth wall, advertisers and marketers are standing out by making a mockery of the very concept of an ...