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Frame Building in Ohio in the 2012 Presidential Election

Bedingfield, Sid, and Dien Anshari. “Thinking about Romney: Frame Building in a Battleground State in the 2012 Presidential Election.” Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 91, no. 1 (March 2014): 78–97. Offers “theoretical insights into the concepts of frame building and ”content bias“ in media coverage of political campaigns” after analysis of Ohio newspaper articles from the 2012 Presidential election.

--Jon Miller, The University of Akron, H-Ohio Review Editor

 

Speculator Frustration and Settlers’ Bargaining Power in Ohio’s Virginia Military District, 1795-1810

Scheerer, Hanno. “‘For Ten Years Past I Have Constantly Wished to Turn My Western Lands into Money’: Speculator Frustration and Settlers’ Bargaining Power in Ohio’s Virginia Military District, 1795-1810.” Ohio Valley History 14, no. 1 (Spring 2014): 3–27. Provides “an in-depth look at a well-documented but little-known case of a frustrated absentee speculator in the early republic” to “help clarify the complex patterns of interaction between western settlers and absentee speculators” (7).

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