Abstract

The Internet has changed the way society communicates with one another. One of the organizations that utilize the Internet in order to communicate with their audience is universities. The imagery and information that is featured in the homepages of university websites can portray a certain perception of that university. Universities were found to be diverse in the ethnic background of the persons used for their homepage imagery. The way minority characters were found to be portrayed in gave a general idea of what exist within academia as to how they view and portray minority groups.

Degree

MA

College and Department

Fine Arts and Communications; Communications

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Date Submitted

2011-08-05

Document Type

Thesis

Handle

http://hdl.lib.byu.edu/1877/etd4723

Keywords

Internet, ethnic minorities, university websites, content analysis, priming

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Communication Commons

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