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Precis 5 Nonverbal communication in the media is discussed and observed in this research article, particularly focusing on the broadcasters that covered the tragedy of September 11, 2001. In the past, studies have been conducted regarding nonverbal communication of journalists during political reporting. At times, television broadcasters have been found to subtly insert their own opinions on candidates with small facial expressions, but are continuously instructed to keep a neutral image on all issues. When it came to one of the most emotional events in American history, two tests of nonverbal communication were measured. First, did broadcasters communicate significantly more nonverbal expressions than neutral ones in the first 24 hours of 9/11 broadcasting? Second, did female broadcasters communicate significantly more nonverbal expressions than neutral ones in the first 24 hours of 9/11 broadcasting? The study was done using randomly selected fifteen-minute segments of broadcasts from the first 24 hours of September 11
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course COM 4930 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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