Tuesday, January 20, 2009

First Lady's Career Projected

While Americans are curious as to how effective Barack Obama will be as president, people are also wondering what kind of first lady Michelle Obama will be. Will she be outspoken? quiet? confident? politically active? Also, how will the media portray her? DUQ's Kevin Gavin spoke with Lisa Burns, a former DUQ reporter and now Associate Professor of Media Studies at Quinnipiac University about her book: "First Ladies and the Fourth Estate: Press Framing of Presidential Wives." Listen to the full stories here.

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