One world, one dream : comparisons of the newspaper coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games
Chang, Ik Young
Master of Science
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This study compared and explored the newspaper coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympic (OG) and Paralympic Games (PG) by a Canadian newspaper, The Globe and Mail. The methodology for this study was mixed methods design which uses both quantitative and qualitative methods at the same time and with equal weight. From the results of quantitative comparisons, there were huge differences in the amount of the size and frequency between the 2008 OG (August 8-25), 2008) and PG (September 6-17, 2008).