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    • ing Rass took the sheep through New Castle and on toward the Holt Ranch. Lehi M. stopped at Willard's farm to get some more hay. \Vhile he was there he noted that at 9 : 00 A.M. it was 18 degress below zero. He caught up with Rass and they went on...
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    • Glen Canyon (Utah and Ariz.); Rafting (Sports)--Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
    • gentleman of the desert wearing among other things the bottom half of the legs of a pair of old levis, ran to victory. Her position in the sports world was challenged only by Lee Perry, whose feet were sore, and by Merly, who actually bettered her...
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    • Television programs; Fantasy fiction; Masculinity; Disabilities
    • REDEFINING MASCULINITY IN HBO’S GAME OF THRONES !63 strengths, weaknesses, and otherness make for an honest representation of the diversity and fragility of the human condition. Jaime Lannister Jaime Lannister is Tyrion’s older brother and member...
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    • Washington Redskins (Football team); Crisis management; Social media; Sports
    • REDSKINS FAN APOLOGIA 2 “I’M PROUD TO BE A REDSKINS”: IS STAKEHOLDER APOLOGIA INFLUENCED BY ORGANIZATIONAL CRISIS RESPONSE? Nathan L. Farrer, M.A. Southern Utah University, August 2015 Thesis Supervisor: Dr. Kevin Stein, Ph.D. Abstract In the...
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    • Washington Redskins (Football team); Crisis management; Social media; Sports
    • REDSKINS FAN APOLOGIA 5 Chapter One Introduction Since 1933, the professional American football team located in Washington D.C. has been known by the nickname “Redskins.” Originally the Boston Braves, the team name was changed in 1933 in order to...
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    • Washington Redskins (Football team); Crisis management; Social media; Sports
    • REDSKINS FAN APOLOGIA 6 American Indian organizations actively campaigned to get offensively stereotyped Native American themed mascots changed (NCAI Report, 2013). As recently as 2008, studies were conducted which were aimed at determining the...
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    • Washington Redskins (Football team); Crisis management; Social media; Sports
    • REDSKINS FAN APOLOGIA 7 One can see the passion fans have for their beloved team by simply searching the term “Redskins” on Twitter. Other groups are not as willing to allow justification and do not buy into Mr. Snyder’s retelling of the origin of...
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    • Washington Redskins (Football team); Crisis management; Social media; Sports
    • REDSKINS FAN APOLOGIA 8 Organizations looking to meet their goals are looking for as many advantages as they can get. If there is evidence of agreement between the arguments made by Daniel Snyder and those made by fans in defense of the Redskins...
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    • Washington Redskins (Football team); Crisis management; Social media; Sports
    • REDSKINS FAN APOLOGIA 9 Chapter Two Literature Review In order to understand Daniel Snyder’s responses to the demand for the name change, it is necessary to first evaluate the crisis response strategies employed in the organization’s defense. This...
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    • Washington Redskins (Football team); Crisis management; Social media; Sports
    • REDSKINS FAN APOLOGIA 18 cinema may be the slight for which some anti-nickname advocates are seeking to improve their status, as is happening off the field of play in the call for the Washington Redskins to change their nickname.
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    • Washington Redskins (Football team); Crisis management; Social media; Sports
    • REDSKINS FAN APOLOGIA 19 Chapter Three Rationale While it is clear that social identity and crisis response have both received much attention in academia, the assimilation of these two subjects in understanding the possible social constructs of...
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    • Washington Redskins (Football team); Crisis management; Social media; Sports
    • REDSKINS FAN APOLOGIA 20 identifiers at odds with current cultural norms, and seek to understand the defense strategies employed to maintain the cultural identifiers traditionally used. RQ1: What are the rhetorical strategies used by opponents of...
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    • Washington Redskins (Football team); Crisis management; Social media; Sports
    • REDSKINS FAN APOLOGIA 21 Chapter Four Method To evaluate the call to change the nickname as addressed in RQ1, I will be conducting a rhetorical analysis of comments made by individuals who replied via Facebook post to an ESPN Outside the Lines...
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    • Washington Redskins (Football team); Crisis management; Social media; Sports
    • REDSKINS FAN APOLOGIA 22 defenses and criticisms overall. Unfortunately, I have found that the video (and the Facebook comments associated with it) have been deleted from ESPN’s website and the Facebook link redirects to an error page. This...
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    • Washington Redskins (Football team); Crisis management; Social media; Sports
    • REDSKINS FAN APOLOGIA 23 Chapter Five Analysis A grounded theory approach was used in analyzing the comments made by those who believe the nickname should be changed. A grounded theory approach allows a researcher to identify key themes the data...
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    • Washington Redskins (Football team); Crisis management; Social media; Sports
    • REDSKINS FAN APOLOGIA 24 other. They were, however, still seeking to criticize the Redskins nickname and so were included here. Overall, some overlap in arguments did exist within individual posts and where overlapping arguments were found the...
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    • Washington Redskins (Football team); Crisis management; Social media; Sports
    • REDSKINS FAN APOLOGIA 25 perfectly fine with segregation.” And similarly, “Lol (laugh out loud) a term of honor and respect.... I doubt all Native Americans feel that way.” Other responses identified the cultural forces at play in the debate....
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    • Washington Redskins (Football team); Crisis management; Social media; Sports
    • REDSKINS FAN APOLOGIA 26 That's the legacy you all are defending. But then again, why wouldn't you, you're doing it because you're racist to begin with. One respondent accuses a Redskins defender of being a minority who is justifying the use of...

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