ERIC Number: ED052594
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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International Communication; Media, Channels, Functions.
Fisher, Heinz-Dietrich, Ed.; Merrill, John Calhoun, Ed.
A total of 41 essays explore several major issues in international communication. The essays are grouped according to their topic, beginning with the broader topics of communication systems and concepts and the flow of world news and proceeding to considerations of national concerns such as freedom and restriction of communication, national development and mass media, and propaganda and political communication. Other topics include explorations of supranational communications and discussions of various media of communication--the press, broadcasting, advertising, films, and music. Agroup of essays looks at the future of newspapers, the press, and television in relation to their role in international understanding. Several research studies in international communication are presented, including ones by Paul Lazarsfeld, Godwin Chu, and Gerhard Maletzke. In addition to a bibliography of bibliographies, the book also contains a cumulative subject index to the readings. (JY)
Descriptors: Censorship, Communications, Cross Cultural Studies, Developing Nations, Films, Freedom of Speech, Illiteracy, International Education, International Relations, Mass Media, Media Research, Nationalism, News Media, Political Power, Press Opinion, Propaganda, Publications, Radio, Responsibility, Stereotypes, Television, World Problems
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Note: Studies in Public Communication series