ERIC Number: ED196047
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Journalism and Journalism Education: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1980 (Vol. 41 Nos. 1 through 6).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 18 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the status, function, and perceived needs of journalism in the high schools of West Virginia; (2) environmental pollution news coverage; (3) a critical history of "Scribner's" magazine; (4) gatekeeping by the Canadian Press News Agency; (5) newspaper coverage of the aged; (6) New England journalism and the questions of slavery, the South, and abolitionism (1820-1861); (7) content analyses of Illinois rural weeklies in 1882, the "Pennsylvania Freeman" between 1836 and 1854, and "La Democracia" (Puerto Rico) between 1895 and 1914; (8) the social responsibility of the press; (9) British-American Whig Political Rhetoric in three newspapers, 1756-1776; (10) international communications decision making; (11) a black newspaper's reports of educational controversy; (12) cameras in the courtroom; (13) press commentary and the 1972 United States presidential elections; (14) television journalists and their audience expectations of local news; (15) newspaper readership in two New England counties; and (16) the image of the Jew in the American periodical press, 1881-1921. (RL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Blacks, Content Analysis, Court Litigation, Doctoral Dissertations, Elections, Foreign Countries, Jews, Journalism, Journalism Education, News Reporting, Newspapers, Older Adults, Periodicals, Photography, Pollution, Press Opinion, Secondary Education, Slavery, Social Responsibility, Television, United States History
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Identifiers: Canada; Puerto Rico
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