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ERIC Number: ED210745
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Pages: 24
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Mass Communication: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1981 (Vol. 42 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 50 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) a history of broadcast audience research in the United States from 1920 to 1980; (2) factors contributing to the believability of television newscasters; (3) the relationship of manifest and latent content to television viewers' program preferences; (4) mass media saturation conditions and information gaps in Venezuela; (5) listener perceptions as dimensions of radio station positioning; (6) the relationship between commercial television's advertising of over-the-counter drugs and drug use, misuse, and abuse among college students; (7) television viewing habits and early school achievement of gifted children; (8) conversion, the mass media, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; (9) monopoly and competition in the Canadian film industry; (10) the history of black oriented radio in Chicago from 1929 to 1963; (11) the effects of television on early adolescents; and (12) affective responses to the literary and cinematic elements in an educational film. (RL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Identifiers: Audience Analysis; Canada; Venezuela
Note: Pages may be marginally legible.