ERIC Number: ED110097
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Television as a Social Force: New Approaches to TV Criticism.
Cater, Douglass, Ed.; Adler, Richard, Ed.
Eight essays prepared for the Aspen Conference of August 1974 are collected, with comments from the discussions of the leading humanists who attended the conference and reviewed the preliminary drafts. Included are essays on the medium as a social and cultural force, criticism from the viewer's position, a comparison of newspaper and television news, American political legitimacy in an era of electronic journalism, and the electronic community viewed as an environment. A list of participants in the conference is appended. (SK)
Descriptors: Communications, Humanism, Mass Media, Media Specialists, Social Change, Social Environment, Social Influences, Technological Advancement, Telecommunications, Television, Television Research, Urban Studies
Aspen Institute, Program on Communications and Society, 360 Bryant Street, Palo Alto, California 94301 ($3.95, paper); Praeger Publishers, Inc., P. O. Box 1323, Springfield, Massachusetts 01101 ($15.00, cloth)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Aspen Inst. for Humanistic Studies, Palo Alto, CA. Program on Communications and Society.