ERIC Number: ED120736
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
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The Media Environment: Mass Communications in American Society.
Stanley, Robert H.; Steinberg, Charles S.
The purpose of this book is to provide the reader with an informational frame of reference that will permit the formation of critical judgments concerning America's mass media institutions. The book covers the broad spectrum of the communications media in terms of their impact on American society. Such topics are discussed as social aspects of mass communication, the phenomenon of print, the press in transition, early motion picture history, the hierarchy of Hollywood, motion picture self-regulation, development of American broadcasting, broadcasting law, commercial television, self-regulation of broadcasting, noncommercial television, mass communication and the Supreme Court, the United States and global communication, media and minorities, public relations and advertising, and the impact of new technology. (TS)
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Cable Television, Commercial Television, Communication (Thought Transfer), Film Study, Films, Higher Education, History, Mass Media, News Media, Public Relations, Publicize, Radio, Supreme Court Litigation, Television
Hastings House Publishers, 10 East 40th St., New York, New York 10016 ($11.50 cloth)
Publication Type: Books
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