ERIC Number: ED140296
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
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Observations on the Mass Media.
Graham, Roger J.; Payden, William R.
Thirty-three articles present observations on how the media operate and how the media have affected society to date. The articles deal with a wide variety of topics, including the editorial page; political cartooning; daily-newspaper starts and suspensions from 1960 to 1969; journalistic ethics; well-known journalists, such as John Dunlap, James Gordon Bennet, Sr., Horace Greeley, William Randolph Hearst, and Walter Lippman; new journalism; landmark court decisions which have affected the news media; freedom of speech; libel laws; Soviet journalism; recent trends in magazines; satellite communications; the British Broadcasting Corporation; the history of the motion picture; local government and the media; the development of propaganda; corporate communications; and public relations in marketing. (GW)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Communications, Court Litigation, Film Production, Foreign Countries, Freedom of Speech, Journalism, Marketing, Mass Media, New Journalism, News Media, News Reporting, Newspapers, Periodicals, Propaganda
Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 2460 Kerper Boulevard, Dubuque, Iowa 52001 ($6.95 paper)
Publication Type: Books
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