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ERIC Number: ED181506
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 34
Abstractor: N/A
Mass Communication: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1979 (Vol. 40 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 58 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: value, attitude, and behavior change initiated by interpersonal and mass media; television and the school; bridal magazines from 1967 to 1977; interpersonal communication behavior in commercial television programing; Canadian private broadcasters and the reestablishment of a private broadcasting network; Public Law 93-107, the sports antiblackout law; mediating effects of television violence through curriculum intervention; crossownership and the marketplace of ideas; media and the American mind; cable television; television as a source of career awareness for children; a comparison of television and newspaper credibility; the effect of dialect on the persuasiveness of a radio advertisement; patterns of sequence, reduction, field size, and directionality in the edited films of white male adolescents; the mass media and politics; news flow between the United States and Asia; story films; all-news radio stations; academic achievement and television viewing practices; race, public opinion, and print media coverage; television advertising directed to children; comparative advertising; television exposure and language acquisition of preschool children; and audience research for public television. (FL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.