ERIC Number: ED182767
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Journalism and Journalism Education: 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 12 titles deal with the following topics: establishing newspapers in the Washington Territory; the business history of the antebellum Wisconsin newspaper, 1833-1860; the idea of news in a culturally plural society; the organizational structure and funding of the student publications adviser position; how three types of newspaper inaccuracies affect reader perceptions of reporter/editor bias; newspaper and television variables in mayoral elections in 23 Texas metropolitan areas; William Randolph Hearst's news control/news making from 1920 to 1940; the evolution of business management in selected general consumer magazines, 1900-1975; a case study on freedom of the press in Texas during the 1860-61 secession crisis; evaluating Foxfire-concept publications; the social responsibility theory of the press in the Netherlands and the United States; and the educational role of black newspapers, 1920-1930. (RL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.