ERIC Number: ED218699
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Mass Communication: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1982 (Vol. 42 Nos. 7 through 12).
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 53 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) international news flow and the nonaligned nations; (2) cameras in the courtroom; (3) public service communication source influence and radio gatekeeper behavior; (4) television modes of presentation and their implications for learning; (5) United States elite media news coverage of Latin America in 1977; (6) television programing evaluation; (7) boys' understanding of television and real-life models; (8) media dependence and community influences; (9) television and children's self-perceptions; (10) the Nazi anti-Semitic film; (11) newsworthiness as a privacy defense for the media; (12) Israeli general television; (13) television situation comedy and post-war liberal ideology from 1950 to 1980; (14) the merger of National Public Radio and the Association of Public Radio Stations; (15) public perceptions of influences on television content; (16) the programing practices of black-owned, black-oriented radio stations and white-owned, black-oriented radio stations; (17) parental awareness of the use of television and its influence on elementary school children; and (18) news media operations in natural disasters. (FL)
Descriptors: Advertising, Annotated Bibliographies, Content Analysis, Court Litigation, Developing Nations, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education, Films, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Mass Media, Measurement Techniques, Media Research, News Media, News Reporting, Newspapers, Programing (Broadcast), Radio, Television
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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