ERIC Number: ED230979
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Journalism and Journalism Education: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1983 (Vol. 43 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 21 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the black press of Tennessee from 1865 to 1980; (2) news values and decision making; (3) news coverage of the Indiana State Assembly; (4) an information theory approach to reader enjoyment of print journalism; (5) the effects of newspaper accounts of nuclear power plant incidents on reader understanding and attitudes; (6) the social ecology of the newspaper and the professional journalist; (7) journalists and jurists; (8) the effects of computer assisted instruction in writing skills on journalism students in beginning newswriting classes; (9) the Newspaper Preservation Act; (10) international news coverage in United States newsmagazines; (11) the photojournalist and the law; (12) news releases and the making of Washington, D.C. news; and (13) the urban daily press in Baltimore, Maryland, from 1797 to 1816. (FL)
Descriptors: Advertising, Annotated Bibliographies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Court Litigation, Decision Making, Doctoral Dissertations, Higher Education, Journalism, Journalism Education, Media Research, News Reporting, News Writing, Newspapers, Periodicals, Photography, Politics, Secondary Education, Theories, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.