ERIC Number: ED231009
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Mass Communication: 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 45 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) the relationship of Jungian psychological traits and the effects of comparative advertising; (2) processing and reconstructing television narrative content; (3) factors that influence the utilization of educational media in low and high socioeconomic schools; (4) domestic and foreign advertising in television and mass media growth in Brazil; (5) the Federal Communications Commission's commercial radio deregulation role; (6) television viewer orientation and the retention of news; (7) the diffusion of information concerning new motion pictures; (8) the use of filmmaking techniques in teaching about film; (9) progressive FM radio; (10) the Chilean mass media during the presidency of Salvador Allende Gossens; (11) preadult exposure to the news media; (12) a Piagetian interpretation of children's preferences and program content; (13) adolescent evaluations of sexuality on television, in movies, and in real life; (14) the adoption of satellite program delivery by television broadcasters; and (15) the relationship between social class and availability, credibility, and usage of communication media by farm families. (HTH)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.