ERIC Number: ED259384
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Journalism and Journalism Education: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1985 (Vol. 45 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 23 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) Kansas scholastic newspaper content and management practices in a First Amendment context; (2) a historical analysis of new journalism; (3) how North Carolina's major newspapers covered their state university's desegregation controversy; (4) coverage of the Arab world and Israel in American news magazines between 1975 and 1981; (5) factors associated with the selection of stories from an international religion news service by daily newspapers; (6) global news flow issues; (7) the attitudes of news directors toward the fairness doctrine; (8) the agenda setting effect of crime news on prosecutors; (9) some effects of the repetition of environmental news stories; (10) the derived image of the supermarket tabloid; (11) negativism as a news selection predictor; (12) the "New York Times," U. S. foreign policy, and the Iranian revolution; (13) an analysis of newspaper coverage of the disaster at Love Canal; and (14) the social construction of journalistic reality. (HOD)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Comparative Analysis, Content Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Foreign Countries, Freedom of Speech, Global Approach, Journalism, Journalism Education, Media Research, New Journalism, News Media, News Reporting, Newspapers, Periodicals, Press Opinion, Secondary Education, Social Problems, World Affairs
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.