ERIC Number: ED259424
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Mass Communication: 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 45 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) gender portrayal in magazine advertising; (2) the role of special interest groups in agenda-setting; (3) the relationship between sensation-seeking and horror movie interest and attendance; (4) educational radio and rural development; (5) popular religion and the imperatives of television: a study of the electric church; a children's perceptions of television commercials; (7) mass media and political socialization of immigrants; (8) the impact of advertising on the less developed countries; (9) the early radio years of Carl McIntire; (10) a study of factors related to the use of motion picture films by public school teachers; (11) cable television and the first amendment; (12) a critical approach to star discourse and television; (13) mass media and development in Sudan; (14) media effects and the formation of political commitments; (15) patterns of mass media exposure among adults, high school juniors, and seventh graders; and (16) a search for values in the magazines of the car-culture. (EL)
Descriptors: Advertising, Annotated Bibliographies, Developing Nations, Doctoral Dissertations, Films, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Mass Media, Media Research, News Media, News Reporting, Newspapers, Periodicals, Politics, Programing (Broadcast), Radio, Religion, Telecommunications, Television, Television Commercials, Television Viewing
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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