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ERIC Number: EJ458462
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0882-228X
Media and the Rise of Celebrity Culture.
Henderson, Amy
OAH Magazine of History, v6 n4 p49-54 Spr 1992
Addresses the media's role in changing the nature of heroes in the United States. Describes the changes in cultural values that resulted in statesmen and soldiers being replaced by athletes and film and television celebrities. Attributes change to the development of the consumer society, centralization of the entertainment industry, and advances in communications technology. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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