ERIC Number: EJ475696
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Realism and Romance: The Study of Media Effects.
Journal of Communication, v43 n4 p36-41 Fall 1993
Compares and contrasts two studies representing diametrical approaches (Romanticism versus Realism) toward the issue of agency and media effects: P. Willis's "Common Culture" and W. A. Gamson's "Talking Politics." Argues that both studies find that people make their own uses of media. (SR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: The Future of the Field II--Between Fragmentation and Cohesion.