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Fiske, John – Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 1988
Responds to Martin Allor's "Relocating the Site of the Audience" (same issue). Suggests that the audience precedes the text. (MS)
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Audiences, Mass Media, Television
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Brummett, Barry – Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 1988
Argues that texts may be especially rhetorically effective when the content, the medium used to convey the content, and the real life experiences that make the content relevant are formally or structurally similar. Suggests that formal linkage creates rhetorical effect, and uses Burke's theory of forms to explain the effect of formal links. (MS)
Descriptors: Audiences, Mass Media, Media Research, Pornography
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Allor, Martin – Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 1988
Analyzes the status of the audience as a theoretical construct. Argues against the usefulness of a unified conception of audience effects. Develops an epistemological framework for reconstructive theorizations of the concrete structures and practices studied as audience issues. (MS)
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Audiences, Communication Research, Discourse Analysis
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Hartley, John – Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 1988
Replies to Martin Allor's article, "Relocating the Site of the Audience" (same issue). Discerns in it a struggle between textualism and realism. (MS)
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Audiences, Discourse Analysis, Mass Media
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Lull, James – Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 1988
Contends that Martin Allor ("Relocating the Site of the Audience," same issue) ignores, misunderstands, or misrepresents the "dominant" social science tradition in audience studies. Focuses on the contributions of critical approaches to the study of media audiences. (MS)
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Audiences, Mass Media, Postmodernism
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Newman, Kathleen – Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 1988
Points out that Martin Allor ("Relocating the Site of the Audience," same issue) sets aside three relevant interdisciplinary matters: (1) the historical development of certain of the areas of theoretical work examined; (2) the choice of theoretical terms; and (3) the ongoing discursive/nondiscursive debate with respect to the material…
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Audiences, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mass Media
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Allor, Martin – Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 1988
Replies to responses (same issue) to the author's "Relocating the Site of the Audience." (MS)
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Audiences, Communication Research, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Hoover, Stewart M. – Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 1988
Identifies the significance of the long-running debate among religious broadcasting professionals and religion practitioners regarding the size of the audience for religious television. (MS)
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Audiences, Broadcast Television, Mass Media
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Schultze, Quentin J. – Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 1988
Examines the current state of empirical research on religious television, discusses some of the implicit difficulties in exploring this phenomenon and its viewership, and suggests avenues for future research. (MS)
Descriptors: Audiences, Mass Media, Media Research, Religion
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Carragee, Kevin M. – Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 1990
Defines the major theoretical influences on interpretive approaches in mass communication, examines the central concepts of these perspectives, and provides a critique of these approaches. States that the adoption of interpretive approaches in mass communication has ignored varied critiques of interpretive social science. Suggests that critical…
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Audience Awareness, Audiences, Behavior Theories
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Gripsrud, Jostein – Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 1990
Explores the relationship among media consumers, institutional economics, and cultural ethos and suggests that communication researchers must adopt a flexible methodology capable of considering all relevant forces. Uses the case of Norway's broadcasting of the U.S. television series "Dynasty" to help illustrate these premises. (MG)
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Audiences, Communication Research, Cultural Differences
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Jensen, Klaus Bruhn – Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 1990
Presents a qualitative methodology employing workshop sessions for studying audience assessment of the mass media's service to the public. Finds that viewers are capable of a sophisticated critique of television, and raises implications both for the politics of communication and for further reception studies. (MG)
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Audiences, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Role
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Budd, Mike; And Others – Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 1990
Argues that cultural studies imported to the United States often lose much of their critical edge. Contends that their misleading affirmation of the power and independence of media audiences is derived from several factors, including (1) overestimating the freedom of audiences in reception; and (2) confusing active reception with political…
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Audience Response, Audiences, Communication Research
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Robinson, Deanna Campbell – Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 1986
Presents a brief overview of the history of recorded music, focusing on the dynamics between production and consumption. (JD)
Descriptors: Audiences, Intellectual History, Media Research, Music
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Szemere, Anna – Critical Studies in Mass Communication, 1986
Assesses the fundamental features of the pop music industry in Hungary by exploring the ideas of P. Tagg, M. Dardai, and J. Marothy. (JD)
Descriptors: Audiences, Cultural Differences, Music Theory, Popular Culture
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