Mass Media Research An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0534562744

ISBN-13: 9780534562748

Edition: 7th 2003

Authors: Roger D. Wimmer, Joseph R. Dominick

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This text begins with an overview of mass communication research and ethics of research. It then explores each major approach to research, including qualitative research, content analysis, survey research, longitudinal research, and experimental research. The text continues with a section on data analysis, and concludes with a forward-looking section on research applications, covering such topics as research in print and electronic media and on the Internet.
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Book details

List price: $110.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/23/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 504
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.134

Roger Wimmer received his Ph.D. in mass media research from Bowling Green State University in Ohio in 1976, although he has been involved in mass media research since 1972. His expansive experience includes serving as a sales representative at KLSS and KSMN, Mason City, Iowa, instructor at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, assistant professor at the University of Mississippi, associate professor at the University of Georgia, and manager of research for Cox Broadcasting in Atlanta, Ga. Prior to founding Wimmer Research, Dr. Wimmer was co-founder of Wimmer-Hudson Research & Development, president/CEO/co-founder of The Eagle Group, president/general partner/co-founder of Paragon Research, and president of Surrey Research. He has extensive radio industry experience as well as all areas of research for the television and cable television industries, including stations, networks, and programming production. He has developed several research approaches to test local news content, on-air talent, and promotional activities. In addition, Dr. Wimmer has several years of experience in nonmedia research, working with such clients as The Aquarium of the Pacific, Coors, U.S. West, and Samsonite.

Joseph R. Dominick received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois and his Ph.D. from Michigan State University in 1970. He taught for four years at Queens College of the City University of New York before coming to the College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia where, from 1980 to 1985, he served as head of the Radio-TV-Film Sequence. Dr. Dominick is the author of three books in addition to The Dynamics of Mass Communication and has published more than thirty articles in scholarly journals. From 1976 to 1980, Dr. Dominick served as editor of the Journal of Broadcasting. He has received research grants from the National Association of Broadcasters and from the American Broadcasting Company and has consulted for such organizations as the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the American Chemical Society.

The Research Process
Science and Researchp. 1
Elements of Researchp. 41
Research Ethicsp. 65
Samplingp. 83
Research Approaches
Qualitative Research Methodsp. 107
Content Analysisp. 139
Survey Researchp. 166
Longitudinal Researchp. 199
Experimental Researchp. 218
Data Analysis
Introduction to Statisticsp. 241
Hypothesis Testingp. 264
Basic Statistical Proceduresp. 278
Research Applications
Research in the Print Mediap. 305
Research in the Electronic Mediap. 327
Research in Advertisingp. 356
Research in Public Relationsp. 379
Research in Media Effectsp. 392
Mass Media Research and the Internetp. 427
Appendix Tablesp. 444
Glossaryp. 459
Name Indexp. 469
Subject Indexp. 478
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