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Mass Media

ISBN-10: 0737745312

ISBN-13: 9780737745313

Edition: 2010

Authors: Roman Espejo

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This compendium of viewpoints, both pro and con, cover several issues relating to the role and regulation of media in American society. Are media monopolies are a myth? Does media violence cause youth violence? Is racism and ethnic bias in the media a serious problem? These questions and more are debated and answered for readers. Essay sources include Hillary Rodham Clinton, Rebecca Blood, Lena-Snomeka Gomes, and Media Matters for America.
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Book details

List price: $33.80
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC
Publication date: 10/2/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints?
Introduction
Is Bias in the Media a Serious Problem?
Chapter Preface
Liberal Media Bias Is a Serious Problem
Conservative Media Bias Is a Serious Problem Media Matters for America
Racism and Ethnic Bias in the Media Is a Serious Problem
Racism and Bias Against Ethnic Groups in the Media Is Not a Problem
Broadcasters Should Be Required to Air a Variety of Opposing Views
Broadcasters Should Not Be Required to Air a Variety of Opposing Views
Periodical Bibliography
Does Media Ownership Need More or Less Regulation?
Chapter Preface
Media Monopolies Are a Serious Problem
Media Monopolies Are a Myth
The Newspaper-broadcast Cross-ownership Ban Should Be Preserved Common Cause
The Newspaper-broadcast Cross-ownership Ban Should Be Lifted
Periodical Bibliography
How Does the Media Affect Society?
Chapter Preface
Media Violence May Cause Youth Violence
Media Violence Does Not Cause Youth Violence
Alcohol Advertising Encourages Teens to Consume Alcohol RAND Corporation
Alcohol Advertising Does Not Encourage Teens to Consume Alcohol
Periodical Bibliography
How Will the Media Be Affected by the Internet?
Chapter Preface
The Internet Will Make Newspapers Obsolete
The Internet Will Not Make Newspapers Obsolete
Blogs Are an Innovative Part of Journalism
Blogs Are Not Journalism
Internet Journalism Will Transform the Media
Internet Journalism Will Not Transform the Media
Periodical Bibliography
For Further Discussion
Organizations to Contact
Bibliography of Books
Index