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Mass Media and Society

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ISBN-10: 156750289X

ISBN-13: 9781567502893

Edition: N/A

Authors: Alan Wells, Ernest A. Hakanen

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Book details

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 6/26/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 613
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

About the Editors
Preface
Mass Media and Society
The Origins of Mass Media in the United States
New Technology and the Future of the Media
How Communication Works
Print Media
The Newspaper Business
Structural Pluralism, Intermedia Competition, and the Growth of the Corporate Newspaper in the United States
An American in Paris (and Moscow and Berlin and Tokyo)
The American Magazine Business: An Overview
Radio and Recording
Specialization and Competition in Radio
Meanings of Radio to Teenagers in a Niche-Programming Era
The Popular Music Industry in Transition
Orality and Technology: Rap Music and Afro-American Cultural Resistance
The Emotional Use of Popular Music
Television and Video
The Evolution of Commercial Television
Public Service Broadcasting, Patricia Aufderheide Cable Television
Chips, Flags, and Warnings: The Environment of Controversial Television Programming
Video Criticism
The Impact of the Newer Television Technologies on Television Satisfaction
News
Television News: How It Works
Revisited: How Free Are Reporters?
Sensationalism Versus Public Affairs Content of Local Television News: Pennslyvania Revisited
How to Watch Television News: What Can You Do?
Law and Regulation
Media Ethics Overview
Mass Media and the Law
Law and Tabloid News
Toward a Unifying Regulatory Structure for the Delivery of Broadband Telecommunications Services
The Channeling Debate: Is Indecency Protected Expression?
Issues: Sex and Violence
Sex and Indecent Language on Prime Time Television
Sex and Violence in Slasher Films
Molitor Media Violence
Issues: Race and Gender
Race, Ethnicity and the Media
From "Beulah" to "Under One Roof": African American Women on Prime-Time Commercial Television
Dates Women and the Media, Tina Pieraccini Gender Stereotypes in MTV Commercials: The Beat Goes On
Author Index
Subject Index