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Mass media : opposing viewpoints  Cover Image Book Book

Mass media : opposing viewpoints

Barbour, William, 1963- (Added Author).


Summary: "Politicians, sociologists, and journalists discuss media bias, government regulation, advertising, and politics."

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  • ISBN: 9781565101067 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1565101065 (pbk. : alk. paper) :
  • ISBN: 9781565101074 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1565101073 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper) :
  • Physical Description: 306 p. : ill ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, c1994.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 296-299) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The news media reflect a liberal bias / Steven Allen -- The news media reflect a conservative bias / Michael Parenti -- The news profession needs more diversity / Angela Dodson -- Emphasis on diversity harms the news profession / Daniel Seligman -- Public television promotes a left-wing political agenda / David Horowitz -- Public television promotes corporate interests / Eric Konigsberg -- The entertainment media do not accurately reflect American society / Michael Medved -- The entertainment media accurately reflect American society / Douglas Davis -- American films reflect a backlash against feminism / Susan Faludi -- American films support feminism / Stanley Rothman, Stephen Powers & David Rothman -- Many television images of blacks remain negative / J. Fred MacDonald -- Television images of blacks are improving / Bishetta Merritt & Carolyn A. Stroman -- Media violence contributes to society's violence / David S. Barry -- Media violence does not cause societal violence / Mike Males -- Television causes illiteracy / Larry Woiwode -- Television can enhance literacy / David Bianculli -- Regulating television violence would threaten free speech / Patrick D. Maines & Danny Goldberg -- Regulating television violence would not threaten free speech / Newton N. Minow, Craig L. LaMay & Megan Rosenfeld -- The press has the right to televise executions / Jeff Angeja -- The press does not have the right to televise executions / Dane A. Drobny -- Restrictions on war coverage are necessary / Karl Tage Olson -- Restrictions on war coverage are excessive / The Committee on Civil Rights of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York -- Media campaigns hinder U.S. politics / Kathleen Hall Jamieson -- Media campaigns enhance U.S. politics / Samuel L. Popkin -- The popular media reflect American politics / Jon Katz -- The popular media debase American politics / John Leo & Bill Moyers -- Media technology can improve democracy / Amitai Etzioni -- Media technology will not improve democracy / Christopher Georges -- Advertising perpetuates consumerism / Leo Bogart -- Advertising does not perpetuate consumerism / Michael Schudson -- Subliminal persuasion is a threat / Wilson Bryan Key -- Subliminal persuasion is a myth / Anthony R. Pratkanis -- Cigarette advertisements should be banned / Larry C. White -- Cigarette advertisements should not be banned / Michael G. Gartner.
Subject: Mass media

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