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Taking sides. Clashing views on controversial issues in mass media and society / edited, selected, and with introductions by Alison Alexander and Jarice Hanson.

Alexander, Alison, 1949- (Added Author). Hanson, Jarice (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Clinton PL - Clinton 302.23 TAK (Text) 36806000292118 NON-FICTION 2ND FLOOR Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1561341207
  • Physical Description: xvii, 352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Dushkin Pub. Group, [1993]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Are American values shaped by the mass media? / Neil Postman, Edwin Diamond -- Are positive images of African Americans increasing in the media? / J. Fred MacDonald, Ash Corea -- Is television harmful for children? / Marie Winn, Daniel R. Anderson -- Are media messages about women improving? / Diana M. Meehan, Susan Faludi -- Should the content of records be censored? / Parents Music Resource Center, Frank Zappa -- Should the names of rape victims be published? / Michael Gartner, Katha Pollitt -- Is objectivity still a criterion for journalism? / William E. Rowley, William V. Grimes, Theodore L. Glasser -- Is the public best served by a marketplace approach to regulation? / Mark S. Fowler ... [et al.] -- Should pornography be protected as free speech? / Frank Easterbrook, James C. Dobson -- Do presidential TV ads manipulate voters? / Joe McGinniss, Thomas E. Patterson, Robert D. McClure -- Do speech codes suppress freedom of expression? / Nat Hentoff, Stanley Fish -- Are the results of polls misleading? / Christopher Hitchens, Philip Meyer --
Do ratings serve the viewing public's interest? / Hugh Malcolm Beville, Jr., Erik Larson -- Is advertising ethical? / Theodore Levitt, Douglas Kellner -- Media monopolies : does concentration of ownership jeopardize media content? / Ben H. Bagdikian, Benjamin M. Compaine -- Can network news survive? / Edwin Diamond, Jon Katz -- Does technology transfer by multinational firms benefit the development of Third World nations? / Eun Young Kim, Gerald J. Kruijer -- Can modern mass communication promote a better world? / Ithiel de Sola Pool, Jacques Ellul.
Subject: Mass media > Social aspects > United States.
Mass media > Moral and ethical aspects.
Mass media > United States > Influence.

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