History of the mass media in the United States : an encyclopedia

Published
  • Chicago : Fitzroy Dearborn ©1998
Physical description
xxxii, 752 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
ISBN
  • 1579580122
  • 9781579580124
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages xxxi-xxxii) and index.
  • Other format: Also issued online.
Contents
  • Advertising -- Alternative media -- Books -- Broadcasting -- Cable -- Design -- General -- Legal issues -- Legislation -- Magazines -- Mass media -- Motion pictures -- News agencies -- Newspapers -- Photography -- Political figures and the media -- Public relations -- Radio -- Reporting -- Technology -- Television -- War.
Related item
  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0653/98233183-d.html
  • http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017.12/366314
  • http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0653/98233183-d.html
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Encyclopedia
  • Encyclopedias.
  • History.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • The mass media, including "advertising, books, broadcasting in general, cable, magazines, motion pictures, newspapers, photography or photojournalism, public relations, radio, and television," are studied from 1690 to the 1990s, with analyses of "how each medium has evolved in the American culture and at how each medium has influenced the American culture."--Editor's note, p. vii-viii.

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