American Media: The Wilson Quarterly Reader

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Philip S. Cook, Douglas Gomery, Lawrence Wilson Lichty
Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 1989 - Social Science - 278 pages
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With the help of this book, readers can gain practice asking moral questions about actions in business and finding answers to those questions. Asked frequently enough, readers will no longer take for granted the answers to questions like "Is this deception?" or "Is it oppression?".
  

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An awesome book on Media in USA

Contents

An Introduction to Literacy
3
The Reading Revolution Steven Lagerfeld
11
Keeping Up in America David Harman
23
Background books on literacy and popular culture
37
Background books on the newspapers
86
Hollywoods Business Douglas Gomery
93
Back to Basics Noel Carroll
111
The AvantGarde David Bordwell
125
Success Story Lawrence
159
History as Soap Opera? Steven Lagerfeld
177
A Question of Impact Joel Swerdlow
189
News from Everywhere Lawrence W Lichty
207
The New Era Stuart N Brotman
217
Does Public Television Have a Future? Stuart Alan
229
Background books on television
242
The Rise of American Advertising T J Jackson Lears
255

We Are Not Alone Frank D McConnell
133
MGM Meets the Atomic Bomb
139
Background books on the movies
150
Background books on advertising
270
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About the author (1989)

Douglas Gomery is resident Scholar at the Library of American Broadcasting and Film at the University of Maryland.

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