Mass Communication, Volume 1

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Sage Publications, Dec 13, 2006 - Social Science - 1581 pages
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Denis McQuail's major work in Mass Communication is another essential part of the SAGE Benchmark series. Drawing on both classic and contemporaneous sources, McQuail guides us through the central defining papers that anchor this field. Taken together, the four volumes provide access to the key debates within the field and all the main lines of research that have emerged.

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A Profession between Information Society
Toward a Theory of PressState Relations in the United States

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Denis McQuail began his career in the Granada Television Research Unit at the University of Leeds. He then taught at Southampton University before taking the Chair of Mass Communication at the University of Amsterdam. He has held visiting posts at a number of American and European universities. He
is currently an Editor of the European Journal of Communication, and his publications include: Media Performance: Mass Communication and the Public Interest (Sage 1992). Media Policy (Sage 1998), Mass Communication Theory (Sage 2000, now in its 4th edition).

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