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Title Mass media [electronic resource] / Roman Espejo, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press/Gale Cengage Learning, c2010.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 250 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 228, 236-237) and index.
Contents Liberal media bias is a serious problem / Andrew G. Selepak -- Conservative media bias is a serious problem / Media Matters for America -- Racism and ethnic bias in the media is a serious problem / Lena-Snomeka Gomes -- Racism and bias against ethnic groups in the media is not a problem / Ian Jobling -- Broadcasters should be required to air a variety of opposing views / Steve Rendall -- Broadcasters should not be required to air a variety of opposing views / Brian Fitzpatrick -- Media monopolies are a serious problem / Charlie Cray -- Media monopolies are a myth / Ben Compaine -- The newspaper-broadcast cross-ownership ban should be preserved / Common Cause -- The newspaper-broadcast cross-ownership ban should be lifted / James L. Gattuso -- Media violence may cause youth violence / Hillary Rodham Clinton -- Media violence does not cause youth violence / Karen Sternheimer -- Alcohol advertising encourages teens to consume alcohol / RAND Corporation -- Alcohol advertising does not encourage teens to consume alcohol / David J. Hanson -- The Internet will make newspapers obsolete / Philip Meyer -- The Internet will not make newspapers obsolete / Bill Keller -- Blogs are an innovative part of journalism / Patrick Baltatzis -- Blogs are not journalism / Rebecca Blood -- Internet journalism will transform the media / Scott E. Gant -- Internet journalism will not transform the media / Nicholas Lemann.
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Summary A compendium of viewpoints--both pro and con--on several issues relating to the role and regulation of media in American society.
Subject Mass media.
Added Author Espejo, Roman, 1977-
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737745306
0737745304
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