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Television and American culture / edited by Carl Lowe.


New York : H.W. Wilson Company, 1981.
ISBN 0824206495, 9780824206499

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Other Authors Lowe, Carl.
Subjects Television and children -- United States.
Television and children.
Television broadcasting -- Social aspects -- United States.
Television broadcasting -- Social aspects.
Television broadcasting of news -- United States.
Television broadcasting of news.
Television in politics -- United States.
Television in politics.
Télédiffusion -- Aspect social -- États-Unis.
Télévision -- Émissions de nouvelles -- États-Unis.
Télévision en politique -- États-Unis.
Télévision et enfants -- États-Unis.
United States.
Series Reference shelf ; v. 53, no. 2.
Description 235 pages ; 19 cm.
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-235).
Also issued online.
Summary A compilation of articles about television and its effect on politics, religion, education, and other aspects of American culture.
Contents Schools and the power of television / Terry Herndon -- The FCC takes a hard look at television / Charles D. Ferris -- Dealing with the controversies over children's television / James Roman -- Americans are "haunted by a fear of technology" / Daniel Boorstin -- Birth of a nation's electronic campus / Fred M. Hechinger -- Competition in the television industry / Leonard H. Goldenson -- Salivation through television / Mark Voorhees -- Hidden treasures on cable TV / Jeff Greenfield -- Role models on TV / Mark Crispin Miller -- Reality shows / Martha Smilgis -- The corporation in a world of media diversity / Sol Hurwitz -- Bye-bye, pledge week / Paul Warren -- Lifestyle revolutions in the television age / Ralph M. Baruch -- We have seen the future of video / Chris Welles -- Home TV: the future lies ahead / Andy Meisler.
The TV plexus / James Monaco -- Electronic democracy: how TV governs / Anne Rawley Saldich -- The unreality of prime-time crime / Berkeley Rice -- Peddling prime time / Peter Andrews -- Newspaper days: politics-we are the hostages / Ward Just -- The elections: why the system has failed / Tom Wicker -- The modulating of the presidency / Michael J. Arlen -- A few words of his own / Russell Baker -- God's television / Edwin Diamond -- Seeing isn't believing / Peter Funt -- The "real" world on television / Joe Saltzman -- Dangerous to your health / Michael Novak -- All the news that isn't news / Edwin Diamond -- News: television's bargain basement / Laurence Bergreen -- Reprogramming the media researchers / Howard Gardner -- Come back, Mister Rogers, come back / Jerome L. Singer and Dorothy G. Singer -- Stop picking on Big Bird / Gerald S. Lesser.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7550587
(OCoLC)ocm07550587
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