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Media Regulation

Des Freedman

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Media Regulation Introduction “Media regulation” refers to the process by which a range of specific, often legally binding, tools are applied ...

Media Sociology

Silvio Waisbord

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Media SociologyIntroductionThis article offers a review of key works in media sociology and identifies key themes in sociological research that have c...

Media Systems Theory

Josef Seethaler

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Media Systems TheoryIntroductionThis article outlines the paradigms and research traditions in the analysis of the development and organization of med...

Media, Educational

Shalom Fisch

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Educational Media Introduction All too frequently, discussions of the effects of electronic media on children focus solely on the negative, su...

Media, Gays and Lesbians in the

David Gudelunas

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Gays and Lesbians in the Media Introduction How gay men and lesbians are represented in the media has been one of the most prolific areas of re...

Media, Social

Homero Gil de Zúñiga, Mark Coddington

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Social Media Introduction Social Media (SM) research is a relatively new area of academic inquiry; thus, it finds itself in constant flux. Res...

Merton, Robert K.

Peter Simonson, Stephanie Hartzell

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Robert K. MertonIntroductionRobert K. Merton (1910–2003) was a versatile and highly influential American sociologist whose writings have had a lasting...

Message Characteristics and Persuasion

Daniel J. O'Keefe

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Message Characteristics and PersuasionIntroductionThe role of message characteristics in persuasion has long been a subject of research attention—for ...

Mobile Communication Studies

Yi-Fan Chen

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Mobile Communication Studies Introduction Mobile media are recognized as the fastest-growing media category. Although mobile media users were ...


Anya Schiffrin

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

MuckrakingIntroduction“Muckraking journalism” is synonymous with in-depth investigative journalism that has an impact and addresses subjects of import...

Multimodal Discourse Analysis, Approaches to

Jesse Pirini

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Approaches to Multimodal Discourse AnalysisIntroductionCulture and society are produced through interactions between people, objects, and environments...

Multinational Organizations, Communication and Culture in

Juana Du

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2020-11-24

Communication and Culture in Multinational OrganizationsIntroductionScholarly work and research on communication in multinational organizations contin...

Murdoch, Rupert

Rodney Tiffen

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Rupert MurdochIntroductionRupert Murdoch is probably the best-known media proprietor in the English-speaking world. He has built an enormous empire fr...


Paul Cobley

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

NarrativeIntroductionAs a concept, narrative has now seriously come of age. Whereas in the past people may have talked about “stories,” they now refer...

Narrative Engagement

Rick Busselle, Nathan Cutietta

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Narrative EngagementIntroductionNarrative engagement is the sensation we sometimes experience of being “pulled in” to the world of a story and tempora...

Narrative Persuasion

Angeline Sangalang, Sheila T. Murphy, Michael J. Cody

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Narrative Persuasion Introduction Everyone loves a good story, and the notion that narratives can influence beliefs, attitudes, and behavior i...

News Framing

David Tewksbury

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

News Framing Introduction How political issues are presented in news stories makes a difference. That rather simple statement is the core of f...

News Media Coverage of Women

Ingrid Bachmann

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2022-06-27

News Media Coverage of WomenIntroductionThe representation of women in news and other fact-based media is complex and presents a mixed picture of wome...

News, Fake

Julian McDougall

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Fake NewsIntroductionFake news has been the subject of a rapid research response, from a range of fields, given its impact on multiple sectors, the pu...

NGOs, Communication and

Matthew Powers

Subject: Communication »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Communication and NGOsIntroductionThe term “nongovernmental organization” (NGO) refers to groups that are nominally independent of government, volunta...

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