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  Mass Media
The Mass Media has taken the task of exploring the areas in which we reside in order to find the best ice cream eateries in the Boston area and beyond.
For months flyers have been up all over campus, postcards have been scattered around the city of Boston, there was even a cover story in The Mass Media about it.
The Mass Media is hiring for next semester.
www.umassmedia.com   (0 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Mass Media: Books: Media Studies, Newspaper, Media Culture & More
Books › Nonfiction › Current Events › Mass Media
Media and Culture: An Introduction to Mass Communication by Richard Campbell, Christopher R. Martin, and Bettina Fabos (Paperback - Jul 2001)
Other Editions: Hardcover, Paperback, Mass Market Paperback, Library Binding; See all 9.
www.amazon.com /Mass-Media-Current-Events-Books/b?ie=UTF8&node=10565   (0 words)

  
  Mass Media : Рамблер
Rambler Media обогнал рынок интернет-рекламы по темпам роста доходов
Интернет-холдинг Rambler Media Limited опубликовал промежуточные финансовые показатели за первую половину 2007 года.
«Рамблер-Недвижимость» - лучший ресурс Рунета (Rambler Mass Media)
www.rambler.ru /db/news/news.html?s=10342   (176 words)

  
  FCC, Media Bureau
The Media Bureau develops, recommends and administers the policy and licensing programs relating to electronic media, including cable television, broadcast television, and radio in the United States and its territories.
Media Bureau Grants Time Warner Cable Inc. an Additional Further Extension of Time to Comply With the Requirements of the Commission's Cable/SMATV Cross-Ownership Rule at Section 76.501.
For substantive issues handled by the Media Bureau, e-mail to mbinfo@fcc.gov.
www.fcc.gov /mb   (449 words)

  
  The Republic of Uzbekistan on the Law on the Mass Media
The mass media are newspapers, magazines, journals, bulletins, news agencies, television (including cable, and broadcasting and cable television) and radio stations, documentary films, electronic information media, and other mass state and independent periodicals, which are published under a permanent name.
Censorship of the mass media is inadmissible in the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The mass media cannot be used to call for forcible changing of the existing constitutional order, territorial integrity of the Republic of Uzbekistan., to propagate war and violence, cruelty, racial, ethnic, and religious hostility, to divulge state of other protected by the law secrets, for other activities entailing sanctions under the criminal code.
www.uta.edu /cpsees/uzbmedia.htm   (2140 words)

  
 The Political Economy of the Mass Media, Edward S. Herman interviewed by Robert W. McChesney   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Nevertheless, the ideology of the "free press" has proven to be a difficult adversary for left critics; as the media's operations are central to the modern polity, their legitimacy is shielded by layers and layers of ideological obfuscation.
The first filter that influences media content is that ownership of the media is highly concentrated among a few dozen of the largest for-profit corporations in the world.
Media coverage is extensive and of outrage for the former, while it is generally unsympathetic, if it exists at all, for the latter.
www.chomsky.info /onchomsky/198901--.htm   (3035 words)

  
 How Mass Media Simulate Political Transparency
This essay concerns the mass media’s contributions to the political values of openness and democratic accountability that go by the name of ‘transparency.’ In fact, the metaphor of transparency encompasses three separate political virtues, which often work together but are analytically distinct.
In the age of mass media, democratic governments and politicians may find it useful to simulate the political virtues of transparency through rhetorical and media manipulation.
Another class of media event shows the politician with his or her family, participating in casual activities, or in a seemingly unguarded and intimate moment.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/jbalkin/articles/media01.htm   (8041 words)

  
  Mass Media: Theirs and Ours
Boston Media Action, the organizer of the conference, was created to confront and pressure mainstream media after the blatant Gulf War cheerleading and marginalizing of the peace and justice movement.
The media lesson of the Gulf Slaughter and every other crisis we've faced for the past 30 years is that we need the depth of commitment and trust that comes from face-to-face organizing, but also the confidence and insight that comes from national connection via mass communication.
Mass media is important as a means of communicating information and analysis and developing the nationally-shared concerns and passions required to fuel activism.
www.zmag.org /ZMag/articles/oldalbert6.htm   (2823 words)

  
  Mass media - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mass media is a term used to denote, as a class, that section of the media specifically conceived and designed to reach a very large audience (typically at least as large as the whole population of a nation state).
When members of the general public refer to "the media" they are usually referring to the mass media, or to the news media, which is a section of the mass media.
Sometimes mass media (and the news media in particular) are referred to as the "corporate media".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mass_media   (3613 words)

  
 Mass media - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Media (the plural of medium) is a truncation of the term media of communication, referring to those organized means of dissemination of fact, opinion, entertainment, and other information, such as newspapers, magazines, cinema films, radio, television, the World Wide Web, billboards, books, Compact discs, DVDs, videocassettes, and other forms of publishing.
During the 20th century, the advent of mass media was driven by technology that allowed the massive duplication of material at a low price.
Sometimes mass media (suand the news media in particular) is referred to as the "corporate media".
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/m/a/s/Mass_media.html   (909 words)

  
 Media - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Media, plural of "medium"; a means (a container or a vehicle) of carrying or communicating information
Mass media (all means of mass communication e.g.
Tunica media, the middle layer of the wall of a blood vessel
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Media   (196 words)

  
 Information About CFOC and Teen Sex Education
Mass media is the most cost effective and broadest vehicle of education and was, therefore, the perfect mechanism for relaying our message.
An effective mass media campaign will provide a teachable moment by opening the lines of communication between adults and children.
CFOC's mass media materials are broken down into five categories: television, radio, outdoor, transit and print ads for magazines and newspapers.
www.cfoc.org /MassMediaEducation   (234 words)

  
 Mass Media & Politics
Critics on the right accuse the mass media of possessing an inherent "liberal bias" while those on the left argue that the economic domination of mass media by large corporations systematically eliminates views incompatible with the interests of those corporations, the wealthy, and entrenched political interest groups.
The purpose of this course is to examine the influence of the mass media on political discourse, particularly in how media structures, media routines, and the professional practices of journalists and politicians interact to shape political and public decision-making.
The mass media are afforded certain privileges by the democratic state in order that they should serve particular roles or functions in the action of democracy.
www.scils.rutgers.edu /~whitew/MCPhome.htm   (1849 words)

  
 Mass Media
"Mass media" is a deceptively simple term encompassing a countless array of institutions and individuals who differ in purpose, scope, method, and cultural context.
Mass media include all forms of information communicated to large groups of people, from a handmade sign to an international news network.
Conflict attracts viewers, listeners, and readers to the media; the greater the conflict the greater the audience, and large audiences are imperative to the financial success of media outlets.
www.beyondintractability.org /essay/mass_communication/?nid=1248   (4482 words)

  
 Mass = Media   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) discovered the first link between mass and media (Space and time), when he determined that the squares of the sidereal periods of the planets was directly proportional to the cubes of their mean distances from the Sun.
Einstein provided further insight into the equivalence of mass and media, with his observation that what he called the "radius of curvature" is the reciprocal of the mass per area.
Einstein discovered media (Times and spaces) are distorted near masses, and he stated that masses warp media, and De Broglie made the final and definitive connection when he postulated the wave-particle duality.
home.earthlink.net /~tdp/mass-media.html   (374 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Mass media
Media (the plural of medium) is a contraction of the term media of communication, referring to those organized means of dissemination of fact, opinion, and entertainment such as newspapers, magazines, cinema films, radio, television, and the World Wide Web.
Although writers currently vary in their preference for using media in the singular ("the media is...") or the plural ("the media are..."), the former will still incur criticism in some situations.
During the 20th century, the advent of mass media was driven by technology that allowed the massive duplication of material at a low cost.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Media   (538 words)

  
 Teaching Theology in a New Cultural Environment
Mass communications in themselves are strongly ideological: their messages are highly centralized, largely impersonal, machine mediated, lacking opportunity for user feedback and participation, and restricted by their technological characteristics.
The important implication of this is that television in particular and the mass media in general (particularly the commercial media) are presenting a consistent and integrated system of belief and social interpretation as a pattern for social understanding and development.
This is not to say that the mass media would see themselves in such religious terms, nor that people would acknowledge that they see their use of mass media as parallel to participation in a religious faith.
www.religion-online.org /showarticle.asp?title=352   (4121 words)

  
 Studies of the Mass Mediums
Media that are durable and difficult to transport--such as the clay tablets upon which ancient Babylonians etched their cuneiform or the stone columns on which ancient Egyptians affixed their hieroglyphics--are time-binding or time-biased.
Other media are suspect in terms of their ability to satisfy educational needs and are portrayed as "mere" entertainment, at the least offensive end of the spectrum of contempt, to the creation of mindless followers whose very emotional state is molded by the non- print media, at the most hostile end of the spectrum.
Perhaps most-studied nowadays is the influence of media violence on aggressive behavior.
www.trinity.edu /~mkearl/commun.html   (2753 words)

  
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Under these circumstances, it is obvious that the mass media usually offer a true glimpse of reality only when the elites are divided with respect to their conception of a particular aspect of political reality.
From this point of view, concentration in the mass media industry is significant and whether the media are owned by 100 or 10 owners does indeed matter in the struggle for social change.
It is not accidental that in the USA and UK, where the media played a particularly despicable role in distorting the truth and misinforming the public, the polls showed consistently vast majorities in favour of the criminal activities of their elites.
lycos.cs.cmu.edu /info/mass-media--miscellaneous.html   (682 words)

  
 Tusculum College | Academics - Mass Media
Wess duBrisk, associate professor of communications, has led the Mass Media program for years, and does not hesitate to state the case for the Mass Media major.
One Mass Media student went to Costa Rica with an Environmental Science field study group and produced, taped, wrote and edited an excellent documentary covering the venture.
Mass Media classes have toured the CNN studios in Atlanta and sat in on tapings of the Letterman show in New York.
www.tusculum.edu /academics/programs/massmedia   (593 words)

  
 The Power Of Open Participatory Media And Why Mass Media Must Be Abandoned - Robin Good's Latest News
Another scenario is that mass media will continue to have a major influence and that governments and corporations will extend their influence into the more fragmented channels.
With participatory media instead of mass media, governments and corporations would be far less able to control information and maintain their legitimacy.
In terms of strategy, the implication of this analysis is that challenges to the mass media, and the strengthening of network media, should be linked to challenges to monopoly capitalism and the state.
www.masternewmedia.org /news/2006/03/20/the_power_of_open_participatory.htm   (4239 words)

  
 Mass Media and Popular Culture | Book   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This popular text for teaching media at the secondary level is an excellent resource for educators.
Mass Media and Popular Culture includes a student text and a teacher's resource binder that contains 26 reproducible articles for students on pertinent media issues.
Mass Media and Popular Culture can be ordered through the Center for Media Literacy, and through TheatreBooks.
www.media-awareness.ca /english/resources/educational/recommended/books/mass_media_pop_culture.cfm   (89 words)

  
 Mass Media & Politics
Critics on the right accuse the mass media of possessing an inherent "liberal bias" while those on the left argue that the economic domination of mass media by large corporations systematically eliminates views incompatible with the interests of those corporations, the wealthy, and entrenched political interest groups.
The purpose of this course is to examine the influence of the mass media on political discourse, particularly in how media structures, media routines, and the professional practices of journalists and politicians interact to shape political and public decision-making.
The mass media are afforded certain privileges by the democratic state in order that they should serve particular roles or functions in the action of democracy.
scils.rutgers.edu /~whitew/MCPhome.htm   (1849 words)

  
 The Competition Master - Career - Mass Media   (Site not responding. Last check: )
During the recent years mass media has invaded the life of a common man in a big way.
Upto seventies, mass media mainly remained confined to cinema, newspaper and radio.
Being the most important media, print media pertains to broad activity of publication of newspapers, magazines and books and all persons connected with this activity have their contribution in successful running of this medium.
www.competitionmaster.com /pages/career/mass_media.html   (3394 words)

  
 Mass Media
Secondly, the variety of individual media and media types continues to increase, especially within the electronic media.
In addition, media content is becoming more diverse; the consumption of media with an international orientation is growing, but so is the interest in media anchored in local communities.
This is partly due to the market shares taken by the electronic media, radio and television, but also to the advance of other, nonmass media advertising methods, notably other printed matter and sports sponsorship.
www.um.dk /Publikationer/UM/English/FactsheetDenmark/MassMedia/html/chapter01.htm   (2117 words)

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