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  USA States . com - US states Portal
During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the original 13 as the nation expanded across the North American continent and acquired a number of overseas possessions.
The United States of America is a federal republic composed of 50 states, of which all except one - Hawaii islands - are in mainland America.
The United States of America, which covers the central part of North America, grew out of the British colonies that were established in the north America in the first half of the 17th century.
www.usastates.com   (651 words)

  Media of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Much of the media is controlled by large for-profit corporations who reap revenue from advertising, subscriptions, and sale of copyrighted material.
Television in the United States is regulated, along with radio, by the Federal Communications Commission.
Thanks to the huge size of the English-speaking North American media market, the United States has a large magazine industry with hundreds of magazines serving almost every interest, as can be determined by glancing at any newsstand in any large American city.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Media_in_the_United_States   (1561 words)

 The Media's Influence in the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
In order for the media to function as the founding fathers had intended, most people would agree that private ownership of the means of communication is necessary to avoid a one-way flow of information: from the government to the people.
Because the mass media, especially television, is the only source that the majority of the population has for receiving news, it is important to examine to what extent people retain the information that they are constantly being bombarded with.
Media bias is probably one of the biggest gripes the public has with the media.
trumpet.sdsu.edu /x101/mediainfluence.htm   (3411 words)

 About USA : Media in the United States
The U.S. media today is frequently known as the Fourth Estate, an appellation that suggests the press shares equal stature with the other branches of government created by the Constitution.
Interactive media, fueled by the advance of digital technology and the growing convergence of the computer, telephone and cable television, represent the principal trend of the end of the 20th and the beginning of the 21st centuries.
The media are a great engine in American society, providing jobs for hundreds of thousands of technicians, writers, artists, performers and intellectuals and shaping attitudes and beliefs.
www.usinfo.pl /aboutusa/media/media.htm   (509 words)

 Media of the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
The media of the United States consists of several different types of communications media: television, radio, cinema, newspapers, magazines, and Internet-based Web sites.
Finally, besides the hundreds of specialized magazines that serve the diverse interests and hobbies of the American people, there are also dozens of magazines published by professional organizations for their members, such as Communications of the ACM (for computer science specialists) and the (for lawyers).
The Internet has provided a means for newspapers and other media organisations to deliver news and, significantly, the means to look up old news.
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Media_in_the_United_States   (1599 words)

 Media of the United States - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
The media of the United States tends to be primarily controlled by for-profit corporations based on advertising, subscription, and other sales-related revenues.
Further deregulation and convergence are under way, leading to mega-mergers, further concentration of media ownership, and emergence of media conglomerates.
While these trends may lead one to imagine a stifling world of monopolies, new media, notably the Internet, are creating new opportunities, and old giants are not necessarily the ones who seize them.
open-encyclopedia.com /Media_of_the_United_States   (948 words)

 Media in the United States - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
Media in the United States are primarily for-profit corporations based on advertising, subscription[?], and other sales-related revenues.
In the United States, TV industries can be divided into two distinctive sectors—TV stations and TV networks.
Freedom of the press in the United States is guaranteed under the federal constitution.
openproxy.ath.cx /me/Media_in_the_United_States.html   (806 words)

 Media in the United States - Global Issues
The media frenzy in the wake of the “war on terror” has on the one hand led to detail reporting on various issues.
The elite domination of the media and the marginalization of dissidents that results from the operation of these filters occurs so naturally that media news people, frequently operating with complete integrity and goodwill, are able to convince themselves that they choose and interpret the news “objectively” and on the basis of professional news values.
The media is in the midst of a transformation which the Bush administration is keen to foster.
www.globalissues.org /HumanRights/Media/USA.asp   (8221 words)

 About USA : Media in the United States > Freedom of the Press
The framers of the Constitution of the United States resented the strict control that the American colonies' British rulers had imposed over ideas and information they did not like.
Today the media also include television, radio, films and the Internet; and the term "the press" refers to any news operation in any media, not just print.
Few press laws are in force in the U.S. because of this broad constitutional protection of press freedom and analogous provisions in the constitutions of the 50 states.
www.usinfo.pl /aboutusa/media/press.htm   (514 words)

 United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
The USCCB is an assembly of the Catholic Church hierarchy who work together to unify, coordinate, promote, and carry on Catholic activities in the United States; to organize and conduct religious, charitable, and social welfare work at home and abroad; to aid in education; and to care for immigrants.
Throughout its website, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops provides links to other websites solely for the user’s convenience.
By providing these links, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops assumes no responsibility for, nor does it necessarily endorse, these websites, their content, or their sponsoring organizations.
www.usccb.org   (137 words)

 Media Of The United States Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
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popularityguide.com /encyclopedia/Media_of_the_United_States   (1758 words)

 New Media Strategies - Buzz - United States and United Kingdom to Hold Entrepreneur Summit in New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
United States and United Kingdom to Hold Entrepreneur Summit in New York
Secretary of the Treasury John Snow and Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown will hold a conference with new and established entrepreneurs and business leaders from the United States and the United Kingdom on May 24th in New York, NY, focusing on the critical role that enterprise and innovation plays in economic progress.
Discussions at the summit will explore the lessons aspiring entrepreneurs can learn from each other in order to succeed in business, the impediments to enterprise, and how business and government can work together to address those impediments.
www.newmediastrategies.net /buzz_treasury.htm   (458 words)

 About the USA > The Media in the United States
The Media in the United States > Introduction
The State of the News Media 2005 (Project for Excellence in Journalism)
The views and opinions expressed in any referenced document do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government.
usa.usembassy.de /media.htm   (640 words)

 LII: Law about...Media   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
In fact, there are numerous state and federal statutes that seek to ensure the full extent of the guarantee of the First Amendment such as the Freedom of Information Act, and the Privacy Act.
Different branches of the media are regulated by different bureaus.
The Mass Media Bureau regulates amplitude and frequency modulation, low-power television, and direct broadcast satellite.
www.law.cornell.edu /topics/media.html   (367 words)

 Pentagon Uses Psy-Ops in the United States Media - Independent Media TV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
Officials at the Pentagon and other U.S. national security agencies said the CNN incident was not an isolated feint — the type used throughout history by armies to deceive their enemies — but part of a broad effort underway within the Bush administration to use information to its advantage in the war on terrorism.
And, supporters argue, it is necessary to fill a vacuum left when the budgets for the State Department's public diplomacy programs were slashed and the U.S. Information Agency — a bulwark of the nation's anticommunist efforts during the Cold War — was gutted in the 1990s.
The study cited polling in the Arab world that revealed widespread hatred of the United States throughout the Middle East.
www.independent-media.tv /item.cfm?fmedia_id=9973&fcategory_desc=Iraq   (1540 words)

 GMU Libraries' Media Guide: Rights: United States
Athletic programs at several schools are in disarray in the wake of Title IX, which is designed to insure that no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in or be denied benefits of any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.
Lawyers are shown arguing the constitutional issues concerning freedom of religion during an emergency hearing of a transfusion case in which the life of an unborn child is threatened because of the religious beliefs of the parents.
Gay men and lesbians who were in the United States military service during World War II discuss their experiences with the response of the military establishment towards their sexual orientation.
library.gmu.edu /subject/usrights.html   (5134 words)

 VOA Special English - THIS IS AMERICA - Media in the United States, Part 1
One dramatic change in American media is the increased success of cable television.
In the United States, CBS Television started reality programs in two-thousand with "Survivor." Sixteen people who did not know each other lived together on an unpopulated island for thirty-nine days.
In the United States, newspapers serving ethnic groups and speakers of foreign languages are doing better than many others.
www.manythings.org /voa/04/040927ta_t.htm   (1256 words)

 CTA 374/WS 374 Women and the Media in the United States
Focus: This course examines the ways in which the media as form of entertainment and as social institution shape our ideas about women and gender.
We will consider the images of women in a variety of media as well as their roles in various media institutions.
Extended analysis of the role/images of women in a particular film, TV show, etc.; research on role of women behind the scenes in a particular industry; research on a form of media not covered in class.
people.wcsu.edu /wissk/374/374SYL.HTM   (823 words)

 Brandweek: The Explosive Growth Of Ethnic Media In The United States
The explosive growth of ethnic media outlets in the U.S. mirrors the growth of the very market that it serves.
And, he noted, "With the continued strong growth and continuing momentum of the Spanish language, it is our responsibility to support the community we serve." In cities such as New York, Miami and Los Angeles, often the number one radio station in the entire city is a Spanish station.
Across all media -- print, radio, TV and interactive communications -- experts believe that there is not one single approach that will guarantee success in reaching target markets.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0BDW/is_20_40/ai_54726993   (1371 words)

 About the USA > The Media in the United States > Radio Broadcasting
The beginning of regular commercially licensed sound broadcasting in the United States in 1920 ended the print monopoly over the media and opened the doors to the more immediate and pervasive electronic media.
By 1928, the United States had three national radio networks - two owned by NBC (the National Broadcasting Company), and one by CBS (the Columbia Broadcasting System).
Most of these stations are run by universities and public authorities for educational purposes and are financed by public and/or private funds, subscriptions and some underwriting.
usa.usembassy.de /media-radio.htm   (650 words)

 Outdoor Media -- Lexmark United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
With retail floor space costlier than ever, savvy retailers are making use of every square foot of their sales floor – including the area outside the front door.
Lexmark’s outdoor media solution combines Lexmark’s color laser printers with our innovative weather-resistant media to deliver eye-catching output that lasts through the season.
An optional outdoor media tray is also available to support large-volume printing.
www.lexmark.com /uncomplicate/sequentialem/home/0,7070,204816596_298544515_370400489_en,00.html   (215 words)

 United States: US media self-censored coverage of Iraq
Many media outlets self-censored their reporting on the Iraq invasion because of concerns about public reaction to graphic images and content, according to a survey of more than 200 journalists by American University's School of Communications.
The study, released 19 March, also determined that "vigorous discussions" about what and where to publish information and images were conducted at media outlets and, in many cases, journalists posted material online that did not make it to print.
Editor and Publisher magazine reported that American University professors MJ Bear and Jane Hall conducted the survey of 210 journalists from the United States and other countries, who completed the anonymous, online questionnaire in September and October 2004.
www.indexonline.org /en/indexindex/articles/2005/1/united-states-us-media-self-censored-coverag.shtml   (391 words)

 CPANDA: Biennial Media Consumption Survey 1998 [United States]
Respondents were asked questions concerning their use of newspapers, television news, radio news, and news magazines, including specific programs and publications.
Respondents were also asked a series of questions about the role of the news in their lives and their level of interest in different types of news.
Unique to the 1998 survey is a question that asked respondents to describe in a single word or phrase their impression of either the national or local news media.
www.cpanda.org /data/a00073/a00073.html   (370 words)

 Newswire - United States - CvilleIndymedia - Charlottesville Independent Media & News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
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united states / civil and human rights : legal / justice : politics : actions : neighborhoods / opinion/analysis
Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere.
cvilleindymedia.org /newswire.php?region=unitedstates   (624 words)

 Media in the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
In the United States, there are several types of media outlets.
For example, you could wake up in the morning and read the USA Today and the New York Times to get the national news or you could read the Toledo Blade to get more local news and weather.
As you can see, media plays a large part in the lives of North Americans.
www.media.uio.no /studier/iss2003/usa2/USAlink1.html   (266 words)

In democracies, news organizations are often expected to aim for objectivity: Reporters try to cover all sides of an issue and eliminate bias, as compared to commentators or analysts, who provide opinion or personal point-of-view.
In the United Kingdom, limits are set by the government agency Ofcom, the Office of Communications.
Both newspapers and broadcast news programs in the United States are generally expected to remain neutral and avoid bias except for clearly indicated editorial articles or segments.
articles.gourt.com /en/News   (422 words)

 Media in the United States: Industry Research Report
Media in the United States: Industry Research Report
Datamonitor's Media in the United States industry profile is an essential resource for top-level data and analysis covering the media industry.
It includes detailed data on market size and segmentation, plus textual analysis of the key trends and competitive landscape, demographic information, and descriptions of the leading companies.
www.mindbranch.com /Media-United-States-R313-20399   (417 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Handbook on Mass Media in the United States: The Industry and Its Audiences   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
Surveys the history, organization, role, major issues, and future outlook for different sectors in mass media and for their various audiences in the United States.
Following a brief introductory overview, experts offer broad perspectives through analyses of the advertising, book, cable, film, magazine, newspaper, public relations, radio, recording, and television industries and present views about their audiences of minorities, women, children, the disabled, religious groups, and sports enthusiasts.
Bibliographies of readings and of regular sources of information throughout the book add to the importance of this handbook for college, university, institutional and public libraries.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0313278113   (326 words)

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