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Theories of mass communication

Melvin Lawrence De Fleur

Theories of mass communication

by Melvin Lawrence De Fleur

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Published by D. McKay Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mass media -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMelvin L. De Fleur, Sandra Ball-Rokeach.
    ContributionsBall-Rokeach, Sandra, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM258 .D35 1975
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 288 p. :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4927643M
    ISBN 10067930293X
    LC Control Number76354167

    Communication Theories for Everyday Life. By John R. Baldwin, Stephen D. Perry, and Mary Anne Moffitt. Boston: Pearson/Allyn and Bacon, Milestones in Mass Communication Research Media Effects. 3rd ed. White Plains, N.Y.: Longman USA, Print. Mass Communications: A Book of Readings Selected and Edited by the Director. Introduction to Mass Communication Page 9 Non-verbal messages are those communicated through our behaviour, movements, actions, clothes, style of conversation, pitch of the sound etc. What is fundamental in message construction is the agreement between .

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    3-THEORIES OF MASS COMMUNICATION Introduction Theories of Mass Communication Authoritarian theory Libertarian theory Social Responsibility Soviet Media Development Communication Democratization Theory Summary Exercises and Questions Further ReadingFile Size: KB. In this chapter we will be discussing theories of mass communication. The Three we have chosen to highlight are The Cultivation Theory, The Spiral of Silence Theory and the Hypodermic Needle Theory.


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