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Policy Interventions

C. Edwin Baker

in The Changing Portrayal of Adolescents in the Media Since 1950

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195342956
eISBN:
9780199894284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342956.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter considers legal and other policy approaches to limit youth exposure to harmful media content. A wide range of arguments against censorship of problematic content is reviewed. In ... More


Mass Society, Participation, and the Mass Media

HAROLD L. WILENSKY

in Rich Democracies: Political Economy, Public Policy, and Performance

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520231764
eISBN:
9780520928336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231764.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter examines the relationship between mass society, social participation and the mass media. It reviews research on social participation in the U.S. and the very limited cross-national data ... More


Aspects and Scope of Media Pluralism

Kari Karppinen

in Rethinking Media Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823245123
eISBN:
9780823268979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245123.003.0004
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter deals with some of the main lines of argument in the contemporary debates concerning pluralism and diversity. It begins by distinguishing between media pluralism and media diversity, the ... More


Media and Sex

Patti M. Valkenburg and Jessica Taylor Piotrowski

in Plugged In: How Media Attract and Affect Youth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300218879
eISBN:
9780300228090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218879.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the research into the effects of sex and porn on adolescents' sexual beliefs, sexual attitudes, and sexual behavior. More than any other media format, the Internet has brought ... More


The People's News: Media, Politics, and the Demands of Capitalism

Joseph E. Uscinski

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760338
eISBN:
9780814762868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760338.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In an ideal world, journalists act selflessly and in the public interest regardless of the financial consequences. However, in reality, news outlets no longer provide the most important and ... More


Fixed Flow: Undersea Cables as Media Infrastructure

Nicole Starosielski

in Signal Traffic: Critical Studies of Media Infrastructures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039362
eISBN:
9780252097416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039362.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between media content and the capacity of hard infrastructure, offering a framework for understanding how particular technologies, social practices, and natural ... More


Media Malaise and the Decline of Legitimacy: Any Room for Good News?

Peter Van Aelst

in Myth and Reality of the Legitimacy Crisis: Explaining Trends and Cross-National Differences in Established Democracies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198793717
eISBN:
9780191835520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793717.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter analyzes media malaise theories and their consequences for legitimacy. These theories argue that the increasing availability of information through new and old media and increasingly ... More


TV Debates in Media Contexts: How and When Do TV Debates Have an Effect on Learning Processes?

Aiko Wagner and Elena Werner

in Voters and Voting in Context: Multiple Contexts and the Heterogeneous German Electorate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198792130
eISBN:
9780191834295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792130.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the effect of TV debates on political knowledge conditioned by the media context. We argue that TV debates take place in a wider media context and the extent of citizens’ ... More


Conclusion: Next Steps for Media Studies

Emma González-Lesser and Matthew W. Hughey

in Racialized Media: The Design, Delivery, and Decoding of Race and Ethnicity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479811076
eISBN:
9781479807826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811076.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Stuart Hall’s influence on studies of the media continue to have ripple effects through a variety of disciplines. The history of media studies ranges from the “hypodermic needle” model assuming ... More


Radio in the (i)Home: Changing Experiences of Domestic Audio Technologies in Britain

Jo Tacchi

in Radio Fields: Anthropology and Wireless Sound in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814771679
eISBN:
9780814769935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814771679.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the relations between the nature of mediated sound and social experience, with particular emphasis on how the digital extension of radio sound organizes the affective management ... More


Conclusion

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Japanese Cinema in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835941
eISBN:
9780824871574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835941.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book has examined the shift in Japanese cinematic modes from the film studio era to the post-studio era, with particular emphasis on their relation to recent developments in digital technology ... More


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