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People, society and mass communications

Lewis Anthony Dexter

People, society and mass communications

by Lewis Anthony Dexter

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Published by Free Press .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Lewis Anthony Dexter and David Manning White.
ContributionsWhite, David Manning.
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Open LibraryOL21251246M

Societies have always needed effective and efficient means to transmit information. Mass communication is the outgrowth of this need. If you remember our definition of mass communication as the public transfer of messages through media or technology driven channels to a large number of recipients, you can easily identify the multiple forms of mass communication you rely on in your . Mass media refers to a diverse array of media technologies that reach a large audience via mass technologies through which this communication takes place include a variety of outlets. Broadcast media transmit information electronically via media such as films, radio, recorded music, or television. Digital media comprises both Internet and mobile mass communication.

A book that students find fun to read and instructors consider educationally valuable, Mass Communication: Living in a Media World provides the media literacy principles and critical thinking skills that students need to become self-aware media consumers. Known for his storytelling approach, bestselling author Ralph E. Hanson uses examples. Mass media and its influence on behaviour Ruben Enikolopov and Maria Petrova Mass media is the important source of information at the macro level in most of the countries. Informa-tion provided by mass media can affect a variety of outcomes ranging from results of the voting, to public policies, to ethnic violence, to teenage pregnancies.

The sociology of mass media examines the institutions, products, and audiences of broadcast, print, and, more recently, online media. Its origins can be traced back to traditions governing early. The history of mass communications is relatively short in the scope of world history. Although news-sheets appeared as early as B.C., most forms of communication reaching large numbers of people have developed only in the last years.


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Mass Communication and Society publishes articles related to mass communication theory, mass media research methods and mass media practices. Search in: Advanced search.

Submit an article book review Personal Relationships and Intimacy in the Age of Social Media. Darrah. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker.

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People People, society, and mass communications. [New York] Free Press of Glencoe []. The traditional subjects of mass communications research have been the mass media—newspapers, magazines, radio, etc. In Personal Influence, Katz and Lazarsfeld have presented in some detail the role of the individual as a communicator “and as a relay point in the network of mass communication” (p.

1). The volume is divided into two parts—first, a review of a large number of Cited by: 1. Mass communication is the communication of information from a person, small group of people, or an organization to a large group of heterogeneous and anonymous people.

Common communication. Book Description: Media, Society, Culture, and You is an approachable introductory Mass Communication text that covers major mass communication terms and concepts including "digital culture." It discusses various media platforms and how they are evolving as Information and Communication Technologies change.

This book has been peer-reviewed by 6 subject experts and. Mass communication is a term, which refers to the different methods used by individuals and institutions to disseminate information and distribute content to certain parts of the population at the same time through the mass media.

Mass communication, in fact, society and mass communications book the product of mass media entities. It incorporates different functions, among.

Mass media is communication that is to a large group, or groups, of people in a short time (Mass Media,p.1). This can be written, spoken or broadcast communication. Some of the most popular forms of mass media are newspapers, magazines, radio, advertisements, social media, television, Internet, and films/movies.

Because communication means it is the exchanging of information or news between two or more people. And since mass communication plays a big role in society, it affects our lifestyle. Just like the technology, it has a huge impact on the evolution of media.

Robert S. Fortner is Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication at the American University in Bulgaria. He is the author or editor of seven books and almost essays. Mark Fackler is Professor of Communication at Calvin College. He has written extensively on topics relating to communication and journalism ethics.

Mass communications is the transmission of information to large numbers of people through the mass media. Mass media includes newspapers, magazines, television, radio, film, websites, and any technology that allows for the dissemination of information to the public.

Within the mass media are channels or vehicles of mass communication. Overall the book does a great job with the history of mass communication and society.

It would work for any lower level course. However, the examples are fairly out of date and the instructor would have to present more recent and relevant examples in class. It became clear that people in modern societies communicated regularly and interpersonally with friends, neighbors, and relatives.

That process limited the influence of the media. In other words, these different interpretations of society at various points in history influenced thinking about the process and effects of mass communication. Browse the list of issues and latest articles from Mass Communication and Society.

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Register to receive personalised research and resources by email. Sign me up. Mass media refers to the technologies used as channels for a small group of people to communicate with a larger number of people.

The concept was first addressed during the Progressive Era of the s, as a response to new opportunities for elites to reach large audiences via the mass media of the time: newspapers, radio, andthe three forms of traditional mass media. of o results for Books: Politics & Social Sciences: Social Sciences: Communication & Media Studies Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People.

the relationship between mass media and communication with society is dialectical. Both influence each other. The nature and role of mass media is influenced by the society in which it is located.

At the same time the far r eaching influence of mass media on society. Network society is the expression coined in related to the social, political, economic and cultural changes caused by the spread of networked, digital information and communications technologies.

The intellectual origins of the idea can be traced back to the work of early social theorists such as Georg Simmel who analyzed the effect of modernization and industrial capitalism on complex. James Curran is Professor of Communications at Goldsmiths College, London.

He has published over 18 books, including Culture Wars: The Media and British Left (with Ivor Gaber and Julian Petley) (Edinburgh University Press, ), Power without Responsibility (with Jean Seaton), 6th edition (Routledge, ), Mass Media and Society (ed. with Michael Gurevitch), 4th edition (Arnold, ) /5(41).

In book: The Handbook of Media and Mass Communication Theory, pp. The Series in Communication Technology and Society is an integrated series centering on the social aspects of communication technology. Written by outstanding communications specialists, it is designed to provide a much-needed interdisciplinary approach to the study of this rapidly changing field.

The industrial nations of the world have become Information Societies.4/5(2).Introduction to Mass Communication Page 7 The basic foundation of human society is communication and it takes place at different levels – within oneself, between individuals, between individual and a group, between groups, between countries and so on.

Similarly, we use verbal and non-verbal forms of messages for communication. The Role of Mass Media in Society. More than one hundred years ago, John Dewey wrote in Democracy and Education that society is not only supported by various forms of communication but also enveloped in reiterated what philosophers and scholars had noted for centuries: small groups, larger communities and vast institutions — all the things that make up a society.