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"Art:21"--Another PBS Masterpiece
Category: Mass Media Published: September 2005
Sixteen artists reveal their personal visions, inspiration, and technique in public television's only series dedicated exclusively to contemporary art and the people who create it.
 
"Let Them Eat Cake!"
Category: Mass Media Published: September 2006
A new PBS documentary examines the many myths surrounding Marie Antoinette, the last queen of France, who met her end on the blade of the guillotine.
 
A Cuppy-ful of Laughter--and Sorrow Wes D. Gehring
Category: Mass Media Published: September 2011
Author of The Decline and Fall of Practically Everybody and other darkly comic works, humorist Will Cuppy ultimately took his own life, but not before delighting readers with his biting and, at time, nihilistic wit.
 
A Revitalized FCC Is Broadband Bound Raymond L. Fischer
Category: Mass Media Published: November 2009
In the near future, broadband will be comparable to what electricity, telephones, and interstate highways were to previous generations.
 
Accentuating the Negative Ruth Ann Weaver Lariscy , Spencer F. Tinkham
Category: Mass Media Published: May 2004
". . . Studies demonstrate that, as time passes, the source of a negative [political advertisement] decays, but its content remains and becomes even more powerful."
 
America's International Image Problem Melvin L. Sharpe
Category: Mass Media Published: July 2002
It is up to Washington, the news media, the movie and television industries, and all Americans traveling abroad to promote American values.
 
An Iconography of Contagion Mike Sappol
Category: Mass Media Published: January 2010
"In a world increasingly saturated with the images of mass media, health campaigners were inspired to present new figures of contagion, and recycle old ones, using modernist aesthetics, graphic maniuplations, humor, dramatic lighting, etc."
 
An Uninspired Press Translates into an Uninformed Electorate Paul Waldman
Category: Mass Media Published: November 2005
Today's "most popular news source . . . is the festering sewer of fear mongering, cheap pathos, and mindless trivia that we call local television news."
 
Analyzing Those Movies within Movies Wes D. Gehring
Category: Mass Media Published: November 2010
". . . Although critics sometimes are accused of 'reading' too much into a film, there often is a great deal hidden in plain sight."
 
Are Male Viewers Distracted by Provocatively-Dressed Newswomen?
News View Category: Mass Media Published: April 2011
 
Blacklist Beauties Worth Savoring Wes D. Gehring
Category: Mass Media Published: May 2012
The beauty of "High Noon" and "Kiss Me Deadly," as in all art that taps into universal truths, is that the viewer could miss every metaphorical McCarthy-era Cold War subtext and still savor the films on a purely mind candy entertainment level.
 
Cable and the Candidates Raymond L. Fischer
Category: Mass Media Published: November 2008
One reason this proved to be the most exciting presidential campaign in memory was the extensive coverage provided by the cable television networks.
 
Columbine Coverage Shook the Nation
News View Category: Mass Media Published: August 2003
 
Cynical Media Is Not Playing Fair Brit Hume
Category: Mass Media Published: January 2004
". . . When it comes to the exercise of American power in the world, particularly military power, thre seems to be a suspicion among those in the media--indeed, a suspicion bordering on a presumption--of illigetimacy, incompetence, and ineffectiveness."
 
Debunking the Left-Leaning Press Fred Barnes
Category: Mass Media Published: November 2006
When it comes to the journalistic standards of fairness and balance, the ultraliberal mainstream media is left wanting.
 
Divvying Up the Spectrum Raymond L. Fischer
Category: Mass Media Published: January 2015
The Incentive Auctions will promote economic growth and improve the U.S.'s global competitiveness with increased speed, capacity, and ubiquity of mobile broadband services. They also will benefit by accelerating the smartphone- and tablet-led revolution.
 
Everybody Loves Lou (and Coop, Too) Wes D. Gehring
Category: Mass Media Published: September 2010
"The Pride of the Yankees," with populist prototype Gary Cooper playing Lou Gehrig, the iconic Iron Horse, still has the ability to make grown men cry.
 
Feeding the Vampire Phenomenon
News View Category: Mass Media Published: August 2010
 
Getting Real with Reality TV Cynthia M. Frisby
Category: Mass Media Published: September 2004
While viewers realize they are not the Next Top Model, American Idol, or All American Girl, they do enjoy the fact that, through a vicarious social comparison process, they can fall in love, win $1,000,000, or get the office snitch fired.
 
How Big Brother Got Bigger Raymond L. Fischer
Category: Mass Media Published: March 2014
Using digital technology, the 2012 Obama campaign acquired unprecedented access to voter information from which it gained insight into the political climate of the electorate.
 
Hypersexualized Women Say Come Hither
News View Category: Mass Media Published: December 2011
 
Indecent Exposure Raymond L. Fischer
Category: Mass Media Published: May 2006
Congress, the FCC, cable TV, and satellite radio look to be headed for a big showdown as indecency is among the top issues on the agenda of the new Federal Communications Commission chairman.
 
It All "Ads" Up: TV Commercials of the Future Raymond L. Fischer
Category: Mass Media Published: November 2003
"With pressure from [digital video recorders], advertisers and ad agencies searching for something to replace the 30-second commercial are utilizing placement with a vengeance, especially in game, reality, and lifestyle programs."
 
Journalism's High-Tech Revolution Ann Compton
Category: Mass Media Published: November 2004
"Since the day I first walked up the [White House] driveway as a novice ABC News correspondent in December, 1974, a technological boom has made news faster and more accessible than ever before." by Ann Compton
 
Medicine in the Media: Communicating Health Information to the Public Laura Carter
Category: Mass Media Published: September 2002
"While the media can be overzealous, more often than not they do a good job of translating medical information, presenting a balanced view, and providing people with news they can use."
 
Military Operations, the Media, and the Public's Right to Know Robert S. Pritchard
Category: Mass Media Published: March 2002
". . . Military public affairs efforts are the result of decades of attempts at meeting the media's--and hence the public's--need for information, balanced against the government's ability to protect its people and operational plans."
 
More Consolidation Is Order of the Day
News View Category: Mass Media Published: April 2003
 
On Being an American Journalist Steve Bell
Category: Mass Media Published: July 2002
"Should journalists report negative stories about the U.S. military and government if the information is accurate?"
 
Perfect Mom Image Impossible to Attain
News View Category: Mass Media Published: April 2004
 
Reality Shows to the Networks' Rescue Dom Caristi
Category: Mass Media Published: July 2001
They are relatively inexpensive to produce, usually generate large audiences, and engender great amounts of free publicity on other programs.
 
Reality TV Begets "Promiscuous Friending"
News View Category: Mass Media Published: August 2008
 
Reclaiming Public Broadcasting Jerold M. Starr
Category: Mass Media Published: May 2002
What is needed is a totally different structure--an independently funded Public Broadcast Trust to provide the financial security required for journalistic integrity.
 
Sexy Ads Target Young Adults Tom Reichert
Category: Mass Media Published: May 2001
"In a sense, sexually provocative advertising serves to teach young adults that sex is a prize and that they need only to behave in certain ways to be rewarded."
 
Spinning Disney's World Charles Ridgway
Category: Mass Media Published: July 2008
The memories of a Magic Kingdom press agent bring to life the halcyon days of promoting Walt Disney's theme parks in California and Florida.
 
That Should "Cover" It Francoise Mouly
Category: Mass Media Published: November 2005
Cover art of The New Yorker entails "pictures that change the way a person sees the world, making visible concepts so fundamental that the viewer cannot remember how he or she thought before seeing them."
 
The (Liberal) Beat Goes On Richard E. Vatz
Category: Mass Media Published: May 2009
"Over the . . . last two decades, there may be no more salient disagreement between liberals and conservatives than over the issue of media bias."
 
The Amazing Race Is On Raymond L. Fischer
Category: Mass Media Published: May 2007
The default of ethics, failure of old-style politics, & contemptuous boldness & disrespect that congressmen, lobbyists & other influence peddlers have shown in recent years have incited the public to demand changes in way politicians raise $ & use media..
 
The Art of Infectious Disease Mary Elizabeth Wilson
Category: Mass Media Published: January 2010
It is revealing that the posters about venereal disease from the 1940s depict the woman as the villain--the source of infection for the 'clean' man. The message portrayed was that wily females were suspect, deceptive, and dangerous. . . .
 
The Collapse of Fair-Minded Journalism Michael Goodwin
Category: Mass Media Published: September 2017
Pres. Trump is savaged like no other chief exec in memory. We are witnessing the total collapse of journalistic standards, with fairness and balance tossed overboard. Every story is an opinion masquerading as news, and every opinion runs against Trump.
 
The Darker the Merrier Wes D. Gehring
Category: Mass Media Published: March 2012
Dexter is a serial killer in a cable television program that evokes the best elements of cinima's persistent pursuit of black comedy.
 
The Fairness Doctrine Was Anything but Nat Hentoff
Category: Mass Media Published: September 2015
"…James Madison did not have bifurcation of free speech in mind when he submitted his draft of the First Amendment."
 
The Media's Indecency Dilemma Raymond L. Fischer
Category: Mass Media Published: January 2005
Can public outrage, Congressional hearings, and larger FCC fines stem the tide of "indecency" flooding the airwaves?
 
The Nature of Things at PBS Fred Kaufman
Category: Mass Media Published: March 2005
"Our mission . . . is to make films that allow the armchair explorer to roam the wilderness while learning about the most fascinating species on the planet."
 
The Pentagon Is Fighting--and Winning--the Public Relations War Robert S. Pritchard
Category: Mass Media Published: July 2003
"Through the up-close-and-personal view of America's fighting men and women provided by embedded correspondents [in Iraq], the credibility of the individual soldier, sailor, airman, Marine, and Coast Guardsman has dramatically improved."
 
The Politics of Political Films Wes D. Gehring
Category: Mass Media Published: September 2008
As Mark Twain once observed, "It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress."
 
The Race Is On Raymond L. Fischer
Category: Mass Media Published: November 2011
When the Supreme Court overturned a long-term trend to limit political spending of corporations and unions, it set the stage for a lively and lucrative 2012 presidential campaign.
 
The Role of the Citizen Journalist
News View Category: Mass Media Published: December 2016
 
The Search for Objectivity in Journalism Howard A. Myrick
Category: Mass Media Published: November 2002
". . . Ultimately, reporting is the product of the sum total of all of [journalists'] prior experiences, socialization, beliefs, and indoctrination--in brief, their culture, augmented by race, ethnicity, sex, and myriad other intervening variables."
 
The Shadow of 1957 Wes D. Gehring
Category: Mass Media Published: January 2017
"Today, every year seems life 1957, except now the warning often appears to apply more to political products. Satire can be a savior here, but it would help if the human herd seemingly did not so need this empty prattle."
 
They Don't Make War Films Like They Used To Michael Medved
Category: Mass Media Published: September 2005
"Why has Hollywood decided to make movies that characterize the military as unrepresentative and twisted, the U.S. as a malignant force in the world, and all wars as pointless?"
 
Trepidation About Trump in Europe
News View Category: Mass Media Published: April 2017
 
TV in the Third Dimension Raymond L. Fischer
Category: Mass Media Published: January 2011
Stereoscopic 3D marks the next big event in television's development.
 
Video Violence Desensitizes Brain
News View Category: Mass Media Published: April 2006
 
Viewing Models Inspires Young Women
News View Category: Mass Media Published: August 2011
 
Violent Video Games Spur Child Aggression
News View Category: Mass Media Published: December 2014
 
Warning: Advertising May Be Hazardous to Your Health Roy F. Fox
Category: Mass Media Published: November 2001
Ads pose a threat to physical, emotional, social, and cultural well-being.
 
Ways to Rescue "Watchdog" Media
News View Category: Mass Media Published: December 2009
 
What Lies Ahead for the Federal Communications Commission? Raymond L. Fischer
Category: Mass Media Published: January 2002
Under Chairman Michael Powell, the FCC will be pushing a conservative agenda concerning regulation and deregulation in telecommunications.
 
What's Holding Up High-Definition TV? Raymond L. Fischer
Category: Mass Media Published: January 2003
Three problems: stations unable to afford new equipment have resorted to less-expensive resolution; disagreements on protecting digital contents appear headed for Congressional action; opponents of mandating digital TV tuners threatening to go to court.
 
Whatever Happened to the Family Film? Philip F. Anschutz
Category: Mass Media Published: July 2006
Hollywood today mistakenly believes that, to be successful, movies must be hip, edgy, shocking, and rife with sex, foul language, violence, and bad taste.
 
Why Do Hollywood and TV Keep Showing Us Violence? Cheri W. Sparks , Glenn G. Sparks
Category: Mass Media Published: January 2001
"Just as a number of those who love pizza turn away in disgust if it has anchovies, plenty of people who love movies and TV shows turn away at the prospect of media entertainment filled with explicit violence."
 
Women and Minorities in News Are Decreasing
News View Category: Mass Media Published: December 2002