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AS3217 U.S. Media & Public Policy
Semester 2 2000-2001
A/P Ian Gordon
Ph. 874 4694

Lecture 9
Trying to Control the Media

Joseph Turow, Media Today: An Introduction to Mass Communication (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999). Chapters Twenty and Twenty-One. RBR Holdings

Thomas Doherty, Teenagers and Teenpics: the Juvenilization of American movies in the 1950s (Boston: Unwin Hyman, 1988), Chapter Five. NUS Library Holdings
Lewis Lapham, "Notebook: Goliath," Harper's, 300 (March 2000): pp.12-16.
Amy Kiste Nyberg, "Comic Book Censorship in the United States," in John A. Lent, editor, Pulp Demons: International Dimensions of the Postwar Anti-Comics Campaign (London: Associated University Presses, 1999). NUS Library Holdings Neil Postman,  Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business (New York: Penguin Books, 1986). NUS Library Holdings
"The Searchable Soul: Privacy in the Age of Information Technology," Harper's, 300 (January 2000): pp. 57-68.

Mark Boal, "Overdoing IT," Brill's Content (March 8, 2001): http://www.brillscontent.com/2001apr/features/it.shtml
Maggie Cutler, "Whodunit--the Media?" The Nation (March 26, 2001): 18-20, Web version
MTV Censors Madonna: http://www.smh.com.au/news/0103/21/update/news08.html

The Annenberg Public Policy Center
Center for Media Education
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting

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