Pages: 370Book format: B5Year of Publication: 2010Publication date: 10.01.2011
Focusing mainly on the development of newspapers, film, radio, television, and the Internet in the United States and Western Europe, Media and Society in the Twentieth Century fills a critical need for students and scholars by offering a historical introduction to the mass media in our time.
Provides an up-to-date, readable, and informative survey of the history of mass media in the twentieth century.
Offers a historical and comparative perspective to emphasize the importance of contemporary media and to explain why particular media systems exist.
Focuses on the development of newspapers, film, radio, and television for purposes of entertainment, information, and persuasion.
Explores recent media developments, including the Internet and globalization, from a historical perspective.