Television as an Instrument of Terror

Television as an Instrument of Terror

by Arthur Asa Berger
     
 

This volume explores the vast and endlessly growing subject of popular culture, mass culture, the public arts, and mass-mediated culture. They cover such varied forms of mass communication as television, the comics, advertising, humor, and fads, foods, and artifacts. Some of the essays have been published in such periodicals as Society magazine. Berger, widely

Overview

This volume explores the vast and endlessly growing subject of popular culture, mass culture, the public arts, and mass-mediated culture. They cover such varied forms of mass communication as television, the comics, advertising, humor, and fads, foods, and artifacts. Some of the essays have been published in such periodicals as Society magazine. Berger, widely recognized as a leading scholar in the field, continues to shape the thinking of today's scholars.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878557080
Publisher:
Transaction Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/1979
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Meet the Author

Arthur Asa Berger is professor emeritus of broadcast and electronic communication arts at San Francisco State University. He is the author of numerous articles, book reviews, and books on media, popular culture, humor, and tourism, and he is the series editor of Transaction’s Communication and Mass Culture and Humor series.

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