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# Author, Title
1Abbot, Jeanne. Exemption 6: Privacy Under the Freedom of Information Act.
2Abilene Downtown Association--Research.
3Agarwala, Amar N. Universities as Disseminators of Management Techniques in Less-Developed Countries.
This paper examines the role of Universities in the process of transference of management techniques on a nation-to-nation basis from the United States of America to less-developed countries.
4Aipperspach, Mac R. Instructional Radio: An Effective Alternative to ITV.
A paper which shows how educational radio began, its drawbacks, present-day instructional radio, and furture possibilities of using the medium of radio for academic credit. 1980.
5Aipperspach, Ruth G. A Survey of Propaganda in China Since World War II.
A general discussion paper which tries to determine how extensively propaganda was used through persuasive communications such as radio, newspapers, tabloids, ballet and films by the Chinese Communist Party in an attempt to indoctrinate masses into mobilization; problems encountered, and the conflict between various members of the party and with Mao himself. 1980.
6Air Force--Military Compensation.
7Akutsu, Y. The Federal Communications Commission.
8Albrecht, Horst. Who Says What in Which Channel to Whom with What Effect?
9American Advertising Federation Annual Report--1981-1982.
10Ardoin, Birthney. The Teaching of Ethics in Advertising Curricula: An Analysis of ACEJMC Accredited and Non-Accredited Programs and Programs in Business Administration.
11Aronson, Elliot. The Effect of Severity of Initiation on Liking for a Group.
An article that verifies an hypothesis that those people who undergo an unpleasant initiation perceived the group as being more attractive than the subjects who underwent a mild initiation or no initiation at all. 1959.
12Ascroft, R. Keith. Definitions and Measures of Concentration and Consensus.
This report features data gathered in Phase II of the Diffusion Project conducted by Michigan State University in Eastern Nigeria, designed to gather data from a large sample of villagers. This report showed the correlation between a number of socio-psychological, demographic and cultural variables and five dependent variables: (a) agricultural innovativeness; (b) agriculutural innovation awareness and knowledge; (c) adoption of health practices; (d) knowledge of health practices; and (e) opinion leadership. Implications of research findings are given for change agents. 1969.
13Atwood, L. Erwin, & Lin, N. Cankao Xiaoxi: News for China's Cadre.
Cankao Xiaoxi is a news publication for the Chinese government officials that gives almost verbatim translations of selected news and commentary from abroad to the Chinese officials. 1982.
14Babbili, Anantha Sudhaker. The Problem of International Discourse: Search for Cultural Moral and Ethical Imperatives.
15Bain, Chic. Newspaper Design and Newspaper Readership: A Series of Four Experiments.
16Baird, John W. Orientations to Organizational Communication.
17Baldwin, Thomas F., & Greenburg, Bradley S. A Comparison of Public and Community Leader Attitudes toward Local TV Programming Needs.
The first phase of a long-range study which attempts to assess the function of the community leader and to determine the relationship between his attitudes and those of a general sample of TV viewers. 1968.
18Beasley, Maurine H. The Muckrakers and Lynching: A Case Study in Racial Thinking.
19Bebermeyer, James P., & Rogers, Everett M. Mass Media and Interpersonal Communication in National Development.
This paper focuses on a small but growing body of research literature concerning the instrumental use of mass media, with and without interpersonal articulation, in development work in emerging nations. 1966.
20Beltran, Sr., Luis Ramiro. The Transfer of Technology to Developing Countries.
21Bender, Kathy A. Mass Communication in Crisis: A Case Study.
A study which investigates the effects of sudden natural disaster upon the mass communication system operating withing the disaster area, and suggests potential implications for these effects as they might apply to the broader spectrum of crisis communication as it relates to mass media. 1976.
22Bensman, Marvin R. Audio Cassettes, Memphis State University.
23Berelson, Bernard. The State of Communication Research.
24Berelson, Bernard, & Freedman, Ronald. A Study in Fertility Control.
25Berleson, Bernard. In the Presence of Culture.
26Berlo, David K. (Editor). Mass Communication and the Development of Nations.
Six essays by international development scholars which report results of researching the basic question: Does mass communication, particularly the public media, play a role in the development process in third-world countries? 1968.
27Berlo, David K., Lemert, James B., & Mertz, Robert J. Dimensions for Evaluating the Acceptability of Message Sources.
28Berlyne. "Art and Humor".
29Bettinghaus, Erwin P. Structure and Argument.
39Bibliographies--Mass Communication.
38Bibliography on Culture Change.
30Birkhead, Douglas, & Carey, James W. Journalism Education and the Structure of the American University.
31Bishop, Robert L, & Hansen, Judy. Content of Taiwan's English and Chinese Press.
A study which attempts to test two basic assumptions: first, that Taiwan's press comes under direct and indirect control of the government; and second, such controls should be more apparent in the Chinese language press. 1981.
32Bovee, Warren G. Horace Greeley and the Newspaper Forum Function: A New Source for the Social Responsibility Theory.
33Bowes, John E. An Overview of Community Antenna Television.
34Buchholz, Michael. Editorial Control in the Texas Revolutionary Press.
35Burd, Gene. Urban Journalism and Participant-Observer Research: The Qualitative Legacy of Chicago Sociologists.
35Burke, Barbara. Shakespeare and Soap Opera: A Study of Radio Drama.
37Burke, Richard C. Comparative Broadcasting Systems.

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