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Responsibility in mass communication

"As background he traces the historical development of the technics of communication from the invention of printing through the power press, telegraph, movies, radio, and television. He then discusses four major concepts of communication -- authoritarian, totalitarian, libertarian, and social responsibility."
Print Book, English, [1957]
Harper, New York, [1957]
xxiii, 391 pages 22 cm.
The thesis
I. The growth of mass communication : Its development
Its structure
Its social effects
II. The philosophy of mass communication : The four concepts of mass communication
III. Ethics in mass communication : Freedom
The right to know
Truth and fairness
Popular art
IV. Responsibility in mass communication : The government
The media
The public