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This volume explains gatekeeping - the process of selection by which the billions of messages available in the world each day are transformed into the merely hundreds of messages that might then reach a given person. This concise yet comprehensive volume explores the historical development and importance of the concept within the scholarly framework.
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Pamela Shoemaker (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1982) is the John Ben Snow Professor, an endowed research chair at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She is the author of Gatekeeping (Sage, 1991) and Mediating the Message: Theories of Influences on Mass Media Content (with Stephen D. Reese, Longman Publishers, 1996). As an internationally known scholar, Pamela is a past president (1995-1996) of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (AEJMC) and serves or has served on the editorial boards of many major journals in the mass communications field.
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Book Description SAGE Publications, Inc, 1991. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110803944373