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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Clifford G. Christians  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction


-- Clifford G. Christians on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Christians works at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Biographical and Professional Information

Clifford G. Christians is research professor of communications and the director of the Institute of Communications Research at U of I in Champaign.

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Normative theories of the media :
ISBN: 0252076184. OCLC Number: 733775547

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"In this book, five scholars of media and communication take on the task of explicating the role of journalism in democratic societies. Using Fred S. Siebert, Theodore Peterson, and Wilbur Schramm's classic Four Theories of the Press as their point of departure, the authors explore the philosophical underpinnings and the political realities that inform a normative approach to questions about the relationship between journalism and democracy, investigating not just what journalism is but what it ought to be"--Publisher's description.