Sunday, October 15, 2006

ten references

References (Book)
1. Croteau David, & Hoynes William (2003). Media Society. (3rd ed.). California: Pine Forge.
This book offer a broader framework for understanding the relationship between media and society. It also uses a sociological approach that examines relationship between the various components of the media process— the industry, audiences and technology.
2. Dominick Joseph R. (2002). The Dynamics of Mass Communication. (7th ed.) New York: McGraw-Hill.
This book focuses on aspects of the media— history, organization, ownership, economics, and feedback. There is a section on the impact of the digital age in each media chapter
3. DeFleur Melvin L., & Dennis Everette E. (2002). Understanding Mass Communication. (7th ed.) Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
This book help us know how mass media have come to be organized. It discusses effect that the flow of information from media to audiences has on us. Media not only influences on our thoughts and behavior as individuals but modify our culture and society.

4. Downing John D.H. (2004). Media Studies. California: Sage.
The book offers a comprehensive review within five interconnected areas: humanistic and social scientific approaches; global and comparative perspectives; the relation of media to economy and power; media users; and elements in the media mosaic ranging from media ethics to advertising.

5. Biagi Shirley (2005). Media/Impact. California: Thomson Wadsworth.
The book points out intersection of media, business, technology, and social factors to give a compelling picture of mass media’s changing landscape to us.

References (Internet)
6. Wood W., & Wong FY, & Chachere JG. Effects of media violence on viewers'
aggression in unconstrained social interaction. Retrieved:

This article provides a review of the experimental effects of media violence on viewers' aggression in unstructured social interaction. In the reviewed experiments, children or adolescents were exposed to violent or control presentations and their post exposure behavior was coded for aggression during spontaneous social interaction.

7. McChesney Robert W. (2004). The Problem Of The Media. Retrieved:

The article discusses the power of media, and the entire article is an exercise in establishing the importance of media in our lives. In this article the author highlight the core problems of the U.S. media system —inadequate journalism and hyper-commercialism

8. Huston Aletha C., & Wartella Ellen, & Donnerstein Edward Measuring the Effects of Sexual Content in the Media: A Report to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved:

The purposes of this report are to review the relations of entertainment media to sexual development during childhood and adolescence

9. Hoagwood Kimberly, & Erwin Holly D. Effectiveness of School-Based Mental Health Services for Children: A 10-Year Research Review. Retrieved:

Focuses on the research literature published since 1990 regarding the impact of media on the cognition and behavior of children and adolescents. It shows effect of prevalence of sex and violence in rock music and music videos on children and adolescents; Influence of advertising on children and adolescents.

10 Story Mary, & French Simone Food Advertising and Marketing Directed at Children and Adolescents in the US. Retrieved:

In recent years, the food and beverage industry in the US has viewed children and adolescents as a major market force. This article examine the food advertising and marketing channels used to target children and adolescents in the US, and the impact of food advertising on eating behavior.


At 8:50 AM, Blogger Research Writing said...

Way to go, Richard! Keep up the good work!



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