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Directory : General Issues :: Communication and Media


Burns, Hayley (2000) 'Moral Panics' [link added 08/12/2000]

Chandler, Daniel (1995) 'Semiotics for Beginners' [link added 08/12/1999]

Chandler, Daniel (1994) 'Transmission Model of Communication' [link added 08/12/2000]

Chandler, Daniel (1995) 'Processes of Mediation' [link added 08/12/1999]

Chandler, Daniel (1995) 'Texts and the Construction of Meaning' [link added 08/12/1999]

Chandler, Daniel (1995) 'Technological Determinism' [link added 08/12/1999]

Chandler, Daniel (1995) 'Marxist Approaches to the Mass Media' [link added 08/12/1999]

Dillman, Richard W (nd) 'A Study Tour of Communication' [link added 20/11/1998]

Doyle, Terrence (nd) 'Public Speaking as a Communication Process' [link added 12/03/1999]

Dwyer, Michael (nd) 'Lines of Communication' Media and Communication Studies (Radio Programme Scripts and RealAudio versions, ABC Radio National/Open Learning Australia' Series Producer, ) [link added 06/07/1999]

Foner, Lenny (1997) 'Community, Interactivity, Anonymity, and Media Theory' [link added 08/12/1999]

Greek, Cecil (1996) 'Media and Reality' [link added 25/04/2000]

Jowett, Garth S and Victoria O Donnell (1992) 'Propaganda and Persuasion (Chapter 4)' [link added 28/03/2002]

McMillan, Bill (nd) 'Characteristics of the Medium' [link added 20/10/1997]

O Regan, Tom (1995) 'The Politics of Meaning' (Continuum) [link added 08/12/1999]

Reynolds, Karen (1997) 'What is the Transmission Model of Interpersonal Communication and What is Wrong with it?' [link added 01/05/2003]

Sands, Lesley (2000) 'Moral Panics' [link added 08/12/2002]

Skjerdal, Terje (1999) 'Siebert's Four Theories of the Press: A Critique' [link added 06/07/1999]

Underwood, Mick (nd) 'Criticism of Transmission Models of Communication' [link added 12/03/1999]

Wood, Matthew (1997) 'Moral Panics' [link added 08/12/2002]

Other Links

Crime and the Mass Media

American Communication Association

ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English and Communication

Rhetorical Resources: Ed Lamoureux

Mind, Culture, and Activity Homepage

MediaMOO (

Communication Links: John December

Bibliography of Communication (Columbia University)

Theorist cards

Social Science: Communications (Yahoo Search)

Selected Readings in Communication Theory

Key Phrases in Media and Communication Studies

Communication, Cultural and Media Studies Infobase: Mick Underwood

Recommended Reading

Carey, James W (1989) : Communication as Culture. Boston, MA: Unwin Hyman

Curran, James & Jean Seaton (1997) : Power Without Responsibility. London: Routledge

Curran, James & Michael Gurevitch (Eds.) (1996) : Mass Media and Society. London: Routledge

McLuhan, Marshall & Quentin Fiore (1967) : The Medium is the Massage. New York: Bantam

McQuail, Dennis (1994) : Mass Communication Theory. Newbury Park, CA: Sage

OxXXxSullivan, Tim, Brian Dutton & Philip Rayner (1994) : Studying the Media. London: Edward Arnold

Reeves, Byron & Clifford Nass (1998) : The Media Equation: How People Treat Computers, Television and New Media Like Real People and Places. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Stevenson, Nick (1995) : Understanding Media Cultures: Social Theory and Mass Communication. London: