Compelling Impacts of the Telephone, Literacy and Other Related Factors on the Development of Mass Communication Media


    The article explores the role which literacy, roads, public education, telephones and electrification play in the development of the mass media. It contends that these predictor variables or media stimulators are important in influencing mass media development, but that this influence is disproportionately exerted by telephones and levels of literacy. The… (More)


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