Media sociology

@article{Gitlin1978MediaS,
  title={Media sociology},
  author={Todd Gitlin},
  journal={Theory and Society},
  year={1978},
  volume={6},
  pages={205-253}
}
  • Todd Gitlin
  • Published 1 September 1978
  • Sociology
  • Theory and Society
It’s a journey: from media effects to dynamic systems
ABSTRACT This paper aims to demonstrate how an analytical paradigm shift from the General Linear Model (GLM) used in most communication processes and effects research to dynamic systems theory (DST,
Sourcing and Framing the 'War on Terror'. A Study of Attribution in Elite Newspaper Coverage.
The 'war on terror', described as the most important framing case of our time, is analysed in this study of elite newspaper coverage primarily in terms of the 'attribution of responsibility' for
Norsk medieforskning i sosiologiens første år
Da sosiologisk forskning ble etablert i Norge pa slutten av 1940-tallet var analyser av medier og massekommunikasjon et helt sentralt forskningsomrade i den nye amerikanske, empiriske sosiologien man
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The Many-Sided Franklin Ford and the History of a Post-Discipline
Building on recent works emphasizing the “post-disciplinary” status of communication research, this article explores the implications of this thesis for the history of communication studies. While
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