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Radio, Morality, and Culture Britain, Canada, and the United States, 19191945 examines the moral controversies surrounding radios development during its formative years In comparing the fledgling medium in Great Britain, Canada, and the United States, Robert S Fortner documents how the church failed to participate in radios moral development and instead engaged in internecine warfare over issues of legitimacy and orthodoxy.The church was arguing about theological turf and dealing with internal disputes while radio policy was being developed and communications history was being written Fortner reveals how the church, doomed to play little than a bit part in the future of radio, eventually lost its voice altogether in the continuing development of electronic media Fortner effectively synthesizes cultural history and theory, communication studies, and the role religious organizations played in shaping the content and character of early radio Geared to scholars of history, communications, and theology, Radio, Morality, and Culture provides a useful resource for research, scholarship, and public policy....

Title : Radio, Morality, Culture: Britain, Canada, and the United States, 1919-1945
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ISBN : 0809326647
Format Type : Hardcover
Language : English
Publisher : Southern Illinois University Press 1st edition October 25, 2005
Number of Pages : 264 pages
File Size : 582 KB
Status : Available For Download
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