ACRL provides hypertext links to polls by major news organizations, private research companies, government agencies and international organizations. The scope is worldwide and the list of polls is extensive.
Maintained by the University of Salford (UK), this is one of the larger media studies programs in Britain.
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The website describes itself by saying: "The Communicators is C-SPAN's weekly series featuring a half-hour interview with the people who shape our digital future. The Communicators airs Saturdays on C-SPAN at 6:30pm (ET) and Monday on C-SPAN2 at 8am (ET) & 8pm (ET)." It is a way of following who is saying what about key issues in politics and the media.
A web portal to the key ideas of critical theory and theorists who have had a significant impact on the study of media in the postmodern age.
Explore over 7000 ads that appeared in American media from 1911 to 1955, a tour de force of ads as cultural icons of American consumerism in the early 20th century.
This online encyclopedia provides overview information on televison programming and personalities, especially for the earlier days of television. It can be a good source to browse for research topics and basic information, but users should remember that all encylopedias only provide sketchy information and should not be cited as sources in academic research.
This is Harvard University's online searchable site for articles related to public speaking to internal and external audiences, and the skills needed to address them.
The subtitle for this site promises access to "scholarly internet reseource collections" but not all sources located here will live up to the website's promise. Many are not scholarly. However, this is a searchable multidisciplinary portal to varied kinds of sources that can provide information for communication researchers.
Multiple websites that provide a wealth of information for those researchers interested in information science
Vetted for appropriateness for scholarly research by a group of California librarians, this website covers multiple areas in the social sciences, including media and film research topics.
Look to this website to explain the difference between libel and slander or a host of other media related legal topics. Check out their "Topics Page," "Model Briefs & Guides," and "Publications" pages from the left-hand menu as well.
As "part of Social Science Research Council's Necessary Knowledge for a Democratic Public Sphere program, which works to ensure that debates about communications technologies and the media are shaped by high-quality research and a rich understanding of the public interest," the Hub serves to connect scholars, media professionals, and advocacy groups.
The website offers an online database that searches the Center's collection of more than 140,000 television and radio programs, providing synopses, along with production credits for the programs.
The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan "fact tank" that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It does so by conducting public opinion polling and social science research; by reporting news and analyzing news coverage; and by holding forums and briefings. It does not take positions on policy issues.
Review this searchable website for how cartoonists from a variety of media outlets see current and past soocial, political, and economic issues.
Search this database for thousands of feature film and television programs.