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Clifford G. Christians

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Christians works at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Biography: Clifford G. Christians is research professor of communications and the director of the Institute of Communications Research at U of I in Champaign.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Clifford G. Christians on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Normative theories of the media :
ISBN: 0252076184 OCLC: 733775547

"In this book, five scholars of media and communication take on the task of explicating the role of journalism in democratic societies. Using Fred S. Siebert, Theodore Peterson, and Wilbur Schramm's classic Four Theories of the Press as their point of departure, the authors explore the philosophical underpinnings and the political realities that inform a normative approach to questions about the relationship between journalism and democracy, investigating not just what journalism is but what it ought to be"--Publisher's description.