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Speech & Term Paper Topics: Media Issues

Web Resources:

Accuracy in Media
Accuracy in Media monitors news media, critiques stories, and publishes articles with a different viewpoint on those news stories.
Children Now: Children and the Media
Children Now is an advocacy group that works towards improving the quality of media for children. Included are policy papers, updates on legislation, and links to other sites.
Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting: The National Media Watch Group
FAIR is a media watchdog group that publishes reports on media bias and censorship.
The Gallup Organization
Gallup is the most eminent poll conductor in the United States. There are results of polls, trends, analysis, and news article on this page.
Media Criticism and News Ethics
Essays critiquing the mass media, politics, and popular culture by journalist Ken Sanes.

Books:

Anderson, D. R. (2001). Early childhood television viewing and adolescent behavior: the recontact study. Boston: Blackwell Publishers.
Location: Stacks - HQ784.T4 A53 2001

Silverblatt, A. (2001). Media literacy: keys to interpreting media messages. Westport: Praeger.
Location: Stacks - P96.M4 S594 2001

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