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Communication Crisis in America, and How to Fix It (Paperback)

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with foreword by Michael X. Delli Carpini, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, USA

This book critiques U.S. public policy about communication and offers guidelines to improve public safety and create strong democratic communities. The lack of effective emergency communication, basic information about health care, education, jobs and the economy, and civic life is at a crisis state, creating problems for the whole community, not just a vulnerable few.  The Communications Crisis in America is not because of changing markets or new technology, it is the failure of public policy.  The authors include economists, sociologists, journalists, lawyers and a diverse group of media and communication scholars, all offering an urgent call to action and difficult, but achievable steps forward.  

Number of Pages: 316
Genre: Social Science, Political Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: October 28, 2016
TCIN: 52039811
UPC: 9781349950300
Item Number (DPCI): 248-40-1880
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