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Neuman, W. Russell

Works: 67 works in 197 publications in 4 languages and 7,390 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Creator, Publishing director
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Most widely held works about W. Russell Neuman
Most widely held works by W. Russell Neuman
The affect effect : dynamics of emotion in political thinking and behavior by W. Russell Neuman( )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passion and emotion run deep in politics, but researchers have only recently begun to study how they influence our political thinking. Contending that the long-standing neglect of such feelings has left unfortunate gaps in our understanding of political behavior, The Affect Effect fills the void by providing a comprehensive overview of current research on emotion in politics and where it is likely to lead. In sixteen seamlessly integrated essays, thirty top scholars approach this topic from a broad array of angles that address four major themes. The first section outlines the philosophical and
The Gordian Knot : political gridlock on the information highway by W. Russell Neuman( )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 1,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Technical change is here, not decades away, and the authors argue that it is driving a new paradigm that fits neither the free market nor the regulatory control model currently in play. They detail what is wrong with the political process of National Information Infrastructure policymaking and assess how different media systems (telecommunications, radio, television broadcasting, and the like) were originally established, spelling out the technological assumptions and organizational interests on which they were based and showing why the old policy models are now breaking down. The new digital electronic networks are not analogous to railways and highways or their electronic forebears in telephony and broadcasting - they are inherently unfriendly to centralized control of any sort, so the old traditions of common carriage and public trustee regulation and regulatory gamesmanship no longer apply. The authors' technological and historical analysis leads logically to a policy proposal for a reformed regulatory structure that builds and protects meaningful competition but abandons its role as arbiter of tariffs and definer of the public interest."--Jacket
Common knowledge : news and the construction of political meaning by W. Russell Neuman( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The paradox of mass politics : knowledge and opinion in the American electorate by W. Russell Neuman( Book )

11 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of the mass audience by W. Russell Neuman( Book )

26 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Future of the Mass Audience focuses on how the changing technology and economics of the mass media in postindustrial society will influence public communication. It summarizes the results of a five-year study conducted in cooperation with the senior corporate planners at ABC, CBS, NBC, Time Warner, The New York Times, and the Washington Post. The central question is whether the new electronic media and the use of personal computers in the communication process will lead to a fragmentation or "demassification" of the mass audience. This study demonstrates, contrary to the opinion of some analysts, that the movement toward fragmentation and specialization will be modest and that the national media and common political culture will remain robust
Media, technology, and society : theories of media evolution by W. Russell Neuman( Book )

11 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some of the most prominent figures in media studies explore the issue of media evolution. Focusing on a variety of compelling examples in media history, ranging from the telephone to the television, the radio to Internet, these essays collectively address a series of notoriously vexing questions about the nature of technological change. Is it possible to make general claims about the conditions that enable or inhibit innovation? Does government regulation tend to protect or thwart incumbent interest? What kinds of concepts are needed to address the relationship between technology and society in a nonreductive and nondeterministic manner? To what extent can media history help us to understand and to influence the future of media in constructive ways? The contributors' historically grounded responses to these questions will be relevant to numerous fields, including history, media and communication studies, management, sociology, and information studies
Affective intelligence and political judgment by George E Marcus( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work draws on research in neuroscience, physiology, and experimental psychology to conceptualize habit and reason as two mental states that interact in a delicate, highly functional balance controlled by emotion. It sheds light on a range of political behaviour, including party identification
The digital difference : media technology and the theory of communication effects by W. Russell Neuman( Book )

15 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Although the shift from one-way to two-way mass communication - from broadcasting to social networking - represents a revolutionary restructuring, it does not necessarily mean the public is better informed, more culturally or politically polarized, or more engaged in public life. Practices, institutions, and norms are in mid-transition and potentially subject to our individual and collective choice. The book is designed to connect the best of recent scholarship with these pressing policy questions"--Provided by publisher
The Social impact of television : a research agenda for the 1980s : report from the Aspen Institute Conference on Proposals for a Center for the Study of Television, Wye Plantation, October 1980 by Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies( Book )

6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toward computational social science : big data in digital environments( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Telecommunications revolution : past, present, and future by Harvey M Sapolsky( )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cover page -- Halftitle page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Dedication -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface: Decentralization and deregulation on the march -- Chapter 1 Is telecommunications truly revolutionary? -- Chapter 2 Beyond the Golden Age of the public network -- Chapter 3 The politics of deregulation -- Chapter 4 Did regulation keep pace with technology? -- Chapter 5 The significance of Telecom 2000 -- Chapter 6 On thinking about deregulation and competition -- Chapter 7 Viewing divestment from afar -- Chapter 8 The ecology of games in telecommunications policy -- Chapter 9 The economics of international competition -- Chapter 10 The economics of international telecommunications -- Chapter 11 A history of recent Germantele communications policy -- Chapter 12 The future of Germantele communications -- Chapter 13 Telecommunications policy inFrance -- Chapter 14 Telecommunications policy in Japan -- Chapter 15 The politics of international telecommunicate reform -- Chapter 16 The struggle for control within the telecommunications networks -- Chapter 17 The future of the telecommunications marketplace -- Chapter 18 TV technology and government policy -- Chapter 19 Negotiating the world information economy -- Epilogue: Communications policy in crisis -- Glossary -- Index
An economic theory of learning from news by Marion R Just( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nyusu wa donoyoni rikaisareruka : Media furemu to seijiteki imi no kochiku( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The future of mass audience by W. Russell Neuman( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The communication revolution : who wins, who loses? by W. Russell Neuman( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor W. Russell Neuman lectures on the history of the telecommunications industry in the United States and the current competitive struggle among the corporate giants in that industry to control and profit from recent and ongoing technological innovations in communications. He also covers the effects this competitive struggle will have on the local and global telecommunications markets and on consumers everywhere, as well as the role that the new technologies will and should play in the academic world. The lecture is followed by a question and answer session
Differentiation and Integration Two Dimensions of Political Thinking by W. Russell Neuman( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Results of a study which measured two complementary forms of political thinking, conceptual differentiation and conceptual integration, are reported. Conceptual differentiation is a person's ability to identify individual political issues, acts, and events which compete for attention in the news media. Conceptual integration is a persons ability to synthesize individual issues and ideas into abstract terms. The study involved 137 hour-long depth interviews concerning national politics which were tape recorded and transcribed. Conclusions are that depth interview data strongly contribute to the interpretation of more routinely gathered poll data; that two-thirds of the mass electorate make only marginal use of political abstractions in their evaluation of the political system; and that there is no indication that those with lower scores on conceptual differentiation and integration are more easily manipulated by political symbols or arguments. Separate sections of the technically written paper describe ways in which people relate the conditions of their own lives to those of their fellow citizens and political authorities and discuss the measurement of conceptual differentiation and integration as related to political issues, units of government, organized political groups, general constituencies, and political figures. Later sections describe the levels of differentiation and integration to variables such as educational level. (KC)
The Impact of the Mass Media on the Changing American Voter by W. Russell Neuman( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The relationship between the media and public opinion concerning national elections is examined. Trends in public opinion and media emphasis were analyzed according to attention to political issues, ideological concepts, and party identification. A random sample of approximately 220 presidential election stories in the New York Times was taken for each of seven election years from 1952 to 1976. Data for public opinion were obtained from the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research. Although findings are mixed, it is evident that the media's response to the different campaigns was somewhat more volatile than the public'S. There was little evidence of the ability of the media to raise the salience of policy issues in the public mind. However, in the case of ideology, parallel trends in the media and public opinion were found. Public response moved upward in response to the ideological stimulus of particular candidates. It was concluded that media coverage contributes to declining party identification. (Author/KC)
Knowledge, Opinion, and the News The Calculus of Political Learning by W. Russell Neuman( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To determine where U.S. citizens receive their political and current events knowledge, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) interviewed people at a Boston shopping mall. This preliminary report, the first in a series to examine the political knowledge gap between the affluent and the economically disadvantaged, examined information dissemination through television, newspapers, and news magazines. The researchers found television to be more successful at presenting abstract and distant political issues, while print media, especially newspapers, were more successful with immediate and concrete presentation. This finding contradicts the perceptions of journalists interviewed prior to the study. It was hypothesized that television attracted people with low initial interest and low cognitive skills while the print media is used more for information retrieval by informed citizens. To test this hypothesis, individual differences in cognitive skills and issue-interest were explored, and the results distinctly revealed television as more effective to the low interest respondents. So far, the study reflects the pattern found in other previous media studies. If the audience is cognitively skilled or highly motivated, the communication media do not make a difference. The researchers conclude that U.S. citizens do not select print or broadcast media while excluding information from other sources, and most citizens pick up ideas and information from a complex mix of media and personal discussion. A three-way analysis of variance is used to analyze the study. Graphs and references are included. (DJC)
Whatever happened to the interactive media revolution? by Antonio Botelho( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Digital Difference : Media Technology and the Theory of Communication Effects by W. Russell Neuman( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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The Gordian Knot : political gridlock on the information highway
The Gordian Knot : political gridlock on the information highwayCommon knowledge : news and the construction of political meaningThe paradox of mass politics : knowledge and opinion in the American electorateThe future of the mass audienceMedia, technology, and society : theories of media evolutionAffective intelligence and political judgmentThe future of mass audience
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