The Top 10 for the 20th Century: Mass Media
- 1945-1962: Portrayal of alcoholism in U.S. films. // Addiction Letter;Feb94, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p5
Comments on films made from 1945 to 1962 in which drunkenness was a continuing and defining character trait for one or more major characters. Paths for recovery depicted in the films; Themes of drinking and sex, and gender differences; The article `Alcoholism and Alcoholics Anonymous in U.S....
- Newseum Top 100 News Stories of the Century. // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2000, p185
No abstract available.
- Milestones of the century. // Time;4/13/1998, Vol. 151 Issue 14, p87
Presents a time line of the significant events that occurred during the 20th century. The political markers; Artists & entertainers; Builders & titans; Science & inventors; Heroes.
- Megashifts. // Across the Board;Nov/Dec96, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p11
Presents a matrix dividing the eras of the 20th century. Characteristics of the print, radio, television, computer, telecom and virtual societies; Information flow, leading businesses, motivators, money schemes, motion pictures and new brands of each society.
- Murder as one of the liberal arts. Hitchcock, James // American Scholar;Spring94, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p277
Asserts that the genuine crime story is a branch of history, and should be treated as such. Discussion of serial killers such as John Wayne Gacy, Theodore Bundy and others; The fascination of Victorian crimes; Classics of the genre--including the Borden murders and the murder of Julia Wallace,...
- The end of the book? Eisenstein, Elizabeth L. // American Scholar;Autumn95, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p541
Presents the author's perspectives on the history of media change. Advent of new media; Significance of the industrialization of papermaking and the use of iron cylinder presses; Struggle over press laws; Attitudes in the age of handpresses; Mixed reaction to the proliferation of printed...
- FROM GUTENBERG TO KATZENBERG. Carvell, Tim // Fortune;9/4/1995, Vol. 132 Issue 5, p84
Provides a selective historical timeline of the media business from Johann Gutenberg's invention of movable type in 1437, to the conglomerate mergers of 1995. Invention of motion picture projection in 1895 by the Lumiere brothers; Debut of Mickey and Minnie Mouse in `Steamboat Willie' in 1928;...
- July 29, 1966. // Entertainment Weekly;7/30/93, Issue 181, p68
Cites show business event which happened on July 29, 1966. Favorable response to the movie `Born Free'; `The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' as top television program; `The Last Battle,' as the number one nonfiction book; `Strangers in the Night,' as best-selling LP.
- Nov. 14, 1972. // Entertainment Weekly;11/12/93, Issue 196, p76
Cites the significant events and trends in the entertainment industry on November 14, 1972. `Lady Sings the Blues,' starred in by Diana Ross; Johnny Nash's hit song `I Can See Clearly Now'; Dominance of Richard Bach's book `Jonathan Livingston Seagull' in the book charts.