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Public Opinion Quarterly
4 Part 2
It's time to ask what happened to what Lazarsfeld and Stanton (1944:vii) casually called' 'the discipline of communications research." Much of the history of this enterprise, discipline or not, can be written as a set of continuing arguments with Paul Lazarsfeld. Far from subsiding, these arguments have become more pointed in the last decade.
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Katz, E. (1987). Communications Research Since Lazarsfeld. Public Opinion Quarterly, 51 (4 Part 2), S25-S45. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/poq/51.4_PART_2.S25
Date Posted: 06 April 2011
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