African Americans in the Media Today: An Encyclopedia
Hall, Calvin L., Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly
African Americans in the Media Today: An Encyclopedia. Sam G. Riley. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007. 632 pp. 2 vols. $175.00 hbk.
In the introduction to African Americans in the Media Today: An Encyclopedia, author Sam G. Riley remarks that after aggressive hiring of African Americans by white-owned media outlets in the 1980s and 1990s, "By the dawning of the new millennium, African Americans in the news media had achieved a sort of critical mass." This two-volume reference collection is his catalogue of some of the people who constitute that critical mass.
Riley, a professor of communication studies at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, has compiled …
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Publication information: Article title: African Americans in the Media Today: An Encyclopedia. Contributors: Hall, Calvin L. - Author. Journal title: Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly. Volume: 84. Issue: 3 Publication date: Autumn 2007. Page number: 628+. © Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Winter 2007. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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