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Selected Resources on the Web



     

     


Meta-guides to Mass Communications on the Web

Reference Works

Web Sites Related to TV Broadcast Programming

TV Program Transcripts

Web Sites Related to Advertising

Online Audio and Video Resources (separate page)

Radio

Meta-guides to Mass Communications Resources on the Web

The sites below provide links to a wide range of media-related Web sites or to electronic discussion groups (listservs) devoted to Mass Communications

ABYZ News Links
Links to newspapers, broadcast and other news media around the world, by country: local, national, and also "foreign sources" published on each country. United States covered by state.

Librarians' Guide to the Internet: News, Media, & Magazines
A collection of resources selected and evaluated by Librarians from across California

MCS Media and Communication Studies Site
A superb site developed by Professor Daniel Chandler, University of Wales, devoted to media history and theory. Includes vast amount of useful information and full-text essays on an array of topics in film and mass communications studies.

ScreenSite: Film & TV Resources
Sponsored by The University of Alabama, the College of Communication and Information Sciences, and the Department of Telecommunication and Film. "ScreenSite emerged from a desire to provide access to film and television resources through the World Wide Web. Its primary purpose is to facilitate the study of film/TV. As opposed to some Web sites that take more of a fan's approach to the media, ScreenSite stresses the teaching and research of film and television and is designed for educators and students."

Voice of the Shuttle
A massive humanities meta-site developed at the University of California Santa Barbara and devoted to the broad study of communications media of all types.

Media History Project
From petroglyphs to the big multimedia boogaloo! One of the most ambitious media-related sites out there.

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Reference Works

The Encyclopedia of TV
The Encyclopedia of Television includes more than 1,000 original essays from more than 250 contributors and examines specific programs and people, historic moments and trends, major policy disputes and such topics as violence, tabloid television and the quiz show scandal. It also includes histories of major television networks as well as broadcasting systems around the world and is complemented by resource materials, photos and bibliographical information.

International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences: Media
Nearly 100 articles on Advertising and Marketing, Communications Media, Effects and Audiences, Journalism and Print, Politics and Economics, and Popular Culture

Internet Movie Databases
Credit/production information for current and historical film and television.

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Web Sites Related to TV Broadcast Programming

Transcripts

TV Link
An exceptionally rich meta-site devoted to broadcast and cable TV and related topics.

Current
A newspaper that covers public broadcasting and public radio in the US

BBC

CNN

Discovery Channel

PBS

POV (Point of View)

Public Affairs Video Archive (C-SPAN)

Vanderbilt Television News Archives
An extraordinarily useful, searchable database of information regarding materials in the Vanderbilt TV News Archives. The Archive began taping the evening news broadcasts of the three major networks, ABC, CBS, and NBC, on August 5, 1968. This collection has been abstracted with story level descriptions. The Abstracts can be browsed by date or searched. The search returns specific items and the complete show.

Yahoo -- Television Station Sites

TV Transcripts

Lexis/Nexis Academic
Includes transcripts transcripts from a broad array of broadcast news and news programming

Simply Scripts

Drew's Script-O-Rama

PBS
Includes transcripts for a large number of programs aired on PBS

Web Sites Related to Advertising

TV Commercials on Video in the Media Resources Center

Ad*Access Project
The Ad*Access Project presents images and database information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Ad*Access concentrates on five main subject areas: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty and Hygiene, and World War II, providing a coherent view of a number of major campaigns and companies through images preserved in one particular advertising collection available at Duke University.

Classic TV Ads
Media player clips of old American television ads, from the 1940s through the 1970s.

Library of Congress - American Memory Project: Classic Coca Cola Ads
Fifty Years of Coca-Cola Television Advertisements: Highlights from the Motion Picture Archives at the Library of Congress presents a variety of television advertisements, never-broadcast outtakes, and experimental footage reflecting the historical development of television advertising for a major commercial product.

Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920
Includes over 9,000 images, with database information, relating to the early history of advertising in the United States.

Living Room Candidate (Historical Presidential Campaign Commercials, 1952-2000)
Via the American Museum of the Moving Image. Includes streamed video of historic political ads with descriptive information

Political Communication Lab (Stanford University)

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Mass Communications Studies Home Page

Copyright (C) 1996 by the Library, University of California, Berkeley. All rights reserved.
Document maintained on server: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/ by
Gary Handman, Head, Media Resources Center.
Last update 5/19/03 [gh]

MRC web graphics by Mary Scott, Graphics Office, The Teaching Library

Mass Communications on the Web

Mass Communications: UC Berkeley Library
Selected Resources on the Web



     

     


General Resources: Mass Communications on the Web

Meta-guides to Mass Communications on the Web

Web Sites Related to TV Broadcast Programming

Web Sites Related to Advertising

Radio

Film & Video Reference Sources & Information

General

"I Saw It on TV: Guide to Broadcast Programming Sources"

Meta-guides to Mass Communications Resources on the Web

The sites below provide links to a wide range of media-related Web sites or to electronic discussion groups (listservs) devoted to Mass Communications

MCS Media and Communication Studies Site
A superb site developed by Professor Daniel Chandler, University of Wales, devoted to media history and theory. Includes vast amount of useful information and full-text essays on an array of topics in film and mass communications studies.

ScreenSite: Film & TV Resources
Sponsored by "ScreenSite emerged from a desire to provide access to film and television resources through the World Wide Web. Its primary purpose is to facilitate the study of film/TV. As opposed to some Web sites that take more of a fan's approach to the media, ScreenSite stresses the teaching and research of film and television and is designed for educators and students."

Voice of the Shuttle
A massive humanities meta-site developed at the University of California Santa Barbara and devoted to the broad study of communications media of all types.

Media History Project
From petroglyphs to the big multimedia boogaloo! One of the most ambitious media-related sites out there.

To the top

Web Sites Related to TV Broadcast Programming

Transcripts

TV Link
An exceptionally rich meta-site devoted to broadcast and cable TV and related topics.

Current
A newspaper that covers public broadcasting and public radio in the US

BBC

CNN

Discovery Channel

PBS

POV (Point of View)

Public Affairs Video Archive (C-SPAN)

Vanderbilt Television News Archives
An extraordinarily useful, searchable database of information regarding materials in the Vanderbilt TV News Archives. The Archive began taping the evening news broadcasts of the three major networks, ABC, CBS, and NBC, on August 5, 1968. This collection has been abstracted with story level descriptions. The Abstracts can be browsed by date or searched. The search returns specific items and the complete show.

Yahoo -- Television Station Sites

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Associations, Organizations, Projects

Film, Video, and Television Resources on the World Wide Web: A Highly Selective Guide for Independent Filmmakers

Film and Video Organizations and Associations List (via CineMedia)

Film, Television, and Video Associations List

List of Film & TV Journals (via ScreenSite)

Organizations, Non-Profits, and Museums (via Omnibus Eye MegaMedia site)
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Mass Communications Studies Home Page

Copyright (C) 1996 by the Library, University of California, Berkeley. All rights reserved.
Document maintained on server: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/ by
Gary Handman, Head, Media Resources Center.
Last update 08/06/11 [gh]

MRC web graphics by Mary Scott, Graphics Office, The Teaching Library