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Published: 26 April 1990

288 Pages | photos

5-5/16 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9780195063202

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Target: Prime Time

Advocacy Groups and the Struggle Over Entertainment Television

Kathryn C. Montgomery

Communication and Society

Offering the first booklength exploration of network television's relations with advocacy groups, Kathryn C. Montgomery presents a comprehensive picture of the impact of organized pressure on prime-time TV. Exposing the inner workings of network television as no other book has done, Montgomery's study demonstrates how behind-the-scenes struggles have shaped the images, messages, and values that enter people's homes every night. It also raises critical questions about television's role in our society and its responsibility to the American public.

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