Research and Scholarship
Brooke Duffy and Joseph Turow (editors), KEY READINGS IN MEDIA TODAY (New York and London: Routledge), in press for Summer 2008.
Matt McAllister and Joseph Turow (editors), THINKING CRITICALLY ABOUT ADVERTISING AND CONSUMER CULTURE, New York and London: Routledge, in press for 2009.
NICHE ENVY: MARKETING DISCRIMINATION IN THE DIGITAL AGE. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2006.
AN INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION 2nd edition.
SYSTEMS IN SOCIETY: UNDERSTANDING INDUSTRIES, STRATEGIES, AND POWER.
TELEVISION, STORYTELLING, AND MEDICAL POWER.
INDUSTRIES: THE PRODUCTION OF NEWS AND
CAREERS IN MASS MEDIA.
EDUCATION, AND THE HARD SELL: THREE
DECADES OF NETWORK CHILDREN'S TELEVISION.
BOOKS TO CHILDREN: AN EXPLORATION OF
Monographs and Reports
Time Doctors: Why Should You Care?” a Multi-media essay on DVD, distributed to
approximately 20,000 first-year
Matthew McAllister and
“Web Sites and the 2000 Election.” Coordinated and edited three reports to the Pew Charitable Trusts, July 2002.
"The Internet and the Family: The
View from Parents, the View from the Press." A Report from the
Political Talk Radio: Background, Content, Audiences, Portrayal in Mainstream
Media," A Report from the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University
of Pennsylvania under the direction of
Trends in Network Children's Television, 1948-1978."
in Refereed Scholarly Journals
in Refereed Scholarly Journals
Joseph Turow, Michael Hennessy, and Amy Bleakley, “Consumers’ Understanding of Privacy Rules in the Marketplace: Findings from a National Survey,” JOURNAL OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, in press for February 2008.
Joseph Turow, Deirdre
Joseph Turow and Michael Hennessy, “Internet Privacy and Institutional Trust: Insights From a National Survey,” NEW MEDIA AND SOCIETY 9:2 (April, 2007) pp. 300-318.
Laura Grindstaff and
Construction and Culture Production: Marketing Surveillance in the Digital
“’The Answers Are Always In The Body’: Forensic Pathology In Us Crime Programmes,” THE LANCET 364 (December, 2004), pp. 54-55.
Power and Internet Power and Social Context: A Globalization Approach to Web
Privacy Concerns, JOURNAL OF BROADCASTING AND ELECTRONIC MEDIA, Fall 2003. (Co-author with
“Family Boundaries, Commercialism and the Internet,” JOURNAL OF APPLIED DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY, 22, (2001) 73-86.
“Domestic Zealotry and the Press: The Case of Kevorkian’s Euthanasia Incident,” JOURNALISM 1:2 (August, 2000), pp. 197-216. (First author, with Arthur Caplan and John Bracken.)
Entertainment and the
Conflicts and Journalistic Norms: The Case of Self-Coverage," JOURNAL OF
COMMUNICATION 44:2 (Spring, 1994) 29-46. Reprinted in The International Library of
Politics and Comparative Government (
Organizational Underpinnings of Contemporary Media Conglomerates," COMMUNICATION
RESEARCH 19:6, December 1992. Reprinted
"On Reconceptualizing 'Mass Communication,'" JOURNAL OF BROADCASTING & ELECTRONIC MEDIA, Spring 1992, pp. 105-109.
"The Challenge of Inference in Interinstitutional Research on Mass Communication," COMMUNICATION RESEARCH, 18:2 (April 1991) 222-239.
"Public Relations and Newswork: A Neglected Relationship," AMERICAN BEHAVIORAL SCIENTIST 33:3 (November/December 1989) 206-212.
"Cultural Argumentation and the Mass Media: A Perspective For Research," COMMUNICATION, 8:2 (Autumn 1985) 139-164.
and Hospital Administrators on Television," HOSPITALS AND HEALTH SERVICES
ADMINISTRATION, Journal of the
"Television, the Treatment of Illness, and the Portrayal of Institutional Change," JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION 35:4 (Autumn, 1985), 36-52 (first author with Lisa Coe). Reprinted in G. Kreps and B. Thornton (eds.), Health Communication: Theory & Practice 2nd Edition (Waveland Press, 1992).
"TV's Effects on Children: What the Experts Believe," COMMUNICATION RESEARCH REPORTS 2:1 (December 1985 149-155 (alphabetically ordered authorship with Carl Bybee and Danny Robinson).
"A Mass Communication Perspective on Publishing," JOURNAL OF POPULAR CULTURE (Spring 1984) 100-109.
"Local TV: Producing Soft News," JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION (Spring, 1983) 111-123.
"Producing TV's News: How Important is Community?" JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION (Spring 1982) 186-193.
"Determinants of Parental Guidance of Children's TV Viewing for a Special Subgroup: Mass Media Scholars," JOURNAL OF BROADCASTING 26:3 (Fall, 1982) 697-711 (alphabetically ordered authorship with Carl Bybee and D. Robinson).
"The Role of 'The Audience' in Publishing Children's Books" JOURNAL OF POPULAR CULTURE 16:2 (Fall, 1982) 90-100.
Television's Publicity Outlets: An
PUBLIC RELATIONS REVIEW
7:3 (Fall, 1981) 111-123 (first author with
"Non-fiction on Commercial Children's Television: Trends and Policy Implication," JOURNAL OF BROADCASTING 24:4 (Fall, 1980) 437-448.
"Television Sponsorship Forms and Program Subject Matter," JOURNAL OF BROADCASTING 24:3 (Summer, 1980) 381-399.
"Occupation and Personality on Television Dramas: An Industry View," COMMUNICATION RESEARCH 7:3 (July 1980) 295-318.
"Casting For Television: The Anatomy of Social Typing," JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION 28:4 (Autumn, 1978) 18-24.
Impact of Differing Orientations of Librarians on the Process of Book
Selection: A Case Study of Library
Tensions." THE LIBRARY QUARTERLY
"Another View of Citizen Feedback to the Mass Media," PUBLIC OPINION QUARTERLY 41:4 (Winter, 1977-78) 534-543.
"Advising and Ordering: Daytime, Prime Time," JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION 24:2 (Spring, 1974) 138-140.
"Talk Show Radio As Interpersonal Communication," JOURNAL OF BROADCASTING 18:2 (Spring, 1974) 171-191.
and Fire Imagery," REVUES DES LENGUES VIVANTES 40:4 (Winter, 1974) 359-370 (second
author with Benjamin Fisher).
J Turow , “Segment-Making and Society-Making Media: What is a Good Balance?” In Academic Committee of Beijing Forum, SELECTED PAPERS FROM THE BEIJING FORUM (Beijing, China) in press
J Turow, “George Gerbner.” In Wolfgang Donsbach, editor, International Encyclopedia of Communication. London: Blackwell Publishing, 2008.
“Rethinking Television in the Digital Age,” In
Lilie Chouliaraki and
“Advertisers and Audience Autonomy at the End of
Television,” In E. Katz and P. Scannell, Eds., THE
END OF TELEVISION?
In ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COMMUNICATION.
J Turow and R Gans-Boriskin,
“From Expert in Action to Existential Angst: A Half Century of Television
Doctors.” In L Reagan and P Treichler
(Eds.) Medicine’s Moving Pictures.
Jessica Taylor-Piotrowski and
“Cracking the Consumer Code:
Advertising, Anxiety and Surveillance in the
to Extremes: Newspapers and Kevorkian’s Televised Ethanasia
to the Wired Homestead,” in
Lilach Nir, “The Internet
and the Family: The View From Parents,” in Cecilia von Feilitzen amd Ulla Carlsson (ed.s), Children in the
New Media Landscape. (
Signaling and Tailoring: Probing the Dark Sides of Target Marketing," in
"Marcus Welby, M.D." and "Medic" essays in Horace Newcomb, THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TELEVISION (Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997).
"Geschichtenerzalen im Zeitalter der Medien-Synergie"
("Storytelling and Media Synergy"), in B. Franzmann,
et. al. (eds.), AUF DEN SHULTEN VON GUTENBERG (ON
GUTENBERG'S SHOULDERS (
"A Mass Communication Perspective on Entertainment
Industries," in J. Curran and M. Gurevitch
(eds.), CULTURE, SOCIETY, AND THE MEDIA 2nd Edition.
"Power Roles and News Organizations," in C. Stratos (ed.), THE WORLD OF NEWS.
Industries, Media Consequences: Rethinking Mass Communication," in
Critical Importance of Mass Communication As a Concept," in B. Ruben and
L. Lievrow (eds.), INFORMATION AND BEHAVIOR. New
and Institutional Power: The Case of
to Portray Institutional Power: The
Socialization of Creators in Mass Media Organizations," in
"The Influence of Pressure Groups on Television
Entertainment: A Framework for
Planning and Media Culture," in Robert Bostrom
"Unconventional Programs on Commercial
Television: An Organizational
Perspective," in C. Whitney and J. Ettema
(eds.), INDIVIDUALS IN MASS MEDIA ORGANIZATIONS.
Relationship and Children's Book Publishing," in Paul Hirsch, Peter
Miller, and F. Gerald Kline (eds)
STRATEGIES FOR COMMUNICATION RESEARCH.
and Book Reviews
and Book Reviews
“Don’t Give Google Double the Power,” San Francisco Chronicle, October 3, 2007, B-9.
“Wir Erleben Die Geburtsstunde Giner Kultur Der Verdächtigungen,” GDI Impulse (
Messages: Is New Technology Empowering Consumers – Or Marketers,”
They Got a Deal For You; It’s Suspiciously Cozy in the Cybermarket,”
The Washington Post,
Challenges Facing Advertising,” a Daily Brief commissioned by the Oxford Analytica consulting firm, week of
review of Commercial Culture: The Media System and the Public Interest by
"Workplace Bathroom as Think Tank," Los Angles Times,
"Interview with Larry King" In Larry King, Future Talk (New York: Harper Collins, 1997).
“Television’s Doctor Shows,” ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANICA 1996 MEDICAL ANNUAL (Chicago: Encyclopedia Britannica, 1995), pp. 104-117.
Shows Give Wrong Health-Care Diagnosis,"
"Book Review" of SOCIETY'S IMPACT ON TELEVISION, by Gary Selnow and Richard Gilbert, JOURNAL OF BROADCASTING AND ELECTRONIC MEDIA, Summer, 1994, pp. 367-369.
"Book Review" of PUBLIC RELATIONS ANNUAL by Larissa Grunig and James Grunig, JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATON.
"Commentary: Now's the Right Time for Dr. Kildare and
Ben Casey," LOS ANGELES TIMES,
Just Boys or Civilization Destroyers?
Say what you will about the moronic duo [Beavis and Butt-head], they've
helped to cement MTV's identity with viewers and advertisers," LOS ANGELES TIMES,
Can a Meanie Make It in Sitcomland?"
LOS ANGELES TIMES,
"Book Review" of ORGANIZATIONAL LIFE ON TELEVISION by Leah Vande Berg and Nick Trujillo in JOURNALISM QUARTERLY.
Book Review" of AN EMPIRE OF THEIR OWN by Neal Gabler in JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION, Autumn 1989.
Review" of THE
"Television Doctors and the Real World," RESIDENT & STAFF PHYSICIAN, July 1986, 74-79.
"Book Review" of TELEVISION IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST by Michael Botein and David Rice in CONTEMPORARY SOCIOLOGY.
"Book Review" of POSITIVE IMAGES: BREAKING STEREOTYPES WITH CHILDREN'S TELEVISION by Jerome Johnstone and James Ettema in AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY.
"Children's Television" entry (on program THE
SMALL FRY CLUB) in Clifford Johnson, THE BOOK OF DAYS.
"A View of Broadcast Museums," VARIETY (April 9, 1986) 96, 111.
"Book Review" of CREATING MEDIA CULTURE by Robert Snow
in JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION 34:3 (Summer, 1984) 193-196.
"Book Review" of BOOKS: THE CULTURE AND COMMERCE OF PUBLISHING BY L. Coser, C. Kadushin, and W. Powell, in LIBRARY QUARTERLY 53:2 (Spring, 1983, 191-192.
Book Review of OBJECTIVITY AND THE NEWS by Dan Schiller, in LIBRARY QUARTERLY 52:1 (January, 1982) 70-71.
"Book Review" of TELEVISION TODAY in LIBRARY QUARTERLY 51:4 (October, 1981) 454-456.
"Book Review" of PROGRESS IN THE COMMUNICATION SCIENCES edited by Melvin Voigt and Gehardt Hanneman, in Library Quarterly 51:1 (October, 1981) 126-127.
"Expanding the Spectrum of Choice in the Mass Market," SIGNAL (the official newsletter of the International Reading Association's Special Interest Group on Adolescent Literature) 3:6 (February, 1978) 1-3.
"Book Review" of TUBE OF PLENTY: THE EVOLUTION OF AMERICAN BROADCASTING by Eric Barnouw, in JOURNAL OF BROADCASTING 21:1 (Winter, 1977).
"Book Review" of POWER TO PERSUADE: MASS MEDIA AND THE NEWS by Robert Cirino, in JOURNAL OF BROADCASTING 19:3 (Summer, 1975) 378-379.