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Allen, Craig (Craig Mitchell)

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Works: 4 works in 20 publications in 1 language and 2,099 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E836, 973.921
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Publications about Craig Allen
Publications by Craig Allen
Most widely held works about Craig Allen
 
Most widely held works by Craig Allen
Eisenhower and the mass media peace, prosperity, & prime-time TV by Craig Allen( file )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 1,754 libraries worldwide
Dwight D. Eisenhower presided over an unusual era of peace and prosperity during the 1950s, a period also known as television's "Golden Age." In this first comprehensive study of Eisenhower's mass communication practices, Craig Allen maintains that Ike's tremendous popularity was partly a result of his skillful use of the new medium of television to define and broadcast his achievements to the American public. Although John F. Kennedy has often been called the first TV president, Allen argues that Eisenhower rightfully deserves that title. Ike was an avid TV watcher, and he saw the medium as a breakthrough. He was aware of the changes television was creating in American society; thus he wasted little time in establishing TV as his dominant communication priority. Eisenhower presided over sweeping changes in the techniques and traditions of presidential communication. He was the first president to deliver televised "fireside chats," hold TV news conferences, conduct televised cabinet meetings, and hire a presidential TV consultant. Ike established the first White House TV studio and was the first president to actively engage in televised "photo opportunities." His 1956 reelection campaign defined much of what is known today as the "television campaign." Only one president since - Ronald Reagan - has left the White House with a higher approval rating from the American public, and Allen credits that achievement to Eisenhower's understanding and use of this new medium
News is people : the rise of local TV news and the fall of news from New York by Craig Allen( Book )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
"News Is People is the first in-depth account of local TV news that takes readers behind the scenes of more than 50 years of broadcasting." "As local stations continue to invest resources in meeting their audiences' needs, local newscasts continue to expand and gain public approval, giving them an edge over network news. At the same time, viewers continue to lose confidence in network news. News Is People reveals the power of public opinion to shape mass media." "Media students, professionals, and viewers will benefit from this account of the history behind the primary source of news for an estimated 150 million Americans."--Jacket
Peace, prosperity and prime time TV : Eisenhower, Stevenson and the television politics of 1956 by Craig Allen( Archival Material )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
 
Alternative Names
Craig Mitchell Allen
Languages
English (20)
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