and the Media-- Articles, legislation, and many links to
Alcohol Advertising -- "The influence of alcohol beverage
advertising on consumption and abuse is examined on the basis of
scientific research and evidence."
Law: An Overview
Media Polls -- from the Kaiser Foundation, has things like
the analysis of Online Food Advertising aimed at Children, for an
example. Lots of full-text goodies!
Issues for the American Media in Times of National Emergency
and Accuracy in Reporting--which supplies interesting evidence
that the bias of the press is pro-establishment, pro-capital, and
Report on Marketing Violent Entertainment to Children -- a
report from the Federal Trade Commission giving the results of a study
that shows the motion picture, music recording, and electronic game
industries routinely target children under the age of 17.
Organization--the leading pollster provides information on
trends, opinions, etc...searchable back to January 1997. Polls in the
news are prominent.
Online Hate: An Introduction -
Ethics--Yahoo's index to media ethics sites.
Law: An Overview
Statistics--from Canada's Media Awareness Network, statistics
on media usage, media content, media industries, and media issues.
Individual topics include violence, advertising, gender and minority
-- with full-text articles.
Memory Hole -- where articles and reports go when they
mysteriously disappear from public view for political and other
Violence: A Review of the Effects on Children
Credibility Project -- from Stanford University, this site
offers full-text of the ongoing research project to "understand
what leads people to believe what they find on the web".