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Public Broadcasting and the Public Interest (Media, Communication, and Culture in America)

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Published by M.E. Sharpe .
Written in English


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ContributionsMichael P. McCauley (Editor), Eric E. Peterson (Editor), B. Lee Artz (Editor), Deedee Halleck (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8054795M
ISBN 100765609916
ISBN 109780765609915

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