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Article

Publication Date

2018

Abstract

This paper traces the functions and effects of the mass media from a sociological perspective and how the media may be instrumental in building trust and credibility in the social institutions of a culture. Using a survey, the author describes respondents’ levels of interest in the news media, and correlated levels of trust in the U.S. government, its legal system, its economy, and its news media.

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Original published version available at https://frenchjournalformediaresearch.com/lodel-1.0/main/docannexe/file/1459/rehman_pdf.pdf

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French Journal For Media Research

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