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communication network

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies — Public Health and Epidemiology.

The population of individuals, ranging in size and complexity from a neighborhood to a nation, who are in touch with one another by word of mouth, or other means such as electronic...

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Fletcher, Charles Montague (1911–1995), epidemiologist and broadcaster

Elizabeth Burrows.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Epidemiology; Pathology. 1291 words.

Fletcher, Charles Montague (1911–1995), epidemiologist and broadcaster, was born in Cambridge on 5 June 1911, the son of Sir Walter Morley Fletcher FRS (1873–1933), of Burrels Field,...

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gender bias

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies — Public Health and Epidemiology.

A preference for persons of a particular sex (which it has become politically correct to describe as their “gender”) in hiring, promotion. To some extent gender bias is built into the...

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global village

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Media Studies.

A term popularized by McLuhan, long before the World Wide Web, for a world that has been phenomenally shrunk by communication technologies and transport systems so that news and information...

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