The Association provides a forum for current scholarly research and analysis in all aspects of the electronic media. These areas include regulation, economics, policy, management, news, aesthetics, social effects, production and criticism, among possible others. The Association focuses on the most current thinking and developments in the electronic media curriculum with emphasis on interaction between the purposes, developments, and practices of the industry and imparting this information to future professionals. The Association serves as a forum for exposition, analysis and debate of issues of social importance, thus to develop members' awareness and sensitivity to their ramifications, which will ultimately be reflected in ways to help their students to develop as more thoughtful practitioners.
Broadcast Education Association (BEA)
Association is an international academic organization that focuses on the electronic media, providing a forum for issues and topics of mutual concern to educators and practitioners, thus to facilitate interaction between academicians and leaders in the industry.