ERIC Number: ED382350
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
What's on? You, Your Family and the Tube = Qu'y a-t-il au programme? Vous, votre famille et la tele.
Theilheimer, Ish, Ed.; Eisner, Kathy, Ed.
Transition, v25 n1 Mar 1995
This issue of the Canadian journal "Transition," in French and English language versions, examines the impact of television viewing and programming on family life. Major articles in this issue are: (1) "Virtual Unreality: Television, Families and Communities in the Nineties" (Alan Mirabelli), describes the isolating influence of television and how it has become the main socializer of children; (2) "IBC: 'Culture in the Making' in the North" describes the highly successful cultural programming of the Inuit Broadcasting Corporation (IBC) aimed at an audience reaching from the Yukon to Labrador to the high Arctic; (3) "For Communication in the Public Interest," an interview with the chair of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission; (4) "We Are What We Watch: Challenging Sexism and Violence in the Media" (Meg Hogarth) on television's stereotypical images of men and women and the violence in programming aimed at children; and (5) "Interactive Multimedia: Edu-tainment Is the Name of the Game" on interactive computer software. Also included in the journal are summaries of the research on the impact of television. (HTH)
Descriptors: Children, Commercial Television, Eskimos, Family Life, Foreign Countries, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Role, Multimedia Materials, Programming (Broadcast), Sex Bias, Sex Stereotypes, Social Change, Television Research, Television Viewing, Violence
Vanier Institute of the Family, 120 Holland Avenue, Suite 300, Ottawa K1Y 0X6, Ontario, Canada (Individual member, $30; Organizational member, $65; Associate member, $20; or free to those who find the fee a financial burden; prices in Canadian dollars).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Vanier Inst. of the Family, Ottawa (Ontario).
Identifiers: Canada; Canadian Radio Television Commission