ERIC Number: ED408214
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Fatal Attraction: The Selling of Addiction. Special Double Issue.
Silver, Rosalind, Ed.; Thoman, Elizabeth, Ed.
Media & Values, n54-44 Spr-Sum 1991
This issue of "Media & Values" provides essays and teaching ideas for addressing the influence of the media in society and the growing incidence of addiction. Articles in this issue include: (1) "Culture of Addiction" (Rosalind Silver); (2) "Crack and the Box" (Pete Hamill); (3) "When It Comes to Drugs, Beware the Censor's Fix" (David Musto); (4) "How Free is Commercial Speech?" (Steven Shiffrin; Kerry Gerot); (5) "Deadly Persuasion" (Jean Kilbourne); (6) "Cigarettes Under Fire" (Richard Pollay); (7) "The More Things Change..."; (8) "Anti-Smoking Campaign Fights Fire with Ads" (Eric Vollmer); (9) "Alcohol and Television" (Kathryn Montgomery); (10) "How Advertisers Sell Addiction"; (11) "The Selling of Addiction to Women" (Carol Moog); (12) "Learning from Television: Commercials Influence Kids"; (13) "Cultural Dynamics Mold Hispanic Marketing" (Bruce Maxwell; Michael Jacobson); (14) "Cancer is an Equal Opportunity Disease" (Marilyn Kern-Foxworth); (15) "Giants in the Advertising World" (Beth White); (16) "The New Third World Fight Is over Tobacco" (David Holley); (17) "Resources for Follow-Up"; and (18) "Just Say Yes to Media Literacy" (Elizabeth Thoman). (EH)
Descriptors: Advertising, Alcohol Education, Antisocial Behavior, Critical Viewing, Drug Abuse, Drug Addiction, Drug Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Mass Media, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Role, Mass Media Use, Media Research, Narcotics, Social Influences, Social Studies, Television Research, Television Viewing
Center for Media Literacy, 1962 South Shenandoah, Los Angeles, CA 90034; telephone: (310) 559-2944 ($5).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Center for Media and Values, Los Angeles, CA.
Note: For the kit of the same title, see ED 395 865.