ERIC Number: EJ240175
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jan
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On Not Learning from One's Own Mistakes. A Reanalysis of Gerbner et al.'s Findings on Cultivation Analysis. Part II.
Hirsch, Paul M.
Communication Research--An International Quarterly, v8 n1 p3-37 Jan 1981
Questions the basic approach and findings of the Gerbner et al.'s study of the effects of television viewing on viewers' feelings of fear, suspicion, and alienation. Demonstrates that the cultivation effect is not supported by the data and outlines three plausible explanations for the absence of cultivation effects. (JMF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
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