NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
ERIC Number: EJ370093
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Portrayal of Families on Prime-Time TV: Structure, Type and Frequency.
Skill, Thomas; And Others
Journalism Quarterly, v64 n2-3 p360-67,398 Sum-Fall 1987
Documents the range and extent of family life configurations in prime-time television over a six-year period (1979-1985). Reveals that prime-time network television tends to reinforce conservative to moderate models of family life, while also presenting a diversity of nonstandard interpretations of family which are framed in the nonthreatening comedic form. (MM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A