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ERIC Number: EJ501018
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-3989
Television Viewing and Public Perceptions of Attorneys.
Pfau, Michael; And Others
Human Communication Research, v21 n3 p307-30 Mar 1995
Examines theoretical and methodological controversies identified with the cultivation explanation of the way television shapes perceptions of social reality. Finds that content-specific viewing is a more reliable predictor than total viewing or select viewer sociodemographic variables of the public's tendency to perceive attorneys in the same way they are portrayed in prime-time television programming. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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