ERIC Number: EJ519536
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
The Invisible Generation: Portrayals of the Elderly on Prime-Time Television.
Robinson, James D.; Skill, Thomas
Communication Reports, v8 n2 p111-19 Sum 1995
Samples 100 prime-time shows, finding that only 2.8% of the adult speaking characters were over 65, and only 8.8% of them were cast in major roles. Notes that the role prominence of characters 65 and older has decreased since the 1970s. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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