ERIC Number: EJ540745
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Television Use in a Retirement Community.
Riggs, Karen E.
Journal of Communication, v46 n1 p144-56 Win 1996
Examines the relationship between well-educated, upper middle-class retirees and their retirement community in the development of discourse that influences television program choices and discussion of content. Finds interest in living in the present, a preference for quality television, and an insistence on "serious" leisure urge residents toward C-SPAN and related public affairs programming. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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