ERIC Number: EJ583548
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Surveying the Effect of Media Effects: A Meta-Analytic Summary of Media Effects Research in "Human Communication Research."
Emmers-Sommer, Tara M.; Allen, Mike
Human Communication Research, v25 n4 p478-97 Jun 1999
Analyzes the media-effects research published in this journal during the last 25 years via meta-analysis. Finds that, as children age, they better understand media messages; mass media are a significant source of learning; and media can influence attitudes. Discusses political, social, and educational implications, as well as implications for further research. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Special 100th Issue: Analyses of "Human Communication Research" and the Communication Discipline.