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ERIC Number: EJ607865
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0021-9916
Overrepresentation and Underrepresentation of African Americans and Latinos as Lawbreakers on Television News.
Dixon, Travis L.; Linz, Daniel
Journal of Communication, v50 n2 p131-54 Spr 2000
Utilizes intergroup, interrole, and interreality comparisons to investigate whether African Americans, Latinos, and Whites are portrayed as lawbreakers or law defenders on television news. Finds (1) blacks are overrepresented as lawbreakers according to each of the indicators; and (2) Latinos are underrepresented as both officers and perpetrators according to interreality comparisons. (NH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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