ERIC Number: EJ646950
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Prime-Time Television: Assessing Violence during the Most Popular Viewing Hours.
Smith, Stacy L.; Nathanson, Amy I.; Wilson, Barbara J.
Journal of Communication, v52 n1 p84-111 Mar 2002
Assesses the prevalence and context of violence in prime-time television programming using a random, representative sample. Shows that, regardless of the time of day, viewers are likely to encounter violence in roughly 2 out of 3 programs. Identifies specific channel types and genres that feature potentially harmful depictions of violence during prime time. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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