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ERIC Number: EJ646951
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0021-9916
Deciphering the V-Chip: An Examination of the Television Industry's Program Rating Judgments.
Kunkel, Dale; Farinola, Wendy Jo Maynard; Farrar, Kirstie; Donnerstein, Edward; Biely, Erica; Zwarun, Lara
Journal of Communication, v52 n1 p112-38 Mar 2002
Investigates the validity of the television industry's labeling of sensitive program content following the advent of the V-chip television ratings system. Examines programs for the nature and extent of portrayals of violence, sexual behavior and dialogue, and adult language. Suggests there are substantial limitations in the ability of the V-chip technology to effectively limit children's exposure to sensitive content. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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