ERIC Number: EJ651676
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Developing Media Literacy Skills To Challenge Television's Portrayal of Older Women.
Cohen, Harriet L.
Educational Gerontology, v28 n7 p599-620 Aug 2002
Focus groups of 19 graduate social work students viewed two episodes of "The Golden Girls." Students had differing opinions on whether the program reinforced or challenged social stereotypes about older women. The need for positive media portrayals and for media literacy was identified. (Contains 46 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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