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Livingstone, Sonia, Ed.; Bovill, Moira, Ed. – 2001
Integrating broadcasting, video, computing, games, and the Internet, the domestic television screen is being transformed into the site of a multimedia culture. To address questions about the meaning and uses of such new media, this volume brings together work by researchers in 12 countries--Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, the United…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Books, Childhood Attitudes, Children
Seawell, Margaret, Ed. – 1997
The National Television Violence Study (NTVS) was a 3-year effort to assess the effects of violence on television, of particular interest to education professionals is the effects of television violence on children. Funded by the National Cable Television Association, the project began in June 1994 and involved the participation of media scholars…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Higher Education, Mass Media Effects, Programming (Broadcast)
Lyle, Jack – 1975
Based on data collected by several individuals in recent years, this report is intended to provide an overview of American public broadcasting and its audiences. The size, characteristics, and viewing patterns of public, noncommercial television viewers are described. Among the findings cited in the report are the following: (1) 80 percent of…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Demography, Educational Television, Programing (Broadcast)
Ksobiech, Kenneth J.; And Others – 1975
In cooperation with the Indiana University Department of Telecommunications, the Video Access Center (VAC) in Columbus, Indiana has undertaken a two phase evaluation of its activities. The first phase, done in 1974, was designed to (1) compare VAC to other public access centers throughout the country, (2) determine the size and demographic…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Cable Television, Citizen Participation, Demography
Commission for Radio and Television in Education, Stockholm (Sweden). – 1975
The first non-commercial cable television (CATV) project in Sweden was conducted in Kiruna since it was the site of an established commercial CATV network. The Kiruna project goal was to emphasize locally produced programs. Objectives tested were production and planning forms, cooperation between groups, and utilization of a program bank.…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Community Programs, Community Services, Educational Television
British Broadcasting Corp., London (England). – 1974
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) made a study of British children and the mass media. Statistics were gathered by the BBC Audience Research Department from January to March of 1973. The aim of the study was to examine the influence of television and radio in the lives of children under the age of 15, to describe the aims and range of…
Descriptors: Audiences, Broadcast Television, Childhood Interests, Childhood Needs
Gallagher, Margaret – 1975
The Open University of Great Britain is an open-enrollment, home-based educational system in which the majority of the instruction is conducted via broadcasts and correspondence. One radio program, one television program, and the related readings from a course on decision-making in the British Education System were evaluated to see if they: 1)…
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, College Students, Correspondence Study, Course Evaluation
O'Bryan, K. G. – 1974
A study of 64 Canadian 7-12-year-olds and of adults who might influence their television viewing habits was made to measure the receptivity and acceptability of "Monkey Bars," a children's television program created as an alternative for Saturday morning viewing. A 50-minute composite tape of program segments was shown, after which…
Descriptors: Attention, Childhood Attitudes, Children, Comprehension
Marshall, Wes; And Others – 1974
The suggestions for planning, running, and evaluating minority television programing presented in this handbook are based on the experience and example of the FIESTA project (Tucson, Arizona). After initiating the reader into the topic of minority programing, the document disucsses the following topics: broadcast research, origins of the FIESTA…
Descriptors: Audiences, Ethnic Groups, Mexican Americans, Minority Groups
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Roper Organization, Inc., New York, NY. – 1975
The relative credibility of media is measured and compared over a 16-year period by the Roper Organization for the Television Information Office. Sources of information and trends in viewing habits and hours of viewing are described; the relative desirability of media as viewed by various population groups is reported. Changes in opinion as to…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Broadcast Industry, Commercial Television, Elections