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King, William, Comp. – Television & Children, 1981
A collection of quotations drawn from research and opinion papers dealing with the impact of television viewing on children. Subtopics addressed are: television viewing statistics, effects of television violence, and the relationship of television to education. (JJD)
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Behavioral Science Research, Child Development, Childhood Attitudes
Kaplan, Don – School Library Media Activities Monthly, 1986
Reviews research on the relationship between children's television viewing and their school achievement and describes learning activities related to television that are designed to teach vocabulary, grammar, and reading comprehension; promote independent reading; and encourage students to become more critical viewers. (Author/EM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Commercial Television, Critical Thinking, Elementary Secondary Education
Ogles, Robert M. – 1988
Many television viewers construct their social reality from media content as well as from sensory and interpersonally communicated information. One aspect of this media-influenced social reality is television viewers' estimates of crime in society, or their fear of criminal victimization. Several media-effects studies have demonstrated the…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Audience Analysis, Crime, Fear
Baus, F., Ed. – 1980
Baseline information for the would-be cable television educational programer is provided by two papers, one an overview of the state of the cable television industry, and the other a report on a marketing study conducted to determine consumer attitudes toward cable TV as an educational medium. In "The Promise and Reality of Cable…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Community Attitudes, Economic Factors, Educational Television
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Shanahan, James; Morgan, Michael – Journal of Educational Television, 1992
Examines results of surveys of secondary school students in Argentina, Taiwan, South Korea, China, and the United States regarding television use. Issues addressed include broadcasting schedules, amount of viewing, social and family contexts of viewing, relationships with parents, and parental attitudes. Cross-cultural patterns and implications…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Correlation, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Television
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Chew, Fiona – Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 1992
Describes a telephone survey that investigated differences in information needs during the viewing of serious news programs (i.e., The MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour) versus routine news (i.e., network news). Topics discussed include the role of the news media; types of television news; and television news program effects. (43 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Comparative Analysis, Information Needs, Mass Media Role
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Kilborn, Richard – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1989
Compares dubbing and subtitling as alternative language conversion methods for audiovisual media. European television experiences are reviewed and the two methods are contrasted economically, technically, aesthetically, and in terms of audience response. The development of dubbing and subtitling traditions in various countries is also explored and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Television, Television Surveys, Translation
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Lin, Carolyn A.; Atkin, David J. – Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 1989
Examines factors that are predictors of parental mediation and rulemaking for adolescent use of videocassette recorders (VCRs) and television. A study is described that explored the relationship of socio-demographic family patterns, media exposure, and access factors related to mediation among seventh and tenth graders, and results are compared…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Correlation, Family Characteristics, Guidelines
Murray, Charles W., Jr.; Woods, L. B. – Drexel Library Quarterly, 1982
Discusses programs of the New Christian Right, an evangelical group which applies pressures designed to affect censorship and to cause boycotts of products advertised on "offensive" television programs. Methods used in current censorship activities are highlighted. References are provided. (EJS)
Descriptors: Censorship, Humanism, Lobbying, Programing (Broadcast)