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DeJesus, Ora M. – 1988
Unlike commercial television, whose portrayal of older adults is often negative or degrading, cable television could offer an opportunity for more positive programming directed at older adults. Those who are interested in the portrayal of older adults and aging on television should seek control of the medium available to them, i.e., local cable…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Cable Television, Commercial Television, Older Adults
Ward, Scott; Wackman, Daniel B. – 1975
In this survey a sample was taken of kindergarten students, third graders, and sixth graders of both sexes and of varying socioeconomic backgrounds for the purpose of exploring their attitudes toward television commercials. Questions concerning the child's mother's attitude towards commercials, the child's cognition of commercials, and the child's…
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Elementary Education
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Keegan, Carol A. V. – Journal of Communication, 1980
Discusses the capabilities of three qualitative television rating systems and possible application of resulting data by public television. (JMF)
Descriptors: Audiences, Programing (Broadcast), Public Television, Research Design
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Hepburn, Mary A. – Social Education, 1997
Summarizes a wealth of evidence establishing a causal relationship between television viewing and violence. Outlines a series of corrective measures available within the fields of media literacy, public policy, and education. Briefly discusses related issues such as government versus self-regulation, and First Amendment protections. (MJP)
Descriptors: Critical Viewing, Elementary Secondary Education, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Role
Moran, Peter – 1990
This paper presents evidence for the positive impact of television on 1,500 children, aged 6 to 16 years old, specifically concerning their conceptions of beauty. The role of television was repeatedly mentioned by the subjects although it was not the primary research goal of the researcher. Examples of children's descriptions of beauty as derived…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Aesthetic Values, Children, Critical Viewing
Lemen, Jack A. – 1978
The plans of the Kansas Public Television Board (KPTB) for development of the Kansas Television Network are detailed for the period extending from FY 1979 to FY 1983; the proposed system is designed to serve the needs of the communities by extending existing capabilities and resources, sharing common resources, and enriching the total system.…
Descriptors: Facility Expansion, Facility Guidelines, Facility Planning, Financial Support
QCTV Ltd., Edmonton (Alberta). – 1978
This compendium of papers, prepared by staff of a Canadian public cable company, examines cablevision marketing in Canada, multiple replay community programming, the first QCTV film production, QCTV special programming, television coverage of the House of Commons, establishment of a data processing system, use of that system for customer service,…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Communications, Data Processing, Deafness
Epstein, Robert H.; Bozler, Dianne A. – 1976
Presented here are the findings of a telephone survey of randomly selected middle class families with preschool children. The survey, conducted as part of the Project in Television and Early Childhood Education at the University of Southern California, was initiated to provide a description of preschool children's viewing behavior and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age, Childrens Television, Demography
Blinco, Priscilla N. – 1988
Educational television is used in Japan at the early childhood, elementary, and secondary education levels. Educational broadcasting is provided by the public broadcasting company, NHK (Nippon Hoso Kyokai) and various commercial broadcasting companies. Instructional aids are produced by either NHK or one of the commercial companies, and there is…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Early Childhood Education, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education
Enochs, Larry G. – 1988
The Search for Solutions (SFS) film series has been a popular and important component of many school science programs ranging from elementary to college level. Phillips Petroleum Corporation, funding agent for the SFS, reported that by 1984 some 26,000 schools, 83 percent of all public and private schools, had used the series. In addition, some 84…
Descriptors: Achievement, College Science, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Minor, Michael J.; Bradburn, Norman M. – 1976
A survey project carried out by the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) measured the effects of viewing the television series, "Feeling Good." The survey was one of four studies undertaken to assess the impact of the "Feeling Good" series. This project was a field experiment designed to ascertain the effects of viewing of…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Educational Television, Females, Field Studies
Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC. Office of Communication Research. – 1974
During March 1974, a telephone survey to determine television viewing patterns was conducted in a four-county area surrounding Nashville, Tennessee. Data were gathered concerning family characteristics and time spent watching WDCN, Nashville's public broadcasting station. Results characterized viewers according to total time spent watching…
Descriptors: Audiences, Community Characteristics, Demography, Individual Characteristics
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Lake Central School Corp., St. John, IN. – 1973
This report attempts to measure the first year effects of a local television series designed to increase reading readiness. Kindergarten children enrolled in the Lake Central Schools were subjects for testing the effectiveness of the TV readiness program. Other evaluation inputs included kindergarten teacher rater judgements and a survey of Lake…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Educational Television, Kindergarten Children, Parent Attitudes
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)
Japan Broadcasting Co., Tokyo – 1976
Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK), the Japanese Broadcasting Corporation, operates two public television, two medium wave radio and one VHF-FM public radio networks. NHK derives its support from receiver fees. Under the 1950 Broadcast Law which established NHK as a public broadcasting organization the Prime Minister appoints NHK's Board of Governors and…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Audiences, Broadcast Industry, Educational Radio