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Pereira, Sara; Pinto, Manuel – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2011
Empowering children for a critical and judicious use and consumption of media is a main objective of media literacy. This paper aims to examine the range of television programs available for children in Portugal through a comparative analysis of the programming for children broadcast by the four Portuguese terrestrial channels (RTP1, RTP2, SIC and…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Foreign Countries, Content Analysis, Educational Television
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Anderson, Daniel R.; Huston, Aletha C.; Schmitt, Kelly L.; Linebarger, Deborah L.; Wright, John C. – Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 2001
Followed up on 570 adolescents studied as preschoolers. Found that preschoolers' viewing of educational television programs was associated with achieving higher grades, reading more books, placing more value on achievement, exhibiting greater creativity, and behaving less aggressively as adolescents more consistently for boys than girls. Found…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Aggression, Body Image
Cohen, Edward E. – 1988
The National Association of Broadcasters conducted a mail survey of local commercial television stations to determine the levels of commercials and non-program material run in programs produced for children under the age of 12. A random selected composite week from the 1986-87 television season was used and 267 stations from a random sample…
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Childrens Television, Commercial Television, Programing (Broadcast)
List, Carol – 1978
Both teachers and parents assisted in a study of the effect television viewing has on reading achievement. Second-grade teachers in the Montclair (New Jersey) school district identified students who read at least one year above grade level (high achievers) and students who read at primer level or below (low achievers). Parents of these students…
Descriptors: Childrens Television, Grade 2, High Achievement, Low Achievement
Yankelovich, Skelly and White, Inc., New York, NY. – 1978
The primary objectives of this study were: (1) to determine the extent to which Sesame Street is continuing to reach underprivileged preschool children and to compare its current performance with data established in the previous studies conducted in 1970, 71, and 73; (2) to examine the relationship of Sesame Street to school age children by…
Descriptors: Childrens Television, Educational Television, Formative Evaluation, Interviews
Choate, Robert B. – 1975
This testimony presents evidence of children's television advertising excesses and abuses. The testimony points out that the average TV-watching child sees more than 22,000 commercials a year, and that on the programs most popular with children large numbers of over-the-counter drugs and hazardous products are advertised. The history of private…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Child Advocacy, Children, Childrens Television
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Osborn, D. Keith; Osborn, Janie D. – Childhood Education, 1977
The fall 1976 TV programs were previewed and the results compared with the earlier CHILDHOOD EDUCATION study to determine changes over the intervening years. (JB)
Descriptors: Childrens Television, Comparative Analysis, Television Surveys, Violence
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Turow, Joseph – Journal of Broadcasting, 1980
Charts the number and nature of nonfiction children's series broadcast over ABC, CBS, and NBC from 1948 through 1979 to assess whether educational and informational programs were appreciably different from those that existed when the 1974 Federal Communication Commission report was issued. Little significant change is apparent. (Author/MER)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Childrens Television, Decision Making, Educational Television
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Wakshlag, Jacob J.; Greenberg, Bradley S. – Human Communication Research, 1979
Investigates the effects of various programing strategies, commonly employed by the television networks, on program popularity for children. Strategies include counterprograming by type, block programing by type, inheritance effects, starting time, program familiarity, and character familiarity. Confirms the effects of starting time and program…
Descriptors: Childrens Television, Popular Culture, Predictor Variables, Programing (Broadcast)
Cameron, Catherine Ann; Wigmore, Barbara A. – 1996
Teachers are challenged by contradictory demands on curricular time. The social needs children bring to school sometimes collide with basic literacy instruction priorities. This research addressed concerns about television violence via a project that encouraged children to log their television viewing and write in daily journals their perceptions…
Descriptors: Childrens Television, Creative Writing, Extracurricular Activities, Foreign Countries
Fox, Roy F. – 1997
Since 1989, Channel One has broadcast a 10-minute newscast with two minutes of commercials. In exchange for receiving the Channel One broadcast, schools promise that 90% of the students will watch Channel One for 92% of the time; that each program must be watched in its entirety; that a show cannot be interrupted; and that teachers cannot turn the…
Descriptors: Advertising, Childrens Television, Cognitive Processes, Educational Television
Middleton, Yvette; Vanterpool, Sandra M. – 1999
Noting the research finding that children watch an average of 20 to 25 violent acts per hour on Saturday morning cartoons, this paper discusses cartoon violence and presents the findings of a survey examining children's ability to differentiate between real and fantasy violence in television cartoons and the impact of such violence. Participating…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Childhood Attitudes, Childrens Television, Cognitive Development
Ferreira, Fernanda – 1998
The 1998 Roper Youth Report is based on a nationwide cross-section of 1,189 children aged 6 to 17 years. Face-to-face interviews were conducted in the children's homes during April and May, 1998. Children who watch Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) are more likely to read, be active participants and share in family activities than non-viewers. PBS…
Descriptors: Audience Response, Audiences, Childhood Attitudes, Childhood Interests
Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC. – 1998
This report covers the results of the fiscal year 1996 (October 1, 1995 through September 30, 1996) CPB (Corporation for Public Broadcasting) Public Television Programming Survey. This biennial survey, conducted since 1974, categorizes and analyzes trends in public television programming. Program carriage information was provided by TV Data via…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Childrens Television, Educational Television, Programming (Broadcast)
Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC. – 1999
This report is a summary of a variety of educational services offered by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) supported television stations as reported in CPB's annual Station Activities Survey (1998). Highlights from the data include: 141 stations (80% of all CPB supported stations) provide educational services to elementary or secondary…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Childrens Television, Distance Education, Educational Resources
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