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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
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)
Seawell, Margaret, Ed. – 1998
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)
Wells, G. R.; Harwell, William L., Jr. – 1988
To determine the relationship between eighth grade students' motivation to study and the number of hours they spend in viewing television, a study interviewed 210 eighth-grade students in central Georgia concerning their daily television viewing habits. Subjects completed the Wells-Bledsoe Motivation Checklist and provided information about their…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Educational Research, Grade 8, Junior High Schools
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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
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Hepburn, Mary A. – Social Education, 1997
Provides background information and learning activities for six areas of inquiry concerning media literacy and violence. These are (1) "Monitoring 'Action' in TV Cartoons"; (2) "To Market, To Market (Share)"; (3) "What's 'Educational' Anyway"; (4) "Rating the TV Rating System"; (5) "Nine Risks of TV Violence"; and (6) "Teenagers in the News." (MJP)
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Critical Viewing, Elementary Secondary Education, Journalism
Kaiser Foundation, Oakland, CA. – 1996
This series of studies focused on the content of television programming about sexual activity and sexual relationships, examining what messages are communicated in the so-called "family hour," the first hour of prime time broadcast television (8-9 p.m. in most areas of the country). First, a content analysis documented the nature of…
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Children, Content Analysis, Focus Groups
Seawell, Margaret, Ed. – 1998
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)
Walker, James R.; Bellamy, Robert V., Jr. – 1989
An exploratory study focused on usage patterns of television remote control devices (RCDs), examining how and why individuals use television RCDs to "graze." The study identified the gratifications obtained from RCD use and evaluated their relative importance in accounting for variations in RCD use. Subjects were 455 undergraduates in…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Higher Education, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Use
Perse, Elizabeth M. – 1989
A study focused on audience selectivity and involvement before and during television exposure. Two types of selectivity were considered: program selection before exposure and changing channels while viewing. The study included four indications of audience involvement: intentionality, or anticipating TV viewing; attention or focused cognitive…
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Audience Response, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Use
Rybacki, Karyn Charles; Rybacki, Donald Jay – 1984
To examine the rhetorical vision of nuclear war presented in the television show "The Day After," it is necessary to consider (1) the motives of those involved in producing the film, (2) the debate over the film that preceded its presentation, (3) the effect of the film's message, and (4) how the film's rhetorical structure contributed…
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Audiences, Auteurism, Film Criticism
Wenner, Lawrence A. – 1983
Uses of the gratifications sought and gratifications obtained distinction in explanations of media effects have taken two conceptually distinct forms. The discrepancy approach poses that the difference between what is sought and what is actually obtained, expressed effectively as a discrepancy score, significantly aids effects explanations. The…
Descriptors: Mass Media Effects, Models, News Media, Programing (Broadcast)
Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington, DC. Office of Communication Research. – 1981
A five-study evaluation assessed the appeal of Over Easy to its target group and its effectiveness in meeting stated objectives. Aimed at viewers over the age of 55, the daily, half-hour magazine-format program produced by KQED-TV San Francisco, is intended to inform them, encourage positive attitudes about aging, and encourage interaction among…
Descriptors: Aging Education, Mass Media Effects, Middle Aged Adults, Older Adults
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