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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)
Kear, Lynn – 1985
Thirty-five books and articles about television and sex roles that were published between l954 and l983 are listed in this annotated bibliography. Among the topics covered in the articles and books are female stereotypes, the influence of television on children's perception of sex roles, a survey and summary of the research on sex roles and mass…
Descriptors: Androgyny, Females, Males, Mass Media
Caron, Andre H.; And Others – 1982
Seven countries--Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, France, Hungary, Italy, and Japan--participated in a comparative study of television programing and audiences. Four statistical indicators--structure of programs broadcast, availability of programing, potential viewing and actual viewing--were used to analyze over 25 categories of programing, which for…
Descriptors: Audiences, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
National Technical Inst. for the Deaf, Rochester, NY. – 1979
This manual presents production guidelines and suggestions for use by commercial, public, and educational broadcast facilities that seek to provide television interpreting for the hearing impaired. Topics covered include a brief overview of the need for television services for this audience and the use of closed captioning and sign language to…
Descriptors: Deaf Interpreting, Guidelines, Hearing Impairments, Interpreters
Nielsen (A.C.) Co., Chicago, IL. – 1979
The Nielsen data on commercial television viewing and programming contained in this report are estimates of the audiences and other characteristics of television usage as derived from Nielsen Television Index and Nielsen Station Index measurements. Data and brief discussions are provided on the number of commercial and public stations; number of…
Descriptors: Audiences, Cable Television, Color, Commercial Television
Gantz, Walter; Kowalewski, Paul – 1979
Telephone interviews were conducted with 308 adults in a large eastern metropolitan area as part of a study to discover levels of satisfaction with present television programing; awareness of and exposure to religious broadcasts; motivations for exposure to "The 700 Club," a nationally syndicated religious program; and potential utilization of…
Descriptors: Christianity, Mass Media, Programing (Broadcast), Public Opinion
Williams, Sally; Crane, Valerie – 1975
From birth to age 18, the average child spends more time watching television than in the classroom. During the developmental years when the boundaries between fantasy and reality are not clear, a child is exposed to massive doses of violence and killing. Sex roles and stereotypes are also given a lot of air time. By not placing the child in an…
Descriptors: Audiences, Bibliographies, Child Psychology, Commercial Television
Withey, Stephen B.; And Others – 1975
In response to a growing concern that violence portrayed on television may have a deleterious effect on the behavior of viewers, a committee was constituted to develop an index which could be used to monitor the amount of television violence. In constructing such an indicator, careful consideration was given to its uses, since the use would…
Descriptors: Children, Committees, Conference Reports, Measurement Techniques
Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Ottawa (Ontario). – 1969
A survey was made of television viewing in Canada in order to show the impact of cable television on television viewing in general, with special emphasis on examining the effect on the various categories of television station ownership. The report shows the extent to which television viewing habits vary between (a) those who watch television via…
Descriptors: Cable Television, National Surveys, Programing (Broadcast), Television
London Univ. (England). Inst. of Education. – 1967
This 1967 summary of closed circuit television (CCTV) activities in medical education presents descriptive information on 35 different medical institutions in Great Britain. Specific data on CCTV are offered by institution, equipment, and uses under each medical field: anatomy, anaesthetics, geriatrics, medicine, obstretrics and gynaecology,…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Closed Circuit Television, Color, Demonstrations (Educational)
Weiss, Walter – 1966
The mass media are considered to be television, radio, movies, and newspapers. They may generate changes in cognition and comprehension. They do effect emotional arousal, sex and behavior identification, and changes in allocation of time, consumer purchase, and voting behavior. The only data which show a clear relationship between the mass media…
Descriptors: Aggression, Behavior Change, Communications, Comparative Analysis
Anderson, James A. – 1971
Past studies of media credibility have yielded contradictory results. In some research, television has the most credibility, while in others, radio or newspapers have the most. A probable reason for this is the way survey questions are phrased. In asking for a "major source of news," some questions focus on the "most likely medium" for news in…
Descriptors: Audiences, Intermode Differences, Mass Media, Media Research
Atkin, Charles K., Ed.; And Others – 1971
Approximately 300 annotated references to research on the impact of television and other visual media on the behavior and development of children are presented in three sections of this bibliography. The first section consists of reports about the type of fare offered to the public and the values and picture of life it presents. Literature in the…
Descriptors: Aggression, Annotated Bibliographies, Audiences, Children
Powell, R. J. – 1971
Television viewing habits of 12 to 14 year olds in Australia were studied, and an attempt was made to correlate amount of viewing time and choice of programs with these children's intelligence and personality. Average viewing time per night was three hours and 40 minutes. A large variation was found in the time at which children ceased viewing.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Audiences, Commercial Television, Individual Characteristics
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