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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
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)
Dewalt, Mark W. – 1988
This study examined the portrayal of eight specific behaviors in prime time television in general, and on those television shows preferred by 1,042 children in preschool through grade 6 who were surveyed to determine their favorite television shows, books, and school subjects. Researchers examined prime time television programs for a period from…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Content Analysis, Correlation, Elementary Education
Klapper, Joseph T. – 1976
This is an annual report on violence in prime-time television. The tabulations, based on 13 weeks of monitoring prime-time programs on three networks, indicate a decline in violence by 24% and a decline in the rate per hour of dramatic violence to 1.9 incidents per hour since last season. The study also indicated that the introduction of the…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Programing (Broadcast), Tables (Data), Television Research
Klapper, Joseph T. – 1977
This is an annual report on violence in prime-time television. The tabulations, based on the monitoring of 13 weeks of programs on three networks, indicate that CBS was the lowest of the three networks in violence, though at the same level as the previous year. ABC remained the same level as last year, while NBC increased. Both the number of…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Comparative Analysis, Programing (Broadcast), Tables (Data)
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
Todays Educ, 1969
Contains excerpts from the statement by the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence. (Author)
Descriptors: Behavior, Behavior Development, Commercial Television, Crime
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
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
Chaffee, Steven H.; McLeod, Jack M. – 1971
Three hypotheses could explain a positive correlation between violence viewing and social aggressiveness in adolescents: 1) Heavy exposure to television (TV) violence somehow reinforces or induces aggressive tendencies; 2) An aggressive child is more likely to be attracted to violent TV programs; 3) Some third factors exist which could cause both…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Aggression, Children, Family Influence
Surgeon General's Scientific Advisory Committee on Television and Social Behavior, Washington, DC. – 1972
A request by Senator John O. Pastore for an inquiry into the effect of televised crime and violence and anti-social behavior by individuals resulted in the formation of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Television and Social Behavior. The committee report consists of the conclusions reached by 12 behavioral scientists after a review of 40…
Descriptors: Aggression, Children, Environmental Influences, Programing (Broadcast)
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Wurtzel, Alan; Surlin, Stuart – Journal of Broadcasting, 1978
This article presents the results of a survey which attempted to determine what television program content is considered inappropriate or offensive by viewers, and what methods should be used to alert viewers to potentially objectionable material. (STS)
Descriptors: Commercial Television, Family Attitudes, Moral Values, Programing (Broadcast)
Rubens, William S. – Vital Speeches of the Day, 1978
Recounts a speech delivered by William S. Rubens, Vice President of National Broadcasting Company, in which he covers some of the current issues focusing on television sex and violence and network policy. Available from: Vital Speeches of the Day, City News Publishing Company, Box 606, Southold, New York 11971. (MH)
Descriptors: Mass Media, Programing (Broadcast), Sex Role, Speeches
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Fontes, Brian F.; And Others – Central States Speech Journal, 1977
Discusses a survey on Family Viewing Time designed to determine audience reactions to program content including violent and sexual content, audience perceptions of the suitability of program offerings for family viewing, and audience viewing habits with respect to Family Viewing Time. (MH)
Descriptors: Audiences, Broadcast Industry, Family Programs, Mass Media
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