National Television Violence Study

National Television Violence Study

by National Television Violence Study
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761910883

ISBN-13: 9780761910886

Pub. Date: 03/18/1997

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This third annual report presents comparative year-to-year data on the nature of violence on television across programme genres and channel types in the United States. It contains an analysis of how the new television rating system was initially implemented and tracks trends over three years in the use of programme advisories and content codes. It also evaluates

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Overview

This third annual report presents comparative year-to-year data on the nature of violence on television across programme genres and channel types in the United States. It contains an analysis of how the new television rating system was initially implemented and tracks trends over three years in the use of programme advisories and content codes. It also evaluates public service announcements designed to prevent handgun violence among adolescents. Finally, it provides new analyses of 'high risk' presentations of violence most likely to adversely affect younger audiences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761910886
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/18/1997
Series:
National Television Violence Study Series, #2
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Pt. IViolence in Television Programming Overall: University of California, Santa Barbara Study3
Appendix 1National Television Violence Study: Sample of Programs for Content Analysis, 1994-1995160
Appendix 2Codebook for Television Violence in Programming Overall185
Pt. IITelevision Violence in "Reality" Programming: University of Texas, Austin Study269
Appendix 1Reality Shows in the 1994-1995 Sample305
Appendix 2Anti-Violent Messages in the 1994-1995 Reality Programs309
Appendix 3Tables and Figures314
Appendix 4Codebook for Television Violence in Reality Programming326
Pt. IIIRatings and Advisories for Television Programming: University of Wisconsin, Madison Study361
Children's Responses to Ratings and Advisories366
Effects of Advisories and Ratings on Parent-Child Discussions of Television Viewing Choices389
College Students' Interest in Movies on Television as a Function of MPAA Ratings394
The Use of Advisories and Ratings in the Composite Week of Television398
General Discussion of Findings and Implications407
Pt. IVAssessment of Television's Anti-Violence Messages: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Study413
References531
Index553

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