National Television Violence Study

National Television Violence Study

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ISBN-10: 0761916539

ISBN-13: 9780761916536

Pub. Date: 04/16/1998

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

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:
9780761916536
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/16/1998
Series:
National Television Violence Study Series , #3
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Joel Federman
PART ONE: VIOLENCE IN TELEVISION PROGRAMMING OVERALL: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA STUDY
Summary - Stacey L Smith et al
Background and Overview of the Study
Description of Methods
Results
Year Three Data
Discussion
PART TWO: TELEVISION VIOLENCE IN 'REALITY' (NON-FICTIONAL)PROGRAMMING: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN STUDY
Summary - Charles Whitney et al
Introduction
Measuring Violence in Reality Programs
Sampling
Methods
Reliability
Results
Violence in Reality Genres
Summary, Conclusions and Recommendation
PART THREE: RATINGS AND ADVISORIES FOR TELEVISION PROGRAMMING: UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON STUDY
Summary - Joanne Cantor and Amy Nathanson
Introduction
The Use of 'TV Parental Guidelines' in the Composite Week of Television
Use of Advisories, Ratings and Content Codes in the Composite Week of Television
Discussion of Findings and Implications
PART FOUR: TESTING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS THAT DEPICT IMMEDIATE PHYSICAL CONSEQUENCES OF HANDGUN VIOLENCE
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL STUDY
Summary - Jay M Bernhardt, Jane Brown and Shelley Golden
Introduction
Theoretical Perspectives
PSA Development
Methods
Results and Discussion
Final Recommendations

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