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Communication Research Reports
A national survey of mass media scholars was conducted to answer the question, "What impact do you believe television has on children? The 486 scholars' beliefs are provocative, indicate a disparity exists between published empirical reports and the personal beliefs held by scholars and suggests a research agenda for future mass communication research. Perhaps most interestingly, a negative relationship was observed between academic publication and perceived negative consequences of television.
This article was published in Communication Research Reports, 2006, © Taylor & Francis
Turow, J. (1985). The Effects of Television on Children: What the Experts Believe. Communication Research Reports, 2 (1), 149-155. Retrieved from http://repository.upenn.edu/asc_papers/36
Date Posted: 18 January 2008
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