Media influence Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Media influence.

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Encyclopedia Articles (7)

2,288 words, approx. 8 pages
Media Representations of Drinking, Drug Use, and Smoking Researchers study how drugs, alcohol, and tobacco are portrayed on television, in movies, in songs, and in other forms of media. According to ... Read more
1,184 words, approx. 4 pages
Desensitization and Media Effects Desensitization is a psychological process that has often been involved in explaining viewers' emotional reactions to media violence. Research on emotional rea... Read more
3,988 words, approx. 14 pages
News Effects According to Harold Lasswell (1948), communication in society serves three essential functions:(1) the surveillance of the environment, (2) the correlation of adaptive responses to the en... Read more
2,481 words, approx. 9 pages
Parental Mediation of Media Effects There is much concern over the negative effects of television viewing on children. Children who watch more television are at a greater risk of experiencing a host o... Read more
6,698 words, approx. 23 pages
Violence in the Media, History of Research On Public controversy about violent content in the media has a long history that extends as far back as the first decade of the twentieth century in the Unit... Read more
53,375 words, approx. 178 pages
“Violence in our society has reached epidemic proportions. ... Violence in the media for entertainment purposes has been established as a major contributing factor.” —Deborah Proth... Read more
34,778 words, approx. 116 pages
On April 20, 1999, two teenagers armed with semiautomatic weapons and explosives killed thirteen people at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. The teenagers, both students at Columbine, then... Read more
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