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What is usually known about television for children are the programmes broadcast. In contrast, the underlying criteria as well as their conditioning factors are largely unknown. This paper aims to unveil the television backstage, presenting and analysing the logics and strategic options that shape the conception, production and broadcasting of...
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Examines the assumptions about the correlation between television and print literacy. Information on approaches to media literacy; Advantages of the approaches to popular media literacy; Influence of the experiences of students with television on their perceptions and responses to print literacy education.
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This article discusses the critical importance of media education to the teaching of civics and social studies and examines approaches to civics via media literacy. Useful Web site resources are also given. This article argues that in a representative democracy, people must be educated in all forms of contemporary mediated...
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The research in this article examines audience responses to a range of factual and reality genres. It takes as a starting point that television audiences do not experience news or documentary or reality TV in isolation but as part of a range of factual and reality programmes. Factual and reality...
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The repertoire of skills and experiences learners bring to learning language and literacy is rapidly growing due to widening global television and telecommunications access. One consequence of young people interacting with multimodal media for significant portions of their waking hours is that, where educators once made use of learners' reading-and-writing-with-print...
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Explains how ideas and methods regarding television violence can be used critically through a study of connections between media use and attitudes toward foreign policy in the United States. Discussion on cultivation analysis; Evaluation on the concept of national identity; Connections between narrative and identity.
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This article examines the results of a 4-year long student-based media education project entitled "Thinking Television." This project focuses on interrogating the cultural terrain of contemporary television and developing an alternate vocabulary with attention paid to issues of multiculturalism and popular culture. Students in a media research class were simultaneously...
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The author presents a global perspective on the reasons why television is regulated, the mechanisms used for regulation, and what regulation covers, particularly its cultural purposes. The author concludes with suggestions about how this might change as nations move to wards a converged, digital future, including an increased role for...
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This paper examines televisual parody as a media literacy educator, and the potential of parody to channel the powers of comedy and entertainment in order to “teach” the techniques and rhetoric of televisual texts and genres. It focuses on the case of the hugely successful and popular animated parodic sitcom,...
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Some have claimed that CSI and programs like it have influenced the decisions rendered by some American juries.They claim that this change is an effect of viewing such programs. Henry Jenkins (Fans, Bloggers, and Gamers) argues that media effects are involuntary and unconscious. In contrast to the “CSI effect,” he...
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This paper examines three strategies of parental mediation—coviewing, restrictive mediation, and active mediation—in order to make connections, challenge, and raise questions for media literacy. Coviewing, whether it is intentional practice, or whether it functions to promote media literacy, is explored. Restrictive mediation, how it connects to protectionism, and whether restriction...
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Empowering children for a critical and judicious use and consumption of media is a main objective of media literacy. This paper aims to examine the range of television programs available for children in Portugal through a comparative analysis of the programming for children broadcast by the four Portuguese terrestrial channels...
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Much has been said and written about media education, its relevance and goals. Beyond directives, resolutions or recommendations, research in this area has deepened the foundations of media education but has also emphasized its weak points or faults. One of these critical points noted in the training and research work...
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This paper describes the main contributions of the TV broadcasters in Spain to the study of the relationships be­tween television and childhood. It is justified by the need of compile and organise these contributions. Quality contents broadcasted for children, children consumption of television and the role of TV channels to...
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Media fictional narrations on adolescents as characters and target are used by teenage audiences when looking for references for their identity building. As a starting point for Media Literacy activities to help teenage students in this process, this research focuses on the representations of adolescent students proposed by different kinds...
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