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Media Literacy Reference
The debate surrounding the ethics of advertising to children generally centres on the age at which children have developed sufficient cognitive resources both to understand the persuasive intent of marketing messages and to critically evaluate them. In this paper we argue that this debate requires urgent updating to take into...
Media Literacy Reference
In the spirit of the IPA's bridge-building initiatives between industry and academia, we argue that academics can enhance practitioners' current understanding of consumers' advertising literacy. Reviewing language and literacy theories, we suggest that this offers fresh avenues for exploring consumers' relationships with ads and advertising. We report on a study...
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Advertising aimed at adults — i.e., concerned with products and services appropriate to adults — is very often seen by children. This paper aims to illustrate when that being advertised is inappropriate to the child audience, message meaning will be gleaned from the peripheral coding mechanisms in the advertising. It...
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