• Publications
  • Influence
Mental Disorders Stigma in the Media: Review of Studies on Production, Content, and Influences
  • A. Klin, D. Lemish
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of health communication
  • 23 July 2008
This article analyzes two decades of research regarding the mass media's role in shaping, perpetuating, and reducing the stigma of mental illness. It concentrates on three broad areas common in mediaExpand
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Spinning the web of identity: the roles of the internet in the lives of immigrant adolescents
This article illuminates the roles of the internet in the unique intersection between adolescence and immigration, when they are engaged in settling into and adjusting to a new society. Expand
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Media Uses in Immigrant Families
This study examines the roles of the different media — those in the host language, those in the mother tongue and those of the global media — in the lives of immigrant children and adolescents fromExpand
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The Routledge international handbook of children, adolescents and media
Foreword Maire Messenger Davies. Creating a shared scholarly arena: Editor's Introduction Dafna Lemish. Part 1: Childhoods and Constructions Editor's Introduction. 1. The co-construction of media andExpand
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Television as a talking picture book: a prop for language acquisition.
This study provides longitudinal observations of young children's behaviours while viewing television in their own homes, over a time when the children were actively involved in the process ofExpand
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On the Gendered Nature of Mobile Phone Culture in Israel
Data from surveys and personal interviews were used to analyze gendered patterns and contexts of the mobile phone use of Israelis. The findings suggest that the mobile phone has become an everyday,Expand
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"My Kind of Campfire": The Eurovision Song Contest and Israeli Gay Men
This study examined the role of the European Song Contest (ESC) in the lives of Israeli gay men and its contribution to their construction of individual as well as collective identity. The empiricalExpand
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Screening Gender on Children's Television: The Views of Producers around the World
@contents: Selected Contents: List of figures Acknowledgements The Journey: A Preface Chapter 1. Gender representations and their socializing role: What do we already know? Chapter 2. StudyingExpand
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Media Health Literacy (MHL): development and measurement of the concept among adolescents.
Increasing media use among adolescents and its significant influence on health behavior warrants in-depth understanding of their response to media content. This study developed the concept and testedExpand
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The rules of viewing television in public places
Naturalistic methods were employed in studying television viewing in a variety of public places. The behavioral regularities that emerged included adjustment to the setting, to other viewers and toExpand
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