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Television and its Viewers: Cultivation Theory and Research
Foreword 1. Origins 2. Methods of cultivation: assumptions and rationale 3. Methods of cultivation and early empirical work 4. Criticisms 5. Advancements in cultivation research 6. The bigger pictureExpand
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The State of Cultivation
Cultivation analysis investigates television's contributions to viewers' conceptions of social reality. Developed by George Gerbner in the 1960s, cultivation research continues to expand in numerousExpand
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Are Issue-Cycles Culturally Constructed? A Comparison of French and American Coverage of Global Climate Change
We present a cross-cultural comparison of newspaper coverage of global warming in France and in the United States (1987-1997) as a case study to analyze the impact of culturally bound journalisticExpand
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Telling Stories About Global Climate Change
A theory of cyclical patterns in media coverage of environmental issues must account for more than intrinsic qualities of the issues themselves: Narrative factors must be considered. A contentExpand
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Two Decades of Cultivation Research: An Appraisal and Meta-Analysis
This chapter presents a theoretical review and meta-analysis of cultivation research. The authors examine the roots of cultivation analysis, as developed by George Gerbner and colleagues, and reviewExpand
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Think about it This Way: Attribute Agenda-Setting Function of the Press and the public's Evaluation of a Local Issue
This study examined the attribute agenda-setting function of the media, which refers to significant correspondence between prominent issue attributes in the media and the agenda of attributes amongExpand
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Perceived Support for One's Opinions and Willingness to Speak Out: A Meta-Analysis of Survey Studies on the 'Spiral of Silence'
The authors report a meta-analysis of survey studies examining the relationship between people's perceptions of support for their opinions and their willingness to express those opinions. EvidenceExpand
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