Do you see what I see? A character analysis of health risk behaviors in television shows popular with Black adolescents in the US

@article{Bleakley2018DoYS,
  title={Do you see what I see? A character analysis of health risk behaviors in television shows popular with Black adolescents in the US},
  author={Amy Bleakley and Morgan E. Ellithorpe and Lisa Prince and Michael Hennessy and Atika Khurana and Patrick Jamieson and Ilana Weitz},
  journal={Journal of Children and Media},
  year={2018},
  volume={12},
  pages={478 - 495}
}
ABSTRACT Adolescents spend many hours per day watching television, and there are racial differences in time spent watching television and in show preferences. Prior research suggests there are also differential associations in how exposure to media content affects adolescent behavior. This study examines the demographic representation of main characters and health risk behaviors (i.e., sex, alcohol use, violence, bullying, and their combinations) portrayed in television content popular with… 
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