Perceived reality in television effects research

@article{Potter1988PerceivedRI,
  title={Perceived reality in television effects research},
  author={W. Potter},
  journal={Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media},
  year={1988},
  volume={32},
  pages={23-41}
}
  • W. Potter
  • Published 1988
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media
This essay illuminates critical findings, limitations, and assumptions underlying the literature on perceived reality. Following a process of construct validation, the paper is structured to develop a conceptual definition and to hypothesize how the elements of that definition should be logically and empirically related to other relevant concepts and their measures. Perceived reality should be regarded as a multidimensional construct composed of magic window, utility, and identity elements. The… Expand
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