The role of television in cultivating the values of pluralism and cultural diversity in children

Abstract

This article examines the influence of the mass media and in particular television on the development of the values of pluralism and cultural diversity in children. The role of television is quite important in forming positive attitudes toward cultural, ethnic, and other groups and in inculcating an adequate perception of social reality and tolerant, multicultural awareness. The article also analyzes the functions and principles of public broadcasting, among which diversity of programming is one of the most significant.

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@inproceedings{Gladkova2013TheRO, title={The role of television in cultivating the values of pluralism and cultural diversity in children}, author={Anna Gladkova and George Gerbner}, year={2013} }