Violence in Children's Television Programming: Assessing the Risks

@article{Wilson2002ViolenceIC,
  title={Violence in Children's Television Programming: Assessing the Risks},
  author={B. J. Wilson and S. L. Smith and W. Potter and Dale L Kunkel and D. Linz and Carolyn M. Colvin and E. Donnerstein},
  journal={Journal of Communication},
  year={2002},
  volume={52},
  pages={5-35}
}
This study investigates the nature and extent of violence contained in television programming that targets children aged 12 and younger. The measures employed in this content analysis are grounded in previous experimental research that bas identified contextual features that either diminish or enhance the risk of harmful effects associated with viewing violent portrayals. This report uses the database from the National Television Violence Study (Wilson et al., 1998), which involved an unusually… Expand
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