Children and the media

Everette E. Dennis, Edward C. Pease

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Abstract

Throughout history the media has primarily been produced by adults, for adults, about adults. Increasingly, children have become a matter of high priority in the modern media society, and as they have, they have also become the subject of much concern. From debates in Congress about the detrimental effects of movies, comic books, and video games over the last century to efforts to court children as media consumers, there is a clear recognition that the media are not now and probably never were purely adult fare. Their impact on children is at issue.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages199
ISBN (Electronic)9781351528948
ISBN (Print)9781560008729
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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