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Lay Theories of Media Effects: Power Rangers at Pre-school

Ellen Seiter

in Television and New Media Audiences

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198711421
eISBN:
9780191694905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198711421.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The pre-school environment is evidently complex as it exists across a wide variety of school setups, policies, principles, and practices. Some schools highly discourage media viewing while ... More


Mass Media and Public Opinion

Joseph M. CHAN and Francis L. F. LEE

in Contemporary Hong Kong Politics: Governance in the Post-1997 Era

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098299
eISBN:
9789882206779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098299.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter offers an analytical account of the definitions of public opinion, the roles of the mass media, and how they may influence the government and politics of Hong Kong. It also proposes a ... More


The Consequences of In-Your-Face Politics for Arousal and Memory

Diana C. Mutz

in In-Your-Face Politics: The Consequences of Uncivil Media

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691165110
eISBN:
9781400865871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165110.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores how emotional arousal is a common component of everyday experience. Arousal can be positive and/or negative, and it can vary greatly in its intensity. Importantly, arousal is a ... More


Introduction

Bernhard Fulda

in Press and Politics in the Weimar Republic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199547784
eISBN:
9780191720079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547784.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This introductory chapter underlines the importance and originality of the book as a contribution to our understanding of the fate of Weimar democracy. It reflects on the connection between media ... More


Conclusion

Ellen Seiter

in Television and New Media Audiences

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198711421
eISBN:
9780191694905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198711421.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

As the ABC billboard emphasizes that watching TV exudes hipness and honour in spite of the negative connotations that it is attributed with, this is made possible only because this advertising was ... More


Seeing Bias: Discrediting and Dismissing Accurate Attributions

Adam Benforado and Jon Hanson

in Ideology, Psychology, and Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199737512
eISBN:
9780199918638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737512.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the way in which dispositionism maintains its dominance as an attributional framework despite failing to capture accurately the causes of human behavior. The answer lies in a ... More


Integrating media effects research and music psychology

Mark Shevy

in The Psychology of Music in Multimedia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199608157
eISBN:
9780191761225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608157.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Social Psychology

The ‘media effects’ paradigm of mass communication research has produced a substantial body of knowledge about the psychological impact of audiovisual media. Although music exists in virtually every ... More


Themes and Theoretical Perspectives

Patti M. Valkenburg and Jessica Taylor Piotrowski

in Plugged In: How Media Attract and Affect Youth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300218879
eISBN:
9780300228090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218879.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Not all youth are equally susceptible to the influence of media. Yet despite this truth, the idea that media and technology have large effects on all children and teens often prevails in contemporary ... More


Media and public policy

Andrea Lawlor

in Policy Analysis in Canada

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447334910
eISBN:
9781447334934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334910.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Mass media has taken on an increasingly influential role with respect to the design, implementation and critical evaluation of public policy. This chapter explores the many ways in which media ... More


Sell-by Date?: Examining the Shelf Life and Effects of Female Actors in Popular Films

Stacy L. Smith, Amy Granados, Marc Choueiti, and Katherine M. Pieper

in The Social Science of Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199797813
eISBN:
9780199369522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797813.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The aim of this chapter is to review research on the status of females in one cultural industry: popular films. To this end, the content analytic work on gender roles in motion picture content is ... More


The Media Agenda

Rens Vliegenthart and Stefaan Walgrave

in Comparative Policy Agendas: Theory, Tools, Data

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198835332
eISBN:
9780191872945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835332.003.0028
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses what role the media agenda has played in (comparative) agenda research. Studies into the characteristics of the media agenda demonstrate that, compared to other agendas, the ... More


Informational Demands for News: Agenda Setting and Audience Influence

Joseph E. Uscinski

in The People's News: Media, Politics, and the Demands of Capitalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760338
eISBN:
9780814762868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760338.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the development of media effects research. It examines how demands for information influence not only the content of news but also the ability of the news to influence the ... More


Why Can’t We Sell Human Rights Like We Sell Soap?

Robert C. Hornik

in Understanding Social Action, Promoting Human Rights

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195371895
eISBN:
9780199979127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371895.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In Chapter 3, communications scholar Robert C. Hornik gives a brief history of the health communications field and outlines insights and pitfalls relevant to human rights communications efforts. In ... More


Effects of News Media Coverage on Public Support for European Integration

Claes H. de Vreese and Hajo G. Boomgaarden

in (Un)intended Consequences of EU Parliamentary Elections

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757412
eISBN:
9780191817120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757412.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The media play an important role as a source of information during European Parliament elections. Generally speaking, there is a positive relationship between being exposed to news about the European ... More


Faith in the Digital Age: Emerging Adults’ Religious Mosaics and Media Practices

Piotr S. Bobkowski

in Emerging Adults' Religiousness and Spirituality: Meaning-Making in an Age of Transition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199959181
eISBN:
9780199379620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959181.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The media (e.g., Internet, television, video games, music, movies, magazines) play a prominent role in the lives of emerging adults today. This chapter identifies and categorizes various ... More


Just Like Leaves in the Wind? Exploring the Effect of the Interplay of Media Coverage and Personal Characteristics on Issue Salience

Agatha Kratz and Harald Schoen

in Voters and Voting in Context: Multiple Contexts and the Heterogeneous German Electorate

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198792130
eISBN:
9780191834295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792130.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter explores the effect of the interplay of personal characteristics and news coverage on issue salience during the 2009 to 2015 period and during the election campaign in 2013. We selected ... More


Conservative News Studies: Mapping an Unrealized Field

Anthony Nadler and A. J. Bauer

in News on the Right: Studying Conservative News Cultures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190913540
eISBN:
9780190913571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913540.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter maps several lines of academic inquiry that speak to the yet unrealized field of conservative news studies. The chapter explores how scholars have approached the notion of “liberal bias” ... More


Media Effects, Communication, and Complexity Science Insights on Games for Learning

John L. Sherry

in Learning by Playing: Video Gaming in Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199896646
eISBN:
9780190256142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199896646.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines media effects, communication, and complexity science insights on games for learning. More specifically, it considers how a communication perspective can contribute to research ... More


Did the Russian Machinations Make the Election Close Enough for Clinton to Lose/Trump to Win?

Kathleen Hall Jamieson

in Cyberwar: How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President: What We Don't, Can't, and Do Know

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190058838
eISBN:
9780197555415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190058838.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Throughout Cyberwar, Jamieson argues that taken together the Russian interventions, including press use of the hacked content, troll messaging, disinformation, and the changes in the media and ... More


Examining Russian-Speaking Identity from Below1

Ammon Cheskin

in Russian Speakers in Post-Soviet Latvia: Discursive Identity Strategies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748697434
eISBN:
9781474418539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697434.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

Chapter 5 moves away from an analysis of so-called elite discourse and instead analyses discourses and understandings of Russian speakers at the ground level. This chapter is based on focus group ... More


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