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Harm and offence in media content [electronic resource] : a review of the evidence / by Andrea Millwood Hargrave and Sonia Livingstone ; with contributions from David Brake ... [et al.].

By: Hargrave, Andrea Millwood.
Contributor(s): Livingstone, Sonia M.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Bristol, UK ; Chicago, USA : Intellect, 2009Edition: Rev. and updated 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (344 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781841502939 (electronic bk.); 1841502936 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Mass media -- Influence | Mass media | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Media StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Harm and offence in media content.DDC classification: 302.23 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Front Cover; Preliminary Pages; Contents; Preface; Executive Summary; 1 The Policy Context; 2 Researching Media Effects; 3 Television; 4 Film, Video and DVD; 5 Electronic Games; 6 Internet; 7 Telephony; 8 Radio and Music; 9 Print; 10 Advertising; 11 Regulation in the Home; 12 Conclusions; Annex I Methodological Considerations in Researching Harm and Offence; Annex II The Legal Framework of English Law Regulating Media Content; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover.
Summary: In today's media and communications environment, pressing questions arise regarding the media's potential for harm, especially in relation to children. This fully revised edition offers a unique and comprehensive analysis of the latest research on content-related media harm and offence. For the first time, a balanced, critical account brings together findings on both established and newer, interactive media. Arguing against asking simple questions about media effects, the case is made for contextualising media content and use within a multi-factor, risk-based framework in order to guide future.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Front Cover; Preliminary Pages; Contents; Preface; Executive Summary; 1 The Policy Context; 2 Researching Media Effects; 3 Television; 4 Film, Video and DVD; 5 Electronic Games; 6 Internet; 7 Telephony; 8 Radio and Music; 9 Print; 10 Advertising; 11 Regulation in the Home; 12 Conclusions; Annex I Methodological Considerations in Researching Harm and Offence; Annex II The Legal Framework of English Law Regulating Media Content; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover.

In today's media and communications environment, pressing questions arise regarding the media's potential for harm, especially in relation to children. This fully revised edition offers a unique and comprehensive analysis of the latest research on content-related media harm and offence. For the first time, a balanced, critical account brings together findings on both established and newer, interactive media. Arguing against asking simple questions about media effects, the case is made for contextualising media content and use within a multi-factor, risk-based framework in order to guide future.

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