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The Conduct of Exploratory Research into the Social Origins of Broadcasting Audiences
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This paper describes research conducted by the then Television Research Unit at the University of Leeds in 1969 and 1970. It was composed as a report to the Social Science Research Council, which funded the work.
Material from this research subsequently appeared in a paper: ‘The Television Audience: A Revised Perspective’, by Denis McQuail, Jay G Blumler & J R Brown, in Denis McQuail (Ed.): Sociology of Mass Communications. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1972.
The St Louis Court Brief. Debating audience ‘effects’ in public
No. 02-3010, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Brief Amici Curiae of Thirty-three Media Scholars* in Interactive Digital Software Association, et al. v. St. Louis County, et al.
On Appeal From a Judgment of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division
September 24, 2002
- I: Research on violent video games has not demonstrated real-world harm
- II: Media-effects research overall has not demonstrated that violent entertainment causes real-world harm
- Most studies have negative results
- Occasional positive results do not establish real-world harm
- III: The functions of fantasy violence
Mark Jancovich & Lucy Faire with Sarah Stubbings. The Place of the Audience: Cultural Geographies of Film Consumption. BFI Publishing (2003). ISBN 0-85170-943-5 (hbk), 0-85170-942-7 (pbk), pp. vi + 281
Kim Schrøder, Kirsten Drotner, Stephen Kline & Catherine Murray. Researching Audiences. London, Arnold (2003). ISBN 0-340-76275-6 (hbk), 0-340-76274-8 (pbk), pp. vii + 422