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  The influence of television on children
While early television commercials were criticized for being overwhelmingly biased in favor of males, a study of commercials broadcast between 1971 and 1985 indicated a better balance of male and female characters (Bretl and Cantor, 1988).
Another aspect of television advertising that is overwhelmingly a masculine province is voiceovers and narration, in which 83-90 percent of the voices are male (Basow, 1992).
Gender role stereotypes seen on television are, in turn, reinforced by parents, friends, and school, contributing to the child's sense of what it means to be male or female in society.
www2.lewisu.edu /~gazianjo/influence_of_television_on_child.htm   (2172 words)

 Television Arts
Television is a system by which transient images are produced in series to appear as a moving picture, similar to a film.
Television involves the transmission of entertainment, information and education programs to a vast public audience in picture and sound.
Television sytems are intended to add senses of vision and hearing beyond that of normal human capability.
infotut.com /reference/Arts/Television   (301 words)

 Proclamation 5549 -- National Children's Television Awareness Week, 1986
Television is a medium of enormous potential capable of bringing a myriad of sights and sounds into our homes, schools, and places of work.
Quality television programming can open wide the windows of curiosity for children and enable them to share in the wonder of man's experience -- whether in history, politics, religion, culture, or sports.
Television can also be a powerful tool in convincing children to say ``no'' to illegal drugs and ``yes'' to life.
www.reagan.utexas.edu /archives/speeches/1986/101386c.htm   (309 words)

 Television Violence and Behavior: A Research Summary. ERIC Digest.
Several variables in the relationship between television violence and aggression related to characteristics of the viewers and to the portrayal of violence are identified.
While few would say that there is absolute proof that watching television caused aggressive behavior, the overall cumulative weight of all the studies gives credence to the position that they are related.
Essentially, television violence is one of the things that may lead to aggressive, antisocial, or criminal behavior; it does, however, usually work in conjunction with other factors.
www.ericdigests.org /1994/television.htm   (1362 words)

 Television Violence: Christian Resource Centre (Bermuda)
It is certainly true that television violence does not account for all the causes of children's aggression, and it is also true that some children are a great deal more likely to be affected by television violence than others, and that it is these children who are likely to be potentially more aggressive anyway.
The age of eight is critical in the relationship between television violence and the development of aggression, because of the cognitive and emotional developments that occur at this age.
One explanation may be that television provides children with rather narrow and stereotypical characters, so that they have relatively little opportunity to express their increased sophistication if they choose television characters as heroes.(36) In one study, children who chose family members or other real people as their heroes did show a more sophisticated understanding.
www.nisbett.com /child-ent/television_violence.htm   (13794 words)

 NTN Pty Ltd and NBN Ltd v The State [1986] PNGLR 167 (21 August 1986)
Whilst it may be that cable television will be controlled on a similar basis to broadcast television after the conclusion of the Public Inquiry and the introduction of legislation, that position does not apply for the time being.
On 10 July 1986 the paper was considered and the decision to advise the Head of State was made and conveyed the same day.
It is abundantly clear from the Agreement that legislation would be enacted to regulate television but I re-iterate that it was not the agreement of the parties, at least from my reading of the whole Agreement, that NTN could not commence transmission before such legislation was in effect.
www.worldlii.org /pg/cases/PNGLR/1986/167.html   (6014 words)

 1986 in television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
March 10 - The first advert for a sanitary towel is broadcast on British television, on Channel 4.
June - The Yorkshire Television ITV region becomes the first UK terrestrial channel to broadcast 24 hours a day, initially simulcasting the cable music video channel Music Box throughout the night.
ABC becomes the second American station to discontinue use of chime intonations at the beginning of telecasts, as the network moves to satellite feed activation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1986_in_television   (1006 words)

 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > 1986
February 27 - The United States Senate allows its debates to be televised on a trial basis.
February 28 - Swedish prime minister Olof Palme is shot dead on his way home from the cinema, his wife the only witness.
The FOX Broadcasting Company becomes the United States' fourth television network.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/19/1986   (685 words)

 ED272855 1986-00-00 Television Viewing and Reading. ERIC Digest.
Data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) (1986) indicate a continued deficiency in advanced reading skills among students in all age groups and a leveling-off of the upward trend in the reading performance of 9- and 11-year-old children between 1980 and 1984.
In a 1982 meta-analysis of 23 studies dealing with television and achievement in various academic areas, Williams and her colleagues (1982) showed that some televiewing was beneficial, with viewing up to 10 hours a week correlating positively with reading achievement.
Television rivals both the family and the school as a shaping force in the lives of children, a situation not likely to change soon.
www.thememoryhole.org /edu/eric/ed272855.html   (1201 words)

 Advanced Television Systems Committee
The purpose of the ATSC is to facilitate and develop voluntary technical standards for an advanced television system to replace the aging American NTSC television standard.
In 1993, the Advanced Television Systems Committee recommended adoption of a ghost-canceling reference signal which is expected to dramatically improve the quality of television reception suffering from multipath interference in large metropolitan areas.
In 1986, the CCIR refused to accept the standard, claiming that adoption would be detrimental to the interest of many of its members and participants.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/A/htmlA/advancedtele/advancedtele.htm   (564 words)

 U.S. Senate: Art & History Home > Historical Minutes > 1964-Present > Live Television from the Senate ...
Few households in the United States owned television sets in November 1947 when the Senate, for the first time, allowed the televising of a committee hearing.
From the 1950s through the 1970s, televised Senate hearings played a major part in shaping public opinion on topics ranging from organized crime and alleged communist infiltration of federal agencies to the war in Vietnam and the Watergate scandals.
By early 1986, Majority Leader Bob Dole and Democratic Leader Robert C. Byrd worried that the lack of television coverage was transforming the Senate into the nation’s forgotten legislative body.
www.senate.gov /artandhistory/history/minute/live_television.htm   (371 words)

 AJET 2(1): Greig (1986) - television in higher education
Hutton discusses: the uses of television, the continuing triviality of much broadcast television, the best styles for presentation, the concern over children's viewing habits and the need for research.
The presence of a television studio on campus often focused interest on the use of audio-visual methods and on educational technology in general.
There is a danger here for professional educational television producers that this familiarity may breed contempt for their skills (particularly when funds are tight).
www.ascilite.org.au /ajet/ajet2/greig.html   (1296 words)

 ETF - Books and Magazines
Television development from 1877 through 1939 in Europe and the U.S. The Box, Jeff Kisseloff, Penguin Books, 1995.
An oral history of television in the United States from 1920 to 1961.
The story of the invention of television, from Baird through color television.
www.earlytelevision.org /biblio.html   (411 words)

 1986 in television
See also: 1985 in television, other events of 1986, 1987 in television and the list of 'years in television'.
May 10 - Tommy Lee of Mötley Crüe marries actress Heather Locklear.
October - The FOX Broadcasting Company becomes the United States' fourth commercial broadcast television network.
jenson.fastload.org /19/1986_in_television.html   (206 words)

 Backstory - 1/15/2001 - Broadcasting & Cable   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution has sold off-network episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent to the Fox-owned stations as a Monday-Friday strip for next fall, B&C has learned.
The straight 50-50 barter deal for the drama in its sixth season on NBC, with an ensemble cast including Chris Noth and Vincent D’Onofrio (left), marks the first time in years that a major off-net hour has been offered to stations for weekday runs.
In 1986, talk television's top yacker was Phil Donahue, who managed to corner the market on the genre.
www.broadcastingcable.com /article/CA58558.html?display=People   (498 words)

 (WO/1986/006239) TELEVISION PROGRAM TRANSMISSION VERIFICATION METHOD AND APPARATUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
(EN) A method and apparatus for verifying the proper airing of television programs having a digital identification code recorded on a preselected scan line which is not normally visible to the television viewer.
A plurality of television channels are automatically simultaneously monitored by a primary monitoring system (50, 70, 52, 56, 58) at a site (30) within the reception area and broadcast encoded programs are identified and timed and appraised as to their audio and video signal quality.
The information generated is stored locally for later comparison with centrally stored (62) information specifying the programs that should have been aired.
www.wipo.int /pctdb/en/wo.jsp?WO=1986/06239   (455 words)

 STATEMENT ON ZAMBIAN TELEVISION, JUNE 1986   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Pretoria regime has left no option for the people of South Africa but the struggle to counter state terrorism and violence, Tambo said.
Speaking on Zambian television to commemorate the Soweto students' uprising in 1976, Tambo said: "Like in the rest of Africa, apartheid cannot be dismantled piecemeal.
(1) From: BBC Monitoring Report, June 11, 1986; quoted in ANC News Briefing, London, June 15, 1986
www.anc.org.za /ancdocs/history/or/pr/zam86b.html   (446 words)

 Downtown (1986) TV Show - Downtown (1986) Television Show - TV.com
Downtown (1986) TV Show - Downtown (1986) Television Show - TV.com
Police officer John Foley is the Probation Officer for four parolees living together in a halfway house.
Tell the world what you think of Downtown (1986), write a review for this show.
www.tv.com /downtown-1986/show/10153/summary.html   (91 words)

 TIME.com: Television -- Nov. 3, 1986 -- Page 1
In Mandarin their names will be pronounced "Mi-lao-shu" and "Tang-lao-ya," but the saucer ears and orange bill will show them unmistakably to be the popular Disney characters Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck.
Beginning this week, at 6:30 every Sunday evening, the 30-minute "Mickey and Donald" animated cartoon show will be broadcast on China Central Television Network, dubbed in Mandarin.
In Peking last week, Disney officials announced that the company would provide the Chinese network with 104 episodes over the next two years.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,962770,00.html   (381 words)

 About Meet the Press - Meet the Press, online at MSNBC - MSNBC.com
year, Meet the Press is the longest-running program in the history of television.  Russert has interviewed every major figure on the American political scene.
Russert joined NBC News in 1984.  In April 1985, he supervised the live broadcasts of the Today program from Rome, negotiating and arranging an appearance by Pope John Paul II, a first for American television.  In 1986 and 1987 Russert led NBC News weeklong broadcasts from South America, Australia and China.
TV Guide selected his use of the white dry eraser board (Florida, Florida, Florida) on Election Night 2000 as one of the “100 Most Memorable TV Moments” in history.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/4459759   (615 words)

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(EN) Television set with videotext and/or screen text decoder.
The signal generators are synchronized by the scanning generators of the television set.
www.wipo.int /pctdb/en/wo.jsp?WO=1986/06910   (170 words)

 YouTube - Edge of the Wedge 1986
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Severed Heads on ABC Television in 1986, Severed Heads on ABC Television in 1986, Tom shows how to make music with watermelons and Stephen demonstrates his home brew video synthesiser.
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 Hollywood Squares 1986-1989
Substitute Host: Jim J. Bullock, Alf, Shadoe Stevens
Origination: NBC Studios, Burbank (1986), ABC Television Center, Los Angeles (1987), Fox Television Center, Los Angeles (1987-1988), Universal Studios, Hollywood (1989)
The Squares returned in 1986, with a new host, John Davidson and basically the same gameplay.
www.gameshow-galaxy.net /squares2.htm   (335 words)

 In The 80s - Top Television Programs 1985-1986
In The 80s - Top Television Programs 1985-1986
Memorable TV Events Quotes Television Trivia Quiz Top TV Programs Catch Phrases Primetime Schedules
Try one or even better, write one of your own!
www.inthe80s.com /tube8586.shtml   (75 words)

 TIME Magazine Cover: Laurence Tisch - Sep. 22, 1986 - Television - CBS - Broadcasting - Business - Media
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TIME Magazine Cover: Laurence Tisch - Sep. 22, 1986 - Television - CBS - Broadcasting - Business - Media
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