TITLE

Prime-time TV's favorite beverage-alcohol

AUTHOR(S)
Lang
PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Human Ecology;Winter99, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a study conducted by Alan Mathios of Cornell University, on the ubiquity of alcohol on prime-time television programs in the United States. Frequency, nature, and meanings of alcohol messages on prime-time programs; Portrayal of alcohol-drinking adolescent characters with positive personality characteristics.
ACCESSION #
2407028

 

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