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The SAGE Handbook of Child Development explores the multicultural development of children through the varied and complex interplay of traditional agents of socialization as well as contemporary media influences, examining how socialization practices and media content construct and teach us about diverse cultures. Editors Joy K. Asamen, Mesha L. Ellis, and Gordon L. Berry, along with chapter authors from a wide variety of disciplines, highlight how to analyze, compare, and contrast alternative perspectives of children of different cultures, domestically and globally, with the major principles and theories of child development in cognitive, socioemotional, and/or social/contextual domains.
Chapter 17: Children and Television News Broadcasting: An Intercultural Communication Analytical Approach
Children and Television News Broadcasting: An Intercultural Communication Analytical Approach
The average news story is 60 seconds long. The average news article is 400 words long. The normal child is developing the cognitive skills to read visual media until past the age of 21, extended adolescence having become a norm in the United States. Children who have been raised since the 1980s are cited as less compassionate, as having more ennui, and as looking for more cultural substance than those of previous generations. In this chapter, my approach will be from an intercultural communication viewpoint. Lustig and Koester (1996) define communication as a symbolic process by which people create meaning. Meaning is a perception, thought, ...