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    Television News and Fear: A Child Survey.Allerd L. Peeters, Patti M. Valkenburg & Juliette H. Walma Van Der Molen - 2002 - Communications 27 (3):303-317.
    Using telephone interviews among a random sample of 537 Dutch children aged 7–12 years old, we investigated the prevalence of fear reactions to television news among younger and older children and among boys and girls, what types of news items children in different age and gender groups refer to as frightening, and whether children's fear reactions to regular adult television news differed from their fear reactions to a special children's news program. Overall, 48.2 % of the children who reported watching (...)
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    Appeals in television advertising: A content analysis of commercials aimed at children and teenagers.Patti M. Valkenburg & Moniek Buijzen - 2002 - Communications 27 (3):349-364.
    A content analysis of 601 commercials was conducted in order to identify the appeals that characterize commercials aimed at children and teenagers. Our findings demonstrated that the use of appeals showed strong age differences and was highly gender-role stereotyped, particularly in commercials aimed at children. The most typical appeals in commercials aimed at male children were action-adventure, sports, and play, whereas commercials aimed at female children emphasized nurturing, physical attractiveness, friendship, and romance. Having the best, competition, and achievement were the (...)
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    Should News on Child Homicides Be Broadcast? Opinions of Parents, Teachers, and Children.Allerd L. Peeters, Juliette H. Walma van der Molen & Patti M. Valkenburg - 2001 - Communications 26 (3):229-246.