TV Programming and Attitudes Toward Mental Retardation

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Published by Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Journalism Quarterly, volume 54 issue 1, 1977. Bryant users may access this article here.

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Journalism Quarterly


Reports on the use of the television programs for improving attitudes toward mental retardation. Effective medium for transmitting information and altering perception; Lack of public knowledge about mental retardation and mentally retarded people; Effective process in fostering positive attitudes toward mentally retarded people.