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The Second Prong
Equal Violence, Unequal Risk (continued)
Minority groups are often the recipients of violence
on TV, despite their underrepresentation
Symbolic vulnerability of minority-group
members is striking
People on the margins of American society put
into a symbolic double jeopardy Cultivation Works Like a Magnetic or
The cultivation process is similar to the pull of a
gravitational field Although the magnitude of TV’s influence is not the
same for every viewer, everyone is affected by it Professor L.J. Shrum believes that people make judgement...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2014 for the course COM 337 taught by Professor Cheong during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.
- Spring '08