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Unformatted text preview: ings of Cultivation Analysis
Research revealed provocative findings
Positive correlation between TV viewing and fear
of criminal victimization
Heavy viewers believe criminal activity is 10
times worse than it really is
Perceived activity of police
Heavy viewers believe that 5% of society is
involved in law enforcement
General mistrust of people
Mean world syndrome: cynical mindset of
general mistrust of others, subscribed to by
heavy TV viewers Cultivation analysis relies on surveys instead of
experiments Gerbner’s basic prediction was that heavy...
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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