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Comunicar Journal 27: Coomunication trends (Vol. 14 - 2006)

The meaning of television series: audiovisual slogans


Mercedes Medina-Laverón


Television contents influence as much in our behavior and our thought as other social and educationai agents, but the influence might be in a less conscious way than the othen. In this paper we will reflect about how to take advantage of the series for educationai purposes. Drama series can be used as a tool to educate young people and show them how to form their moral criterium in order to distinguish good fiom bad, to judge the programmes and to know the reasons for not to watch certain television programmes.


Television, family series, education, values

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