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Comunicar Journal 31: To teach the look. Some proposals to teach watching TV (Vol. 16 - 2008)

Information on TV: youngsters should also be taken into account


José-Francisco Masegosa-Hernández


This essay approaches the problem of TV consumption regarding children in the present situation. It gives an opinion about the former proposals and offers the only possible solution to this particular issue. This paper makes a distinction between two different groups: children (aged 0-15) and youngsters (aged 15-30). They face different sorts of problem. There is just one solution which could work in both cases: the regulation of contents broadcast at specific times.


Legislation of contents, negative stereotypes, programming of quality, news bulletins for youngsters

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