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  • Communication & Mass Media Complete (CMMC)
    Articles in communication and mass media. Coverage varies, but some back to early 1900s.
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    Scholarly articles in psychology very broadly defined, including effects of media on people. 1872-present.
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    Scholarly journal articles and popular magazines covering all topics. A great database for beginning searches. 1980s-present.

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Additional Resources

  • Media and Health Studies, Reports & Research
    Resources on media and health from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

  • Center on Media and Child Health
    Research and news about the effects of media on the health of children and adolescents from Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health.
  • The Changing Portrayal of Adolescents in the Media Since 1950
  • Books on 2-hour reserve at the Park Library
    • The Changing Portrayal of Adolescents in the Media Since 1950 / edited by Patrick Jamieson, Daniel Romer. Call number: P94.5.Y27 C43 2008
    • The Handbook of Children, Media, and Development The Handbook of Children, Media, and Development / edited by Sandra L. Calvert and Barbara J. Wilson. Call number: HQ784.M3 H26 2008

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