George Gerbner’s cultivation theory says what about television consumption?
Constant exposure to TV persuades viewers to think what is presented on TV os reality and may cause them to form ideas about society from what they see.
Gerbner describes the powerful influence of television in American life in the 1970s as the family member that “tells most of the stories most of the time,” and dubbed it as the new what?
The new religion
Socialization theory advocates what related to TV viewing?
It views TV as a primary influence in the development of socialization skills, particularly among children and teens. If viewers have little contact with members of other races they tend to look to the media for depictions of those races.
Research reflects that a person will spend more time watching TV than what by age 18?
By the age of 18, you spend more time watching TV than any other single activity other than sleep.