Watching Channel One

Watching Channel One

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Channel One, an electronic curriculum that was developed primarily to sell products in the marketplace, is cablecast daily to some 12, 000 public high schools in the US. This translates to a captive audience for advertisements of eight- to nine-million teens. By employing various forms of discourse analysis, critical theory, rhetorical analysis, strVarious state departments of education have taken different positions to the questions raised by Whittlea#39;s program. ... State Board of Education, personal communication, 6 May 1991; State of Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, personal communication, 3 May 1990). ... For example, the New York State Department of Education considered both ethical boundaries and the medium itself as reasonsanbsp;...

Title:Watching Channel One
Author:Ann De Vaney
Publisher:SUNY Press - 1994


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