Social Bullying Prevalent in Children's Television, Indiana University Study

Published: Sep 28, 2012

A new research study led by an Indiana University professor has found that social bullying is just as prevalent in children's television as depictions of physical aggression. The study, "Mean on the Screen: Social Aggression in Programs Popular With Children," which appears in the Journal of Communication, found that 92 percent of the top 50 program for children between the ages of 2 and 11 showed characters involved in social aggression.

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