APPC prepared a background report on civility in the House of Representatives for the bipartisan retreat held in Hershey, Pennsylvania during March of 1997.
Free Time and Advertising: The 1997 New Jersey Governor’s Race
This report analyzed thirteen television spots and fifteen free time spots in the 1997 New Jersey governor’s race.
Newspaper Coverage of Children’s Television: A 1997 Update
This report seeks to determine whether newspaper coverage of children’s shows has been affected by new Federal Communications Commission guidelines regarding the airing and labeling of educational programming, and, if it has, in what ways.
“Stand By Your Ad”: A Conference on Issue Advocacy Advertising
This conference, hosted by the Annenberg Public Policy center, explored issues of accountability and disclosure in political advertising on television.
Issue Advocacy Advertising During the 1996 Campaign: A Catalog
This report catalogs one of the most intriguing and thorny new practices to come onto the political scene in many years – the heavy use of so-called “issue advocacy” adverting by political parties, labor unions, trade associations and business, ideological and single-issue groups during the last campaign.
The 1997 State of Children’s Television Report: Programming for Children Over Broadcast and Cable Television
The research presented in this report represents the second year of a five-year effort initiated by APPC. The research reflects a continuing interest in measuring the availability of high-quality children’s programs, identifying the obstacles confronting producers and broadcasters in the airing of these programs, and assessing the impact of public policy on children’s access to
Children’s Educational Television Regulations and the Local Broadcaster: Impact and Implementation
This study was designed to assess the impact of the new Federal Communications Commission regulation involving educational programs for children on the current activities and future intentions of a representative sample of local broadcasters.
Television in the Home: The 1997 Survey of Parents and Children
This national survey assesses the views of parents and children about children’s television.
The Second Annual Annenberg Public Policy Center’s Conference on Children and Television: A Summary
On June 9, 1997, the Annenberg Public Policy Center held its second annual Conference on Children and Television at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The conference is part of APPC’s ongoing commitment to monitor the state of children’s programming by recognizing noteworthy efforts and achievements in the development and distribution of quality children’s
Free Air Time and Campaign Reform
“Free Air Time and Campaign Reform, a conference co-sponsored by the Annenberg Public Policy Center and Free TV for Straight Talk Coalition and funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts, gathered nearly 200 members of the press, scholars in communications and politics, campaign reform advocates, campaign practitioners, consultants and candidates.