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Resource ID: #14861
Subject: Media
Source: Atlantic Monthly
Date: May


Atlantic Monthly profiles George Gerbner, founder of the Cultural Indicators project, which is best known for its estimate that the average American child wll have watched 8,000 murders on television by the age of 12. Alarmed by the baneful effects of TV, Gerbner describes them in terms of "fascim."

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