Media Influences on Adolescents’ Beliefs About the Health Risks of Fast Food Consumption: the Interplay of Television Viewing and Direct Experience

Cumulative TV exposure is linked to audiences’ generalized, and often skewed, views of reality. Survey data of American teenagers show that adolescents’ beliefs about the risks associated with fast food consumption vary as a function of television exposure and their actual experience of fast food.



Citation:

CRISTEL RUSSELL and Denise Buhrau (2013) ,"Media Influences on Adolescents’ Beliefs About the Health Risks of Fast Food Consumption: the Interplay of Television Viewing and Direct Experience ", in E - European Advances in Consumer Research Volume 10, eds. Gert Cornelissen, Elena Reutskaja, and Ana Valenzuela, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 1-4.

Authors

CRISTEL RUSSELL, American University, USA
Denise Buhrau, Stony Brook University, USA



Volume

E - European Advances in Consumer Research Volume 10 | 2013



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