Print Media: Books, Magazines, Comic Books

Many people forget that books, magazines, comic books and newspapers are types of media. A study by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that kids ages 8 to 18 typically spend about forty-five minutes a day with print media outside of school.

Comic books are especially popular with young boys and magazines are popular with teen and pre-teen girls. What kind of effect do these media have?

On this website, you can learn what research has shown about these questions:


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