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Entertainment Education and Health in the United States

– Issue Brief

The report discusses the history of “entertainment education” – the use of entertainment media as a means of educating viewers about important health and social issues – and provides the leading examples of entertainment education from American television. The report also summarizes the results of research evaluating the effectiveness of this strategy for reaching the public with information about health issues (April 2004).

Issue Brief (.pdf)

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