Susan Sage Heinzelman, Director 116 Inner Campus Dr Stop A4900, GEB 4.200C, Austin Texas 78712 • 512-471-5765
Lee Ann Kahlor - New Faculty Colloquium
Fri, September 23, 2005 • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM • GEB 4th Floor Conference Room
Only bad girls get raped: Television viewing and rape myth acceptance. -- While prior research has shown that people who consume pornographic media are more likely to accept rape myths, this study links the acceptance of such myths to general, daily television use. This study also finds that people who watch more television are more likely to believe that rape accusations are false and it confirms a negative relationship between liberal political ideology and rape myth acceptance.