Research suggests international coproductions of Sesame Street and other children’s media programs are linked to positive impact on how viewers perceive themselves and their own cultures, as well as how they perceive others.
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Cole, C. F., Lee, J. H., Bucuvalas, A., & Sırali, Y. (2018). Seven essential elements for creatingeffective children’s media to promote peacebuilding: Lessons from international coproduc-tions of sesame street and other children’s media programs. In J. F. Leckman & P. R. Britto(Eds.), Towards a More Peaceful World: The Promise of Early Child Development P rogrammes. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 159, 55–69.