• Violence And Children Watching Television
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    If you turn on the television at around seven-o clock at night, you will see plenty of violent shows. This violence on television affects the behavior of children, causing their play to become more aggressive. American parents do not exercise enough control over their child's television viewing habits, often using the television as a sort of electronic baby-sitter. Violence is everywhere in the world of entertainment. Most of the movies in the theaters contain at least a little bit of violence. ...
  • Tv And Children Acts Of Violence
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    Television Violence and Children Thanks to the miracle of television the average American child watches 8, 000 murders and 100, 000 acts of violence before finishing elementary school (Early Concerns 113). Television violence is responsible for the increase in childhood violence. Watching violence is a popular form of entertainment, and watching it on television is the number one way that children are exposed to violence. Local news shows provide extensive coverage of violent crimes in order to ...
  • Six Hours Of Television
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    Six Hours of Television In looking at modern television programming there are hundreds of shows to choose from. Picking six hours of television to analyze from the prospective of an anthropologist is by no means easy. It is easy however, to talk about what our nation looks like to others who have never been here. Everyone is gorgeous, lives happily, and overcomes all problems, but more on that later. Four hours of the programming I chose is perhaps the most popular programming this year, consis...
  • The Effects Of Violence In The Media
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    The Effects of Violence In the Media "Someone just got shoot on the streets due to the violence in the media." That is what some people are saying that violence in the media is the cause of that. The controversy of the effects that violence has on people has been going on for a long time. This paper is going to prove both sides of the controversy and let one decide which side is right. Violence is on the news and on everyday action shows. Theses everyday shows are targeted for the kids of the wo...
  • The Impact Of Television
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    The Impact Of Television Since the beginning, there have been mixed reactions to television and it was E. B. White who wrote 'I believe that television is going to be the test of the modern world, and in this new opportunity to see beyond the range of our own vision, we shall discover either a new and unbearable disturbance of the general peace or a saving radiance in the sky. We shall stand or fall by television, of that I am sure.' (Murray 7) White was correct, it would either be beneficial or...
  • Hours Spent Church Watching Television
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    INTRODUCTION: Many religious organizations, like the Christian Coalition, conduct experiments that try to link people's church attendance with that of their television viewing habits. I have developed a study that focuses on the same subject matter. In addition, my study compares student's grade level to their television viewing habits and how viewing specific types of television programs might influence there decision to attend church. In all, 10 students participated in the study. RESULTS: Fre...