• Media Violence Children Parents Violent
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    Where's the Problem, Media or Parents In the past few years, media violence has increased on television, in turn bringing inevitable resistance from concerned parents. What they don't stop to think about is that maybe the media is not the only area to blame. Parents are to blame when children are subjected to violence in the media, because it is due to an un dedicated parent, not a careless network or radio station. "Taking Aim", by Wendy Mellillo states, "While research indicates that viewing v...
  • Media Violence And Children
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    Many people have been debating over the recent changes in television. Because the increasing juvenile crime rate is blamed on the rise in television violence, many people are pushing to regulate, or remove violence on television. There have been many claims that television violence has affected the children. Television violence does affect children contrary to the beliefs of some people as many studies have proven. If there is something that causes us to behave the way we do as human beings afte...
  • Violence In Television Video Games
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    When families sit down to watch television, they expect to watch family type of shows. Family type shows meaning rated PG or PG 13, sitcoms and movies that do not include weapons, killing, foul language, and non-socially accepted actions. When children killing, they start to believe that it is accepted. Do children think that killing and hurting others and themselves have little meaning to the real life, children can become traumatized. Most killers or violators of the law blame their behavior o...
  • Children And Violence Video Games
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    Critical Thinking Recent attention in the media relating violence and children has created much controversy and debate. Our society has brought much focus on violence in the media and how it has effected children of all ages and races. High school shootings and increasing crime in small towns all over the country has brought forth the question of whether or not children are exposed or desensitized to too much violence in television, movies, news, and other sources. Many people feel this violence...
  • Media Violence Children Television Aggressive
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    Violence on the Tube Matt Chisholm Jeb Beck English 110 Dec. 13, 1996 One Saturday morning many years ago, I was watching an episode of the 'Roadrunner' on television. As Wile E. Coyote was pushed off of a cliff by the Roadrunner for the fourth or fifth time, I started laughing uncontrollably. Then watched a 'Bugs Bunny's how and started laughing whenever I saw Elmer Fuddshoot Daffy Duck and his bill went twirling around his head. The next day, I pushed my brother off of a cliff and shot my dog ...
  • Media Violence Children Television
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    Violence in the Media Violence in the media has been a growing problem ever since the emergence of mass media. One wonders however, how violence has become so prominent in our culture, more so than other countries. More minors are being involved in heinous crimes such as murders and armed robberies. Even play on the school ground is getting rougher. There are many factors that play into the increasing violence, such as over population, religious struggles, and race. One factor that plays into th...
  • Media Violence And The Effects On Children
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    Does media violence have a negative effect on children? On September 11 th, 2001, millions around the world crowded around televisions across the globe, watching the horrific scenes of terrorism that had struck New York City, Washington, D. C and Pennsylvania on that ill-fated and now infamous morning. Our sense of security and impenetrable protection crashed 110 stories to the shaken streets of New York City. We watched with shock and horror, disbelief and grief as the images were repeatedly fl...
  • The Outlet For Children Violence Is In Your Room
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    The outlet for children violence is in your living room What does the world look like these days It often seems like everywhere one looks, violence is there. We see it on the streets, back alleys, school, and even at home. The last of these is a major source of violence. In many peoples' living rooms there sits an outlet for violence that often goes unnoticed. It is the television, and the children who view it are often hypnotized by action that takes place in it. Violence is the use of one's po...
  • Media Violence Children Kids Violent
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    "Children are among the greatest of imitators... ." The debate over media violence has eluded definitive answers for more then three decades. At first glance, the debate is dominated by one question. Whether or not media violence causes real life violence and whether or not it has a negative effect of the modern day Canadian family. Closer examination reveals a political battle. On one hand, there are those who blame media violence for societal violence and want to censor violent content to pro...
  • Media Violence Watching Television
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    Machine gun fire, explosions, and screams for help are only a few of the sounds that can be heard emanating from a child's bedroom today, while his parents listen nervously just outside his door. Horrified, these parents shake their heads ruefully, wondering at the power of entertainment available for kids nowadays. Sometimes they even argue whether it is right for their child to have access to this sort of violence: the kind found in most video games, television shows, and movies all over the w...
  • Violence In The Media
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    Violence in the Media Violence has been a part of society ever since the days of the caves men, but only recently has television lifted its ban on the graphic depiction of violence. American children and adolescents are being exposed to increasing amounts of media violence, especially in television, movies, video games, and youth-oriented music. Video game violence, children's cartoons, and music lyrics have become increasingly graphic. In movies, action films depict vivid precise murders, rapes...
  • Children's Violent Television Viewing Are Parents Monitoring
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    ... 2) 2. 0 (1-3) 1. 0 (. 8-2) 1. 0 (1-2) 1. 0 (1-2) (N 21) (N 20) (N 32) (N 66) (N 47) Watch videos 2. 7 (3. 9) 2. 0 (3. 2) 2. 4 (3. 6) 2. 0 (3. 2) 1. 5 (1. 3) 1. 3 (1-2) 1. 0 (1-2) 1. 0 (1-2) 1. 0 (1-2) 1. 0 (1-2) (N 54) (N 77) (N 48) (N 61) (N 43) Watch television (not counting videos) 3. 0 (3. 0) 2. 5 (2. 9) 3. 0 (3. 0) 2. 5 (2. 5) 1. 8 (1. 0) 2. 0 (1-4) 2. 0 (1-3) 2. 0 (1-4) 2. 0 (1-3) 2. 0 (1-2) (N 118) (N 122) (N 68) (N 115) (N 84) Responses of parents whose children watch televisi...
  • Is The Media To Blame
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    Is Violence To Blame? Today, there is more violence on TV, in video games and in music than ever before. Many times, media violence is linked with kids and teenagers committing violent acts. This is an attempt by parents and critics to eliminate violence in the media. Although, many think media violence is a cause of violence among children, they should be looking at what else causes violence. Many people believe media violence is not good and that it makes kids aggressive. Laboratory studies f...
  • Media Violence Children Child Television
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    Children and adolescents in the United States are exposed to violence in increasing numbers each year. This may seem like an obvious statement, but consider the following: The average child watches 21 to 23 hours of TV per week. This means that by the time this child reaches age 70, he will have spent 7 to 10 years in front of the television. And with regular Saturday morning children's television containing about 20 to 25 acts of violence per hour, it is no wonder the average person has viewed ...
  • Media Violence Behaviour Violent Studies
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    There is and has been much debate on how much, if any effect media violence has on children and their development. There are many studies suggesting that it does have an effect, and even demonstrating these effects. The NIMH report (1982) went as far as to say, "In magnitude, television violence is as strongly correlated with aggressive behaviour as any other variable that has been measured" (pp. ? ? ? ? Hickey, 1995). Meanwhile, the makers of video games will argue that the statistics against m...
  • Media Violence Children Television Violent
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    Effects of Media Violence Media violence is a growing concern. It is in our everyday lives and is almost unavoidable. The problem is that children are watching it whether or not we want them to. Violence shows up on almost everything they watch, including cartoons. This is why media violence is leading to aggression and increased violent activities in children. Some are trying to fight this problem. Others are ignoring it and hoping it will go away. Still others don't seem to care, and its a sh...
  • Media Violence Children Violent Ptc
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    In modern society, children have access to many different forms of learning stimuli. Some of which are positive, while others are negative. [INCOMPLETE SENTENCE] Media can be a very influential element in children's lives. Children's behavioral patterns are greatly affected by imitation, desensitization and an increase in violent feelings. On average children spend 1, 023 hours per year watching television (PTC). As a result children are increasingly susceptible to acts of violence portrayed in...
  • Negative Effects Of The Media
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    It is everywhere you look. Turn on the television, it's there. Go to a movie, it's there. Even a cartoon that a five year old watches is filled with it. Media violence. Movie plots often revolve around violence and television programs are making violence increasingly more popular. The witnessing of daily acts of violence is now taking a toll on the youth of today. By the time a child turns 18, they will have witnessed 16, 000 murders and 200, 000 acts of violence on television alone. Often time...
  • Media Violence Television Violent Percent
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    Jarrod Pierce Eng 131. 001 4 August 2003 Media Violence An issue that has many Americans in uproar is the possibility that aggressive behavior and destructive acts are caused from television violence. The battle for limiting television violence has been an issue since the 1970 s. Evidence has shown that television violence has caused aggression in children and adults. Also this exposure to television violence has desensitized society to real-world violence, and alters youth's perception of viole...
  • Video Game Violent Behavior Anderson
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    In recent years, children are exposed to violent behaviors at a significantly young age and as a result, the effects of media violence on aggression, and other antisocial behaviors, may be greater in children than in adults (Bushman & Anderson, 2001). Similarly, Anderson and Dill (2001) state that repeated exposure to violent video games and television appears to affect aggression in children. In this study, Anderson and Dill found that video game play was positively related to increases in aggr...