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  • Viewing Of Televised Violence
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    Televised Violence is Here to Stay One of the most heated issues debated, ever since the invention of the television, is the effects of media violence on society. Many try to wipe it out, but will undoubtedly fail. It has great educational and entertainment value. There have even been studies showing that viewing television violence will actually relieve stress. For these reasons, televised violence, including fights, with or without weapons, resulting in bloodshed, will never diminish. Many par...
  • Difference Between Real Violence And Television Violence
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    Jeremy Lohr Dr. Jordan 4/17/98 Final Draft The Effects of Television Violence on Children Television violence without doubt effects and influences children. Television violence effects children's development and makes them more aggressive. Children cannot distinguish between the real world and the television world, which makes them more susceptible to the violence on television. It is up to the parents and the television stations to monitor television more closely and restrict violence from chil...
  • Television Viewing And Violence In Children
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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 in...
  • Un Logical To Censor Network Television
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    Families all over America spend evening's together watching t. vs. This seems to be one of America's favorite pastimes. But with all the violence that is involved with television programs the question arises on weather or not network television should be censored. It seems un logical for theses censoring to take place. Network television should not be censored because of our freedom of speech rights, more violence is on cable, and it is the parent's responsibility to monitor what children are vi...
  • High Level Of Television Violence
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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...
  • G Television Violence And Children
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    Television: The Digital Mentor "A nursery school teacher told me her children were crudely bopping each other much more than previously, without provocation. When she discussed it with them, they protested 'But that's what the Three Stooges do. ' This incident did not signify a serious undermining of character, but it certainly showed me that watching violence can affect a children's standards of behavior. Recent psychological experiments have shown that watching brutality stimulates at least sl...
  • Television Violence Causes Children And Teenagers
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    Effects of Television Violence on Children and Teenagers Does violence on television have a negative effect on children and teenagers? The violence shown on television has a surprisingly negative effect. Television violence causes children and teenagers to become less caring, to lose their inhibitions, to become less sensitive, and also may cause violent and aggressive behavior. Television violence causes children and teenagers to be less caring, to lose their inhibitions, and to be less sensiti...
  • Viewing Of Televised Violence And Childhood Aggression
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    The Effect of Viewing Television Violence on Childhood AggressionAbstractThere is a great deal of speculation on the effect television plays in childhood aggression. Two contrasting views regarding this issue are violent television increases aggressive behavior and violent television does not increase aggressive behavior. Later research demonstrates there may be other intervening variables causing aggression. These include IQ, social class, parental punishment, parental aggression, hereditary, e...
  • Half Of The Violence On Television
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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...
  • Variables Between Television Violence And Aggressive Behavior
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    This literature review is based on the effects of television violence on children. More specifically, it deals with the relationship found between television violence and aggression found in young children. I chose this topic because I found it interesting to learn that studies have indeed found a connection between television viewing and the behavior of people, especially children. The first study reviewed is entitled 'Television Violence and Children's Aggression: Testing the Priming. Social s...
  • Exposure To Violence On Television Causes Children
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    Does Television Violence Have an Adverse Effect on Children? Most people read statistics like "Before the average American child leaves elementary school, he or she will have witnessed more than 8,000 murders on television" ("Does T.V. Kill?" ), and worry about the negative effect viewing violence on television will have on their children. Research into the effects of childhood exposure to violent television programming shows that there is cause for concern. Watching violence on television does ...
  • Media Violence With Violent Acts
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    Since 1982, the National Institute of Mental Health, along with other reputable health organizations has collected data that connects media violence, with violent acts. Conclusions deduced from this data prove that violent programs on television lead to aggressive behavior by children and teenagers who watch those programs. Television violence affects young people of all ages, all socio-economic levels, and all levels of intelligence. Today's children view vast amounts of violence on television....
  • Result Of Television Violence
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    Violence in Television Before graduating from high school, the average American child will have witnessed 8,000 murders and 200,000 acts of violence on television. This overwhelming presentation of violence to society can only mean one thing: violence sells, and sells big. But we must ask at what cost? Since violence in the media has long been analyzed and discussed by researchers and media, several measures have since been implemented to stop or reduce violence on television. But even with the ...
  • Variables Between Television Violence And Aggressive Behavior
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    This essay is based on the effects of television violence on children. More specifically, it deals with the relationship found between television violence and aggression found in young children. I chose this topic because I found it interesting to learn that many studies have found a connection between television viewing and the behavior of people, especially children. The first study found is called "Television Violence and Children's Aggression", by Wendy Josephson. Josephson begins her study ...
  • Questions About The Effects Of Television Violence
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    Ryan Polos Violence in T.V. When children are taught how to tie their shoes, it is because of how their parents showed them. When children are taught how to do math problems it is because how their teachers show them. With all of the role models how does television effect our children Many adults feel that because they watched television when they were young and they have not been negatively affected then their children should not be affected as well. What we must first realize is that televisio...
  • Effects Of Violence On Television And Aggression
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    Many childrens television programs involve a substantial amount of violence in one form or another. What impact if any, might these programs what impact, if any might these programs have on the development of aggression Since the advent of television there has been growing concern about the apparent effects of violence on the attitudes, values and behaviours of children. Much of the research has focused on the effects of violence on television and aggression expressed by children. Some researche...
  • Children Watch Television
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    For years now there has been a controversy over whether or not television influences children. Many argue that parents should control what their children watch, while some argue that television in general is violent for children, and you cannot censor everything. However, television in past years has become increasingly violent, and the images that are put on the screen for children to watch affects their lives in many ways. This argument about television violence has been around since the 1950'...
  • Fictional Violence On Television
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    The debate against violence on television has been going on for many years now. Relative to the hundreds of different essays, articles, and news columns written opposing the overwhelming presence of violence on TV, there has been very little written in favor of TV violence. In March of 1994, David Link wrote an article for Reason Magazine entitled "Facts About Fiction", defending fictional violence on television. David Link is a fiction writer, and feels that it is the context in which the viole...
  • Violence On Television Causes Aggression
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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 violen...
  • Current Amount Of Violence On Television
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    Television None Violence on Television Television is a pervasive and complex part of children's lives, there are many factors that affect how much and what they view. Television is more and more becoming a curriculum. A recent report from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) pools evidence from over 2,500 studies within the last decade on over 100,000 subjects from several nations to show that the compiled evidence of television's influence on behavior is so "overwhelming' that there i...

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