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  • Television Violence Causes Children
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    Effects of Television Violence What has the world come to these days It often seems like everywhere one looks, violence rears its ugly head. We see it in the streets, back alleys, school, and even at home. 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 pulled into its realistic world of violence scenes with sometimes devastating results. A lot of research has gone into showing why television ...
  • 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...
  • National Television Violence Study
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    The Fantastic Authority of Sexual and Violent Television Themes Once upon a time, in the good old days Americans listened to the radio and read newspapers as they sat on their porches and sipped iced tea. The sounds of laughter echoed in the air as children chased behind ice cream trucks, played tag, hide-n-seek, and chanted Red Rover, Red Rover. Kids rode bikes and walked to school. Front doors were left unlocked, neighbors gossiped across clothes lines, and Dad's new car was an Edsel. Times su...
  • Television And Other Forms Of Violent Media
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    Our Children are Violent: Is the Media Really to Blame Why are children our so violent What has changed so much over the years to make today's children so angry, so aggressive Many people attribute the increase in violent youth to the increase of violence in the media. If people are fed a daily diet of murder, crime and violence, many come to believe that sort of thing is normal (Foegen). There is a common belief that television, films, video games, and even the nightly news are to blame for mak...
  • Violent Movies And Television
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    Television is the biggest form of multimedia out there. Its most important role is to report the news and maintain communications between people around the world. Television's most influential, yet most serious aspect is its shows for entertainment. Violent children's shows like Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and adult shows like NYPD Blue and Homicide almost always fail to show the characters resolve their differences in a non-violent manner, instead they show a more entertaining resolution, wher...
  • View Television With Children
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    The government should not control the content of television shows and limit the amount of weekly violence shown. The responsibility of controlling the viewing of television shows expressing acts of violence should specifically be in the hands of parents. Parents are becoming too reliant upon governmental provisions with respect to raising their children and television violence is becoming an excuse for criminal acts. Children, especially younger children, are impressionable, but with proper guid...
  • Television Violence And Its Effects On Viewers
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    Television violence and its effects on viewers has been a controversial issue for many years. Some viewers believe that there is an increasingly large amount of violence on television and this widespread public concern has 'led to calls for stricter controls on the depiction of violence in programmes' (Gunter and McAleer 1990: 92). Exactly how much violence is there on television though? Many cultivation theorists have studied this, acquiring data in the form of content analysis. They agree on a...
  • 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...
  • Problems Of Children And Television Violence
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    Television Violence and Children The world's most powerful teacher has been sitting on most living room floors across the United States for nearly sixty-five years. A classic American icon, the television can be found in 96% of homes in the country (Kalin). They can cost little but they serve three main purposes; to entertain, inform, and educate. However, the television began to have a new purpose in the early 1990's that still continues today; corrupting children. Television violence occurs in...
  • Television Violence Causes Children
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    Violence on Television What has the world come to these days It often seems like everywhere one looks, violence rears its ugly head. We see it in 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. Children who view television are often pulled into its realistic world of violent scenes, are psychologically affected, and can grow to be vi...
  • More Violent Movies And Television Children
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    What has the world come to these days It often seems like everywhere one looks, violence rears its ugly head. We see it in our streets, back alleys, school, and even in our own homes. Ironically enough in our own homes sits a television that is arguably on e of the major providers of violence. But does television influence society's attitude towards violent behavior In order to fully answer this question we must first define what violence is. Violence is the use of one's powers to inflict mental...
  • Truth About Television Violence And Children
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    The Effects of Television Violence on Children Children and Televison Violence What has the world come to these days It often seems like everywhere one looks, violence rears its ugly head. We see it in 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 pulled into its realistic world of violence s...
  • The Effect Of Violence In The Media On Children
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    Television, movies, and video games are a big part of children's lives in today's technologically advanced society. However, there is a big controversy questioning the effects of these media outlets on children. Much of society claims to have proof for the belief that media violence affects children negatively. However, I am skeptical of the evidence that is stated to prove that claim. I feel that society has placed the blame on these mediums for the violent acts, however serious or trivial, tha...
  • Television Violence Causes Children
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    In many peoples' living rooms there sits an outlet for violence that often goes unnoticed. As you scan through the pages there are violent images of fighting, stabbing's, drive by shootings and the list goes on. This violent box is the television, and the children who view it are often pulled into its realistic world of violence scenes with sometimes devastating results. Much research has gone into showing why children and youth are so mesmerized by this big glowing box and the action that takes...
  • Television Violence Causes Children
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    How the times have changed. It seems wherever you look there is violence. It makes you think, what has this world come too? Violence has become a common trend throughout the world. Violence can be found in our schools, our workplace, and mostly, on our television. It is the television, and the children who watch, mimic, and learn from it that are often attracted to its portrayal of violence as an acceptable thing in society which often occurs in destructive results. Those who don't blame the tel...
  • More Violent Movies And Television Children
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    Does entertainment influence society's attitude towards violent behavior? In order to fully answer this question we must first understand what violence is. Violence is the use of one's powers to inflict mental or physical injury upon another, examples of this would be rape or murder. Violence in entertainment reaches the public by way of television, movies, plays, and novels. Through the course of this essay it will be proven that violence in entertainment is a major factor in the escalation of ...
  • Go Watch Tv
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    Although some people believe that television is very educational for children, I believe that television has had more negative effects on our society than positive. Television has brought violence, sex, and drugs directly into the living rooms and bedrooms of our nation's families. Because of this our society's morals and standards are becoming extinct. The opposition might say that education and technology are an important asset to our society, not to mention teaching children important motor s...
  • Lead To Violent Behaviour
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    An Analysis Of Violence In Public School sAn Analysis Of Violence In Public Schools An Analysis of Violence in Public Schools Recently, violence in the schools has been a great concern in our society as a whole. The attention is justified by the abundance of media coverage on a number of recent school shootings. With all these news clips and sound bites swirling around our heads, one might conclude that our children are more violent than previous generations. It might seem in fact, that somethin...
  • 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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