Media Violence and the Promotion of Violent Behavior
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Discussion of whether media violence promotes violent behavior in children. Explores issue by examining several journal articles on the subject; the strengths and weaknesses of the arguments presented. How exposure to violence seen on television stimulates aggressive behavior. Makes argument for ethical considerations based on contention that TV violence is bad for children.
From the Paper:"Introduction
Due to recent events around the country regarding teen violence, many commentators and critics have pointed to the increase in violent images on television, in movies, and in video games as cause for this violence (Halgin, 2001, p. 186). In Issue 12: Does Media Violence Promote Violent Behavior in Young People? , R. P. Halgin sets forth two articles, Media Violence: A Demonstrated Public Health Threat to Children and Violence in the Mass Media and Violence in Society: The Link is Unproven to explore the apparent link between media violence and violence displayed by children (2001, p. 187).
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In their article, Media Violence: A Demonstrated Public Health Threat to Children, Huesmann and Moise attack Dr..."
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