Essays Tagged: "Media violence research"

CHildren and Television

About the affect television violence has on children. -Children and TelevisionThe children of America spend their time on many d ... e been questioning whether television does more harm thangood. Many have been analyzing what affect violence in adult shows as wellas children's shows may have on children.Most parents allow their chi ... n extremeview of the situation, but who is to say that at least part of it is not true?Children see violence everyday in their cartoons, but what about showsthat they watch in which people star. These ...

(2 pages) 103 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

this essay is about television violence and it's effects on young children.

Violence on TelevisionIn "television violence and its effects on young children" Betty Jo Simmons, K ... on young children" Betty Jo Simmons, Kelly Stalsworth, and Heather wentzel describe how television violence affect young children. They describe how 98% of all households have at least one television ... rs of television each week and before the age of 12 the average child has viewed over 8,000 murders.Violence viewed by children is one of the main concerns with television programming today. Research ...

(4 pages) 192 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

The Effect of Viewing Television Violence on Childhood Aggression

ressive behavior (Bandura et al. 1961). Another study sought to determine the extent to which film- mediated aggressive models may serve as an important source of imitative behavior. Children were div ... nd Social Psychology, 63, 575-582.Bandura, A., Ross, D. & Ross, S.A. (1963a). Imitation of film mediated aggressive models. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 66, 3-11.Bandura, A., Ross, D ...

(17 pages) 573 0 4.3 May/1994

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Censorship - "Should Depictions of Violence in the Media Be More Heavily Censored?"

"Should Depictions of Violence in the Media Be More Heavily Censored?"In today's society, the media is becoming more lenient with censorin ... eir children in the slightest. There are a large number of reasons and sufficient evidence that the media is taking violence too lightly and needs to take actions in protecting the children who will m ... appealing for them. Also, tests show that children spend more time learning about life through the media that in any other manner. The average child spends approximately 28 hours a week watching tele ...

(4 pages) 140 0 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Does a Violent Media create a Violent Society? An examination of the effects of the media on the society.

dress it further? Or should we make the issue widely known so society is more aware of the role the media can play. Or perhaps we should leave it to the media to publicise that. After all the media do ... killer/murderer/stalker would have performed his duties anyway.I should not single out one form of media alone. News broadcasts, in comparison to films and fictitious TV shows, show us the reality of ...

(2 pages) 107 1 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Argumentative essay - violence caused by the media - pro and con + essay

shows, movies, magazines, news's said there have already been incidents because of the mediachildren are easily influencedCon:* personal background (e.g. family, friends, etc.)* prerequis ... n one Oes personal character* society Oes circumstances and prerequisites (e.g. social environment, media)* the easy access to firearms* a high level of urbanity* a high level of poverty in city centr ...

(3 pages) 314 3 4.2 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Can media inspire violent crimes?

o exclude all scenes of violence form television would be to falsify the picture of life.Television media can 'encourage or aid' destructive behavior, not 'cause' it. There are usually many more casua ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The affects of TV violence on aggression

e factors surrounding a topic which is much discussed in our society today - the level of influence Media violence have on our aggressiveness, as individuals, and as a society as a whole. We shall in ... iety as a whole. We shall in particular focus on TV in this study, due to TV being the most popular Media, and also due to the limitation in size of the project itself.We may begin this investigation ...

(21 pages) 344 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Does violence on television translate into violence on the street and in the home?

Many movies, as well as fiction and nonfiction television programs, are saturated with violence. According to psychodynamics theory, movie and television violence should be a cathartic po ... argue that by providing numerous aggressive models - including many who are reinforced - television violence is more likely to increase viewers' aggressive behavior than to reduce it.Headline-making " ... strate social learning effects. Still, hundreds of millions of people are entertained by television violence. Questions about the effects of television violence have existed since the earliest days of ...

(4 pages) 116 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

What is to Blame for Youth Violence?: The Media, Guns, Parenting, Poverty, Bad Programs, Orâ ¦

rather than what was.In a press conference when the report wasreleased, Dr. Satcher was asked about media violence,and he responded that the media is not a majorinfluence on youth violence. As someone ... nfluence on youth violence. As someone who has readdozens of studies and reports about the impact ofmedia violence on children and society, I wassurprised to hear this. It sounded eerily like arecent ...

(6 pages) 145 0 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies


y behavior that is intended to harm someone. Several studies have shown that exposure to television violence increased aggressiveness and that aggressive children tend to look for the more violent pro ...

(1 pages) 59 1 2.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Children & TV Violence

Children and Television ViolenceThe children of America spend their time on many different activities. One of the most time ... been questioning whether television does more harm than good. Many have been analyzing what affect violence in adult shows as well as children's shows may have on children.Most parents allow their ch ... extreme view of the situation, but whomIs to say that at least part of it is not true?Children see violence everyday in their cartoons, but what about shows that they watch in which people star. Thes ...

(3 pages) 57 1 3.9 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing


are circulated among people within a society. It refers to the examination of electronic and print media for the purposes of altering and/or suppressing parts of the media thought to be inappropriate ... or the protection of the viewing public. The following is a discussion of violence portrayed in the media, its impact on the viewing public, and censorship of the media. This paper also provides a via ...

(5 pages) 80 0 3.4 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Effects of Television Violence

r her whole future is at stake.Why do children like the violence that they see on television?"Since media violence is much more vicious than that which childrennormally experience, real-life aggressio ...

(6 pages) 89 2 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Children and violence

The range of media to which children have access has grown rapidly in this generation. Take the books, newspapers ... of this new environment on children, and what is the particular effect of images of violence in the media? To address this question, in i996 and i997 UNESCO conducted the Global Media Violence Survey. ... er the supervision of Drjo Groebel of Utrecht University, the study aimed to understand the role of media in the lives of children and the relationship between media violence and aggressive behaviour ...

(5 pages) 54 0 1.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Effects of media violence on youth

The effects of media violence and the ultimate desensitization of today's youth are causing mounting worries over c ... ificant exposure has hence sparked growing concerns amongst parents over the detrimental effects of media violence exposure; through the forms of material such as television, movies and video games, t ... and video games, to the youth of today. It is now clear that there is a direct relationship between media violence exposure and aggressive behaviour in both the short and long term.With even more inte ...

(2 pages) 89 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

''What Should Be Done About Media Representations of Violence?

''Theories of Media Audiences and their Varied Interactions with Media Texts'' The Media has increasingly started ... with violence and graphic images of sex and derogatory fields of violence! With the advent of mass media, including television and more recently, video and computer games, children and teenagers are ... ound in their family environment, and the social and economic conditions in which they are raised. MEDIA AND VIOLENCE STUDY Media heroes Answers to a standardized set of 60 questions inquiring upon ...

(6 pages) 90 1 4.5 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Children And Television

r children's development, especially with the socialization of the child. With television and other media technology, children are interacting less with their parents and other children. This is effec ... also distorted reality for children, desensitized them, amongst many other impacts it's had on them.Media violence is one main problem that has been effecting children. Media violence has made childre ...

(12 pages) 78 0 3.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Argumentitive - Violence In The Media

Violence in the Media In the United States today, serious problems surround our young ones. Too much of the ... that what is preferred is not always what is "good" for the child. Does this "violence in the media" cause our youth to act violently like their heroes? Maybe, maybe not. There are many ef ... this issue, but ultimately, we need to seek the causes. Many problems are caused by violence in the media because negative images are portrayed, violent acts are glorified, and children cannot differe ...

(7 pages) 33 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


Researchers have linked violence and juvenile delinquency to television programming since the 1950s. The United States Senat ... mas (1983), since the Congressional hearing in the 1950s, other reports on the affect of television violence in youth include:•National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence•Su ... ion and Behavior Report.These reports agree with each other about the harmful effects of television violence in relation to the behavior of children, youth, and adults who view violent programming. Ch ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology