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    of the violence shown on television today during entertainment programming such as dramas, it’s not surprising that people do not feel as safe as they once did about the society in which they live. It has been argued by many that the coverage of violence on television, has been dominated by storylines revolving around criminal behavior. This dominance or monopoly on the storylines of American television shows has been around for decades. Countless types of television programs have dealt with such topics. There have been numerous crime shows, mysteries, cop/detective shows, and courtroom shows that have become clichés on the small screen due to their frequent appearances on television. The ideas have long been overused, and the material…

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    As you are watching your daily television shows do you ever stop to think about what you are really watching or what kind of effect it has on you? Violence on television has been entertaining viewers for just as long as televisions have been around. Violence can be seen everywhere on television from your local news reports that focus on the crime and violence in your local neighborhood, to crime shows, reality shows, and even children’s shows. Some of the effects of violence on television are,…

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    Effects of TV Violence on Children The topic this review will be investigating is the effect of television violence on children. Therefore, the quest is to indicate whether television violence is detrimental to children, the questions of inquiry are: 1) What is the effect of TV violence on children’s aggression, 2) What is children’s emotional reaction to television violence? In a study by Pinto de Mota Matos, Alves Ferreira, and Haase (2012), the role identification of children with violent…

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    The Effects Of Media Violence On Children

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    My mother came into the room and asked me to do something. Apparently I did not want to do it, and we proceeded to get in an argument. The argument escalated, and in the heat of the moment, I did what I had just seen on television: I karate kicked a hole in the wall. As trivial as it may sound, this is a real life example of how children often emulate the things seen on television. Think for a moment of all the different commercials on…

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    During the Cold War era, as the free will system in American resonated around the world; simultaneously, there rose one of the most socially-dictating capable inventions known to man: the television (Anderson and Bushman, 2001). During this Golden Age of television, almost every American household had a television set in their homes. This new devotion to viewing the television led to many societal changes on how we looked, behaved or interacted with people. In the essay “The Man Who Counts the…

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    According to a great article written by Chhandita Chakravarty called How to Monitor Teens some of the best way parent have tried to help their teens escape the contemporary culture pressure is by check out the music, movies, TV shows, games and celebrities their child likes. Once they know what is interesting to him or her, they can spot the pictures and messages that are influencing their kids. It is quite easy for teens to watch YouTube videos on mobiles so there is no limit to an outside…

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    particular transformed people’s lives: the television. Less than a century ago, people lived without the use of this revolutionary technological item. Now the vast majority of households in America has one if not numerous televisions. People own televisions for a variety of purposes. Some people watch college sporting events, teenagers may drown out the voice of their mom, and others watch news programs. Even though the television serves a multitude of different functions, these…

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    and kids are suffering because of TV at a young age. Today in our society young kids ' enjoy watching many hours of TV every day. Television has an effect on children that watch a lot of it. When kids are watching TV they think that it might be, rest time or snack time. What they don’t realize is that when they watch tv and eat, they aren’t exercising they are just sitting there eating. Therefor,this is how obesity rates increase in young children that aren’t active.(Dowshen) When children…

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    “After all the anguished conversation about media violence in the last three weeks—the Congressional hearings, the entertainment ‘summit conferences,’ the probing TV specials, and the solemn pronouncements of politicians—will we once again shrug our shoulders, change the subject, and do nothing? Americans of every political persuasion have reached an overwhelming consensus that brutality in the popular culture exerts a destructive influence on the attitudes and behavior of our kids” (Medved, 1).…

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    I would say I watch TV on average about fifty hours a week. I believe television has affected my thinking on government and politic. I watch Fox News for coverage of politics and governmental issues. I occasionally watch some liberal news outlets. However, I find that Fox News typically contain and share information that shows little filtration. The O'Reilly Factor is one source of Fox News that has no filtering of the news that I enjoy watching. Television has helped shape my view of social…

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