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  • Gamemakers Violence In Reality TV

    The Gamemakers’ Violence in Reality TV The Gamemakers of The Hunger Games have one job, and it’s to keep the Games bloody and gory, which ties directly to the theme of violence in reality TV because they are the perpetrators of such violence. The people of the capitol celebrate the games, constantly bet money on who will win, and send gifts as sponsors to their favorite tributes. Violent twists in the games keep the outcome unpredictable and keep those watching interested to the very end. To create entertainment through violence in reality TV, the Gamemakers create multiple violent and deadly twists for the tributes to face. First, the Gamemakers create a wall of fire with projectile fireballs. The fire is the first unnatural obstacle the…

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  • The Role Of Violence In TV Shows

    variety of negative effects” (p. 31). On the other hand, “audiences have also demonstrated some ability to resist the power of media representations and even to deconstruct various versions of violent reality,” (Barak 2003, p 192). Such debate remains widespread within today’s society, with many television shows said to influence viewers. Looking specifically at MTV’s controversial Jackass films and TV shows, my study would explore the effect(s) of hyper-realistic violence on our collective…

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  • Television Violence And Children: The Effects Of TV Violence On Children

    The 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…

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  • How Does Tv Violence Affect Society

    Almost all Americans in today 's society see television violence every night. They may not be aware of it, but they all see it. Part of the reason why they don’t realize this is because they are desensitized from the violence. Even their children see the violence that is aimed towards adults. Violence on television has created a debate on whether it impacts people 's actions and personality, especially in younger kids and what can be done about it. The target audience of television violence can…

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  • How Watching Violence On TV Affects Kids By Nicole Adams

    to the Livestrong.com article, How Watching Violence on TV Affects Kids written by Nicole Adams, children between the ages of 2 and 18 spend an average of three hours each day watching television. A three-year National Television Study found that children’s shows had the most violence of all television programming. Statistics read that some cartoons average twenty acts of violence in one hour, and that by the age of 18 children will have seen 16,000 simulated murders and 200,000 acts of violence…

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  • Violence In TV Shows

    Content Control Introduction People often over look or tern a blind eye to the things said or done on there TV. This is because there are so many young people out there that don’t seem to understand just what it is that there watching or they don’t know that it could be secretly affecting the morel in the decisions there making and that the cause may be there favorite TV show. However there are so many shows out there that can be miss leading like animated show with adult content(Family Guy or…

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  • Violence On Satellite Tv

    Satellite TV went through many stages of development throughout the years before it became what it is today. Today, Satellite TV has competition among the latest technology in the industry. Many children watch the well-developed satellite TV every day. Some children are experiencing problems from seeing violence on TV. Many years ago, North American and European residents had to wait a few days to receive tapes, so they could watch footage from the other side of the ocean (Klein, 2012). In…

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  • Oprah Winfrey Role Model

    from family member to family member. As a young child Oprah was beaten and raped as early as age nine. (http://www.angelfire.com/ne/lliegirls/WINFREY.html) She was repeatedly abused by family members and relatives as late as thirteen years old. Young Oprah became pregnant at the age of 14, but the baby was born prematurely and died shortly after. Oprah moved in with her father after her pregnancy miscarriage. Her father was a strict man and had Oprah under tight rules, these rules helped shape…

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  • Oprah Winfrey: The World's Most Influential People

    She has used the free enterprise system to start her own businesses, which has definitely made an impact on our economy. Many say that the free enterprise systems only works for wealthy people to start their own businesses and compete for consumers, but this is a false statement. Oprah said "failure is another stepping-stone to greatness," but many people give up the first time they fail. Oprah grew up poor to a single teenage mother, and fled from her abusive home at only 13 years old.…

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  • Isolation In Whites Only By Yasuko Ross

    This aisle always captivated her because back home everything was always fresh and not in a package. It amazed her that people could eat things that have mystery meat and have been frozen for who knows long. When passing by this section she always walked down it very slowly to engulf herself with the American food. She would always think that maybe if she was seen here people would think she was American also. While gazing at the frozen meatloaf and swanson tv dinners as if by fortuitous her son…

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