Effects Of Media Violence On Society

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1 Media Violence Has a High Exposure on Society Theng Zhou Communicatie/B2 Brigitte van Pelt - Hinkle Avans University of Applied Sciences Media Violence Has a High Exposure on Society Nowadays, media has a big influence on what people see or hear. It will affect them in some way, especially early on in their lives. Positive parenting role models indicate that in the best interest of their children they should limit their exposure to violent acts. Unfortunately, violence is one of the most popular forms of entertainment. Over sixty percent of television shows being shown in prime time contain some form of violence. This paper will discuss the effects of media violence on society. The process of media violence will be explained by describing the effects in their behaviour through television, how playing violent video games lead to aggressive behavioural problems and how this can encourage them to behave on a sense of fear. Media Violence Is Not Tied to Violence in High-Risk Youth However, the assertion that violent video games and movies causes violent behaviour has not been demonstrated by scientific research. In the new study, Drs. Christopher Ferguson and Cheryl Olson discovered violent video games such as ?Mortal Kombat?, ?Halo? and ?Grand Theft Auto? did not cause high-risk teens (those with symptoms of depression or Attention Deficit Disorder) to become aggressive bullies or delinquents (Ferguson & Olson, 2013). In fact, in the study published in the
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