Over three hundred and eighteen million Americans watch between 12-33 hours of television weekly. Television is a form of media that is utilized more than any other media within the U.S. As a result many citizens are exposed to violent words and images on a regular basic. Examples of these images or slurs range from pornography, vulgar language, and many other vicarious references. I believe these things should be censored because frequent exposure to these occurrences can desensitize us, make violence seem appealing, and affect the youth in a negative way. Frequent exposure to multiple types of this media can desensitize us to violent words and images.
Now a days, you can see people of all ages tapping away at their electronics. They are always using social media or other things, but most importantly, social media. According to “Teenage Social Media Butterflies May Not Be Such a Bad Idea” by Melissa Healy and “Antisocial Media” by Hilary Stout, They both talked about social media taking over the lives of children. They also describe how children cannot develop empathy for others or understand different emotions. How I feel about social media is that it is not good for children to use because it can affect them in the future.
Lingering Harm Posting a video online of a school fight may make students feel “cool”, but people are unaware of the lingering harm they truly do. Schools all around the country try to reprimand the student that is the attacker, but just recently they have begun to come aware of another threat, the person filming, and posting the video online. These actions must be watched carefully, and be brought to an end, as they only have consequences that harm students to a greater level. Having over 1 million views may make posting a video of a school fight online seem like a perfectly fine thing to do, but these same videos bring unwanted attention and escalate the issue.
In Eric Schlosser‘s essays, the author shows how the social media are targeting children by their ads and advertisements. He exposes the negative side of advertising especially when children are implicated. The author explores children’s cooperation with these companies whether consciously or unconsciously through their behavior and ways of convincing their parents to get them what they want. He mentions how these same parents by lack of spending enough time with kids pamper them and don’t refuse their desires. Schlosser gives more explanations by introducing several examples of these companies such as Disney, McDonald, clothes, oil, and phone companies, too without openly blaming neither of them.
This article also strongly addressed opposing views. There is a lack in positive studies about physical punishment but hundreds of studies with negative outcomes. There are other effective ways to discipline children without being physical. Parents should talk with their children about appropriate means of resolving conflicts, Gershoff says. Building a trusting relationship can help children believe that discipline isn’t arbitrary or done out of anger.
Written Satire Assignment Child-Safety Experts Call for Restrictions on Childhood Imagination http://www.theonion.com/article/child-safety-experts-call-for-restrictions-on-chil-2151 Target: The satirical article primarily targets panic stricken and overprotective parents who go beyond regular measures to protect and ensure the safety of their children. The target of this satire also extends to educators, government agencies, and others given roles centered around children.
Some people, parents for instance, value the use of internet and book censorship to shelter children from information that may influence them negatively; others see censorship as an obstacle in obtaining information for research purposes. In addition, the article, “Book Banning in U.S. Classrooms and Libraries” by Michael Winerip, states that banning has created a barrier around sources of information, often due to complaints by those that believe the content is inappropriate or obscene. Furthermore, the article “Sex, Politics and the Banned Books of 2016” by Christine Hauser reveals books that have been banned for deemed inappropriate content, much of which can affect the lives of teens negatively. Henceforth, censorship should only be justified to protect people from violent, harmful, and otherwise confidential content that puts them in danger. Censorship is
Ken Kesey’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, which contains multiple issues that are unsuitable for adolescent readers, should remain available. In order to understand the hypocrisy of the situation, one must identify and acknowledge other aspects of the modern American society. Children entertain themselves with inappropriate television shows and video games. Social media and the News supply direct visuals of graphic content to the public, yet, concerned parents insist the true danger lies within literary classics which supply the readers with valuable insight. Also, fictional masterpieces such as One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest offer mental benefits through reading.
This can affect them in the long goal, they will have a low self-esteem about theirselves and this can even lead up to suidcide. Why pretend that schools in the United States are a good support. When bullying occurs in all the schools. People are so cold hearted that bulling, a student for not having his parents is most likely to
However, it is still a widely used disciplinary strategy by parents. A parent may question this meta-analysis based on his or her own reasoning that if spanking is as detrimental as the research claims, then why is used commonly across cultures. Parents associate spanking with more immediate compliance from their children and therefore continue to use it without knowing the long-term effects it will have on children. In addition to research that proves spanking is detrimental to children, there is research that claims physical punishment is effective under certain circumstances. This research leads parents to believe that spanking does not have negative effects which is not accurate.
Also he bring about a moral aspect towards the situation. A panic towards violent video games, his belief that video games are essentially harmful to children’s behavior, therefore, we are all in jeopardy of becoming victims. Clearly, parents do have a sole responsibility to their children’s safety. It is their duty to make the proper decisions about what is appropriate for their children to view. It is essential for that the children and the nation’s future.
Cyberbullying scholarship Cyberbullying is the use of electronic communications to bully person typically by sending messages of an intimidating or the threatening nature. It 's usually done by children with early access to technology. Kids start to hurt themselves when they start to get attacked on social media. They get affected in their mental health, academic work, and physical health.
Parents Vs. Internet In the article “ The Undercover Parent,” Coben talks about how parents should monitor their kids. He goes on about the benefits and disadvantages of using spyware by using anecdotes and counterclaims. Coben seems to argue that parents should definitely monitor their kids but he never seems to agree with parents using spyware on an everyday basis.
What 's the first thing that pops up to your head when you hear Spyware? Today over protective parents fight their kids that happens to be with social media. Coben states that most parents won 't consider Spyware to use. Spyware is a good use because parents would receive reports, weekly, daily, notices on whatever your child is doing on the machine, scary but good. I agree that parents should consider Spyware to use.
In an article published on CNN called, “Is Media Violence Damaging to Kids?” by Sasha Emmons, he believes the media violence is having a negative effect on the behavior of pre-teen children and suggests that parents need to do a better job of monitoring the type of movies, video games, etc. their kids are watching. Emmons quotes Michelle Garrison, an investigator at Seattle Children 's Research Institute Center for Child Health, Behavior, and Development who states that “if a child sees himself as the 'good guy, ' then anyone who disagrees with him must be a 'bad guy ' -- and this black-and-white thinking doesn 't leave much room for trying to see it from the other side.” When pre-teen watch violent movies or games with this notion of