Media Violence On Media And Its Effects On Children

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Violence on media such as television and video games have becoming a phenomena within a span of a few short years in which it can be harmful and damaging the children’s mind as well as behavior. Media violence is the visual representation of the actions of physical aggression by one human or human-like character against another as in it portrays the act of injuring or killing someone on the television, movies, internet or video games (Huesman, 2009). Although media plays an important part of our lives as it provides effective medium for communication, entertainment and education but there is also a lot of violence on the media in which it gives a significant impact on the children behaviors itself. All violence on media can in fact lead the children to the unexpected and erratic behavior because it rarely demonstrates moral values and typically indicated the realistic dramatizations of murders and terrorisms. According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP, 2014), it is believed that television, movies, video games and all other media sources is the most powerful factor that can shape the behavior and develop the value system of children. Media violence exposure on children in today’s era will affect the children to have aggressive behavior, commit crimes and develop antisocial personality. In the world where media act as the major source of the formation of children behavior, it is concerned that heavy exposure to media violence on children has
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