Negative Effects Of Violence On Television

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Does violence on television has lead a real life violence on our society? It has becoming a topic of debate for several years until now whether violence that portrayed through television programmes causes a real life violence on the society. Nowadays, not only adults and teenagers, but also children, get attached and obsessed on television programmes. Some research shows that violence on television does has a surprisingly negative impact on the community especially among the youngsters. According to Newton Minow, children will watch anything, and when a broadcaster uses crime and violence and other shoddy devices to monopolize a child’s attention, it’s worse than taking candy from a baby. It is taking precious time from the process of growing up. They are exposed to violent images every day and the line between reality and fiction is blurred. Violence in television programmes can cause children and teenagers to behave in aggressive or harmful ways toward others, to become less sensitive to the pain and suffering of others, and also to lose their inhibitions. However, the factor of bad parenting ability is also to blame on among parents. The first bad impact comes from violence in television programmes is it can cause children and teenagers to behave in aggressive or harmful ways toward others. It means that they are intended to harm another person physically, such as hitting with a fist or with some objects. Usually, children’s minds below the age of eight are not yet that
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