In today 's world, we can 't go a day without seeing media. Sometimes the media can be violent, and sometimes that violence can cause children to act violently. In Fact, there have been multiple cases of people acting out in violent ways that has led back to the effect of media, people have even died because of others watching violence. One example of that would be the well known case of the Slenderman stabbing where two girls stabbed their friend 19 times to please the fantasy video game character Slenderman. Many teens listen, play and watch violence and say that they don’t feel they have been affected by media violence in any way.
Since the adolescent had got used to these violence, the publisher have to make it much violence than before. These violence movie will do long term effect on children and adults. For example, the people who see these movie a lot will start to think violence is right and violence can actually solve everything. The people will also started desensitization about the environment. These people will think the victim of violence are weak and show no care on them (Medved, 1992).
Domestic violence, a critical issue that has a negative impact on the Native Americans in the United States. Domestic violence, also known as spousal abuse, can take several different forms, including physical, emotional, verbal, as well as sexual abuse. One in every three native women will experience some sort of domestic violence in their lifetime and most will have nowhere to seek help. Furthermore, men are victims of domestic violence and more often than not, get laughed at and ridiculed when they reach out for help. When people think of domestic violence, most think of physical fighting, black eyes, broken nose, and holes punched in the walls of the house.
Domestic violence is the intended act of hurting or dominating a domestic partner. Largely, men direct domestic violence at women. According to Davenport (2012), men directed 85 percent of all domestic violence instances at women. Consequently, in 2008, either their significant other or husband killed more than 55 percent of all female murder victims. It is a challenge for police departments to prevent domestic violence due to Battered Wife Syndrome.
Along with these specific theories there are other external factors in the offenders environment that can contribute to the abuse such as: stress, society demands and drug and alcohol dependency. Abusers who perpetrate domestic violence, do so to control their victims, and in order to maintain that control they threaten the safety of the victim. Although there is no justification for their behavior, there are theories in which can help us to understand exactly why and what reasons drive these people to abuse the people they claim to “love.” Culture of Violence Theory The Culture of Violence Theory is the idea that in large societies, some subcultures have developed the norm of physical violence.
Sexual violence is something that everybody in society knows of but until it happens to you, or someone that you know, it is often unspoken of. People do not realize how serious sexual violence is if it does not enter their bubble. Nowadays, the media plays an important part, as sexual violence is constantly depicted on the television or through games. Cartoons show violence too much that it is seen normal to see it even for your children. “The media does not causes violence but it reinforces the idea that men are strong dominant and powerful and that women are there to meet men’s need.” Hollywood is also under the light for having a moment of reckoning over the allegations Oscar-winning producer Harvey Weinstein harassed and abused multiple women in the industry for several decades.
Violence is every violent action committed by a person against another using physical force. Type of violence: 4.2.1. Physical violence: includes sexual assault, beating, kicking, slapping, stabbing, pushing, pulling, pinching that could inflict bruises or physical injuries and cause the victim not be able to perform his/her duties. 4.2.2. Verbal violence: such as insulting, cursing (stupid, dumb, dog, pig, mule, wretch, monkey, your brain, etc.)
Media always display violent scenes on the screen that are more likely teach the viewers especially young children to be more violent. Violent film such as ‘Terminator’ and video games that are contented with violence such as ‘Counter Strike’ has become common in today’s generation in which it has been associated with increased in committing crimes. Heavy viewing of media violent by kids during 8 years old will lead them to be prosecuted for criminal acts as adults (American Psychological Association, 2013). Violence on media ‘inspired’ the children to commit crimes by watching the constant stream of violent scenes because they learn through observation, imitation and adoption of behaviors. According to American Academics of Pediatrics (2001), most of the animated feature films produced in the United States portrayed 100% of violence scenes statistically whereby it has increased the quantity of aggressive acts on media through the years.
Violence in Mass Media Video games train killers. Movies have way too much violence. People who see a lot of violence become unsensitive in a long-term period. Those are the main points about violence in mass media. People want violence to be reduced because violence in media causes aggression in kids and some adults.
Often when we hear the word violence and we tend to limit ourselves to thinking of violence as only a physical form that we can visual see. As a matter of fact, as our society has continued to progress we have come to understand that violence doesn’t just come in physical form. Nowadays, it comes in different forms like bullying, mass shootings, and verbal attacks. Since 2000, the number of mass shootings has steadily increased. In an article called “A Too Familiar Tragedy with One Difference” by Scott Gilmore I found a quote that completely expresses my sentiments on this topic, “I, like you, I suspect, am numb to these massacres.