Violent Media Is Good For Kids By Gerard Jones Analysis

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In the article Violent Media Is Good For Kids, the author Gerard Jones claims media violence helps out children overcome problems. Jones uses several examples to back up his theory, such as his childhood and how violent media made positive changes to his life. As Jones stated he was “…afraid and alone”. Once he was introduced to violence through comic books, he immersed himself in them, leading to a fearless and social person. According to Jones “...people pulling themselves out of emotional traps by immersing themselves in violent stories”. This the exact experience Jones went through, once he was exposed to violent media, he was able to overcome his emotional problems .Jones began researching and came across Melanie Moore, Ph.D., who stated

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