Mass Media and Violence Essay examples

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Mass Media and Violence Is it hard to believe that just forty years ago only a few privileged American families had televisions in their home? In recent years, it is estimated that a whopping ninety-eight percent of Americans have one or more television sets in their home. Motion pictures, televisions, video games, and the internet are just some forms of mass media that have emerged since the last century. With the rise of mass media, the increase of violent behavior has increased as well. Mass media influences many factors of people’s lives such as moral beliefs, behavior, and values. Violence in mass media is greatly dominating our society and continues to do so. It causes aggression and is a growing epidemic among the youth. Scott …show more content…
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[ 2 ]. Cline, Victor. “How the Mass Media Effects Our Values and Behavior.” . N.p., n.d. 20 Dec 2012.
[ 3 ]. Dean, Gregory. “A Mediated Culture.” Marketogrpahy N.p. 23 Nov 2010. Web. 19 Dec 2012.
[ 4 ]. Barbour, Scott. “What Causes Teen Violence?” Teen Violence, pg 51. San Deigo, CA. 1999. Print.
4 Barbour, 49
[ 6 ]. Huesmann, L.R. and Taylor, Laramie. “The Role of Media Violence in Violent Behavior.” 2006. PDF. 21 Dec 2012.
[ 7 ]. Norton, Eric. “The Dangers of Violence in Modern Mass Media.” Center for Community Health Partnerships. N.p., 22 June 2009. Web. 21 December 2012.
[ 8 ]. Mughal, M. A. "Mass Media and its Influence on Society." Opinion Maker. N.p., 18 Jan. 2011. Web. 22 Dec. 2012.
[ 9 ]. Norton,

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