Essay about Media Violence And Its Effects On America

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Media Violence is Worse in America
What makes media violence so horrible? Over the years, media has had a major impact in crime in the world. Media violence is the study of violence and aggression in a movie or television show. Why are people so attracted to the violence in movies and T.V.? “In the past the studies have shown that it isn’t necessarily violence that is the draw to these films but instead the belief that the movie will also contain thrills and suspense.”(Sarnoff- Ross) What attracts people to like watching movies and T.V. shows with a lot of violence? Movie and T.V viewers don’t really watch movies or shows for the violence. They watch it for the suspense and thrill within the movie or show. The suspense and thrill includes the violence to create a finer insight of reality. In a recent study, Anne Bartsch said “Perhaps depiction of violence that are perceived as meaningful, moving and thought- provoking can foster empathy with victims, admiration for acts of courage and moral beauty in the face of violence, or self- reflection with regard to violent impulses.” (Psychcentral )But watching all these movies and shows, convince people that reality is similar. Some might say that Britain has more violence because of all the British action, horror and suspenseful movies and T.V. shows. But there are much more research about the media violence in America. Media violence influences real- life violence in America more than Britain. America’s media has a bigger impact…

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