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Media violence

Author: Noah Berlatsky
Publisher: Detroit, Michigan : Greenhaven Press, 2012. ©2012
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a collection of articles in which authors examine the moral and societal implications of media violence and the ways in which society and government should regulate violence in the media.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noah Berlatsky
ISBN: 9780737763294 0737763299 9780737763287 0737763280
OCLC Number: 775780292
Description: 206 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Why consider opposing viewpoints? --
Introduction --
Is Media Violence A Serious Problem?: --
Chapter preface --
Media violence causes aggression / NewsRx Health and Science --
Watching doesn't make us violent: assessing the research on media violence / David Trend --
Does movie violence increase violent crime? / Gordon Dahl and Stefano Della Vigna --
Media influence has led to public acceptance of torture / Maura Moynihan --
Government influence has led to media acceptance of torture / Scott Horton --
Cyberbullying is a serious problem for youth / Brian Fraga --
Problems of online predation and cyberbullying have been exaggerated / Larry Magid --
Periodical and internet sources bibliography --
How Should Media Violence Be Regulated?: --
Chapter preface --
Television violence adversely affects children and should be regulated / Federal Communications Commission --
Parents, not government, should regulate television violence / Adam Thierer --
Violent video games cause aggression in children and should be regulated / Steven F Gruel --
Regulating violent video games is unnecessary / James Lileks --
Movie ratings help flag violent content that is inappropriate for children / Motion Picture Association of America --
Despite ratings, children are still exposed to violent media / Federal Trade Commission (FTC) --
Periodical and internet sources bibliography --
What Is The Effect Of Violence In The News?: --
Chapter preface --
Violence in the news increases children's fear and anxiety / Barbara J Wilson --
Horrors of war must not be censored / Dan Kennedy --
Osama bin Laden's death photo should be released / Jimmie L Foster --
Osama bin Laden's death photo should not be released / Earl Ofari Hutchinson --
Periodical and internet sources bibliography --
What Is The Relationship Between Violence And Sex In The Media?: --
Chapter preface --
Yes to violence, no to sex / Robert Scheer --
Americans are right to worry more about media sex than media violence / USA Today (Magazine) --
Sexualized violence in the media contributes to violence against women / Marina DelVecchio --
Pornography does not cause rape / Steve Chapman --
Hip hop and hip-hop journalism promote violence / Sonia Poulton --
Black music and black people do not beget violence / Autumn Carter --
Periodical and internet sources bibliography --
For further discussion --
Organizations to contact --
Bibliography of books --
Index.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Noah Berlatsky, book editor.

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This book is a collection of articles in which authors examine the moral and societal implications of media violence and the ways in which society and government should regulate violence in the media.

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