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591 wordsI. Personal Summary of Position Taken in this Reading Scott Stossel writes the article of "The Man Who Counts the Killings. " This reading focuses on the lifetime works and studies of George Gerbner. He would be best known as "the man who counts the killings" because he had spent the last thirty years doing just that. A National Commission on the causes and prevention of violence selected George Gerbner in 1968 to study the effect of violence in the media by analyzing the amount of violence on t...
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1,812 wordsRunning head: VIOLENCE IN THE MEDIA AND ITS EFFECTS ON SOCIETY Violence in the Media and its Effects on Society: Definitions, Effects on Society, Statistics, This paper discusses the effects of violence in the media and how it effects our society. First a definition of media and violence will be presented. Then an explanation about who violence can effect and what effects of violence are evident in our society today. Finally, various ways of prevention are explored and a discussion of whether th...
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1,428 wordsCensorship is a word with many meanings. In a broadcast sense the word censor, according to the Pocket Oxford Dictionary (seventh edition 1984), means an official with power to suppress whole or parts of books, plays, films, letters, news, etc on the grounds of obscenity, or threat to security. Suppress and obscenity are the key words in that definition. Censorship occurs when we watch television or a movie, listen to the radio or buy music, or even read a book or magazine. Censorship also occur...
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856 wordsCensorship The song [Cop Killer] is fiction, not fact. At no point did I go out and say Lets do it. I am singing in the first person as a character who is fed up with police brutality. I aint never killed no cop. I felt like it a lot of times. But I never did -Rapper Ice-T, National Review, July 20, 1992. Statements such as that has started an on going debate about censorship in the television and music industry. What exactly is censorship? Some feel censorship is a violation of the their rights...
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1,075 wordsIn an ideal world, it would be great if all parents could monitor everything their children watch, but realistically speaking it just is not possible. In todays world movies and television has become a major part of society. In fact, studies show that not only does the media entertain but they also have a profound effect on an individuals behavior. The statistics of the amount of violence witnessed by a typical child is shocking. According to the American Psychological Association, the average c...
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1,652 wordsDecember 8, 1999 COM 150 Final Exam Essay # 5: In what ways, and to what extent, has television transformed modern American culture? How is it likely to impact America in the future? Spokesmen for the broadcast industry have taken the position that violence on television has had no effect on the behavior of the viewer. However, considering that television is an industry that sells commercial time with the specific intent to influence the viewers purchasing behavior. Both broadcasters and media a...
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1,587 wordsThe Simpsons Revolution Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie are some of the world s most favorite cartoon characters, and make up one of television s most famous shows, The Simpsons. These 5 intriguing characters, along with a large array of other characters, come straight from the imagination of writer, creator, and cartoonist Matt Growing. This 20 th Century Fox presentation of family life gives a facetious look at American families in the very late 20 th Century. The 5 leading character that...
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