Violence in films - Studies.

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  • Violence in films - Studies.
    • Professor Tony Chartlon. = Does TV encourage anti-social behaviour?
    • The National TV Violence Study = Does violence on TV contribute to society's ills?
      • US TV. 57% network programmes have violence.
      • Concluded that the volume of violence must have an effect. The mass media can reinforce, maintain and strenghten the aggressive disposition of certain individuals.
    • Prof. David Buckingham. = Is there really a need to be so concerned about what children watch? We need to listen to what children say about all this.
      • Recommendations: Abolish 18; most children from 13 should be free to make their own decisions.
  • The National TV Violence Study = Does violence on TV contribute to society's ills?
    • US TV. 57% network programmes have violence.
    • Concluded that the volume of violence must have an effect. The mass media can reinforce, maintain and strenghten the aggressive disposition of certain individuals.
  • Encouraged more responsible television programming and viewing.
    • Greg Philo = In what ways are the values presented in violent films interpreted and adopted by children?
      • Watched Pulp Fiction = Young people regard it as cool to blow someone away but turned off by the drug taking. Philo concerned that children find the values of money and killing attractive.
      • Violence in films - Studies.
        • Professor Tony Chartlon. = Does TV encourage anti-social behaviour?
        • Prof. David Buckingham. = Is there really a need to be so concerned about what children watch? We need to listen to what children say about all this.
          • Recommendations: Abolish 18; most children from 13 should be free to make their own decisions.
    • Trying to prevent children from watchingunsuitable material is becoming impossible. Technology is beyond regulation and control. Parents have to be real regulators.

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