If movies are so bad for children, wouldn't it be easy to just not allow children to see "violent" movies? This seems to be a simple solution, but one that cannot work for many reasons. The main reason is, mainstream movies that do well in the box office tend to air on public television. "We now view movies on television replete with graphic sickening violence. Some television stations now show these movies in the early evening, when children could be watching"(Raising PG Kids in an X-Rated Society Tipper Gore 60).
The October issue of the Harvard Mental Health Letter reports that worries about violence of video games, but also gives advice how parents save their children’s health. The parents are in security for their c... ... middle of paper ... ...es aggressive feelings. Those who had played the violent games displayed 40% higher aggression. Conclusion In conclusion, the violent games are more negatively impact for teenagers. It was proven by many researches and experiments.
2: Blind Imitation: The media affects the way we act and think. It has a deep effect on the behavior of its audience. When people try to copy something we had seen or heard. Young people often imitate their role models blindly. What is being highlighted in the entertainment industry is the wrongdoings of these celebrities
No matter what defenders of this junk may say, violent movies, video games, and gross music have consequences that include more arguing, hitting, abuse, and other violent behavior; sometimes even killings like happened in Littleton. However, instead of focusing on the real problem, most of the attention has been focused on guns. Yes, these boys used guns. They also made and used bombs. Obviously, kids can't have guns at school.
In this case, unfortunately, what was done in a controlled environment by professionals is being mimicked by naïve kids. And the outcome can be dangerous” (Allam, Mohammad, Junior in Film and Media Arts). Hollywood says that in order to be recognized as a person one must be good looking or wealthy. This is probably why kids these days try to alter themselves to please others. Hollywood can make the American dream seem like a persuasive American reality – even if it’s not the reality most of us experience.
Even when kids go to the theater to see movies they can “theater hop” or buy a ticket to a low rated movie and slip into the R rated film of their choice. DVDs and the Internet both provide ways for kids to watch movies that contain objectionable material. Websites that offer the o... ... middle of paper ... ...not restrict violence in movies as much as it restricts sexual content, it allows children of young ages to be exposed to violent content, which could have serious consequences in the child’s future. The MPAA rating system was once a good source for people to find out whether a movie would contain immoral or violent images; currently the system has grown to become ineffective in today’s society. Society changes as well as movies; content and subject matter has changed for movies of this generation.
According to children and television violence, teens that are being over exposed to violent on television may worry about becoming a target of violence. The relevance of this idea is that teenagers will more likely grow up thinking that the world is a scary place and that something bad will happen to them (2008). Imitative behavior is another major effect of seeing violence in the media. According to Weldon, two teens from Johnstown, Colorado, killed a 7 year old girl by beating her to death. The teens claimed that they were imitating moves from a video game called “Mortal Combat.” This is an example case which shows that violence in the video game may lead to an imitating behavior (2007).
how violent video games affect teenagers has always been a contetious topic for parents and adults. many believe violent video games are good for you though studies prove they are wrong. Violent video games negatively affect a teen’s brain devolopment, personalities trait, and is also a bad role model for teens. violent video games like the new GTA 5 has cursing, guns, grand theft auto, and nudity which can impinge a teen’s decisions on right and wrong. this will lead into a teen having bad behavior.
The Effects of Television Violence Recent attention in the media relating violence and children has created much controversy and debate. Our society has brought much focus on violence in the media and how it has effected children of all ages and races. High school shootings and increasing crime in small towns all over the country has brought forth the question of whether or not children are exposed or desensitized to too much violence in television, movies, news, and other sources. Many people feel this violence is causing children to kill children and good towns go bad. Many people are also wondering if this violence could be a matter of survival for our society or if it has to do with the way parents are raising their children.