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    Many people watch television to be informed about what’s going on in the world, for entertainment purposes, to let time go by, and entertainment for children to learn from educated channels. But not many find only television as a source they use the internet when not near a television. Just in the past three decades television has changed. There were always different classifications and regulations associated with television way back when, and the government changes the classifications as they

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    Television, Violence and Censorship Society has been bombarded with violence from the beginning of time. These concerns about violence in the media have been around way before television was even introduced. Nevertheless, there have been numerous studies, research, and conferences done over the years on television, but the issue still remains. Researchers do acknowledge that violence portrayed on television is a potential danger. One issue is clear though, our focus on television violence should

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    Parental Advisory

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    Circle) Hart 2 The idea of putting a rating system on a form of entertainment has been around for years. Rating systems were mainly developed to help parents make informed choices about the movies, TV programs, video games, and music their children are being exposed to. Usually based on the amount of violence, sex, nudity, strong language or drug use a viewer will see or hear. The Motion Picture Association of America has set up a clear rating system for movie goers, “G- for general audience

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    Video Games: Virtual or Harmful

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    addicted to the content these games provide. In other words, what happens when the violence, language, and attitudes bolster these behaviors outside of the game and become a part of his or her reality? “video games are designed to be incredibly engaging and 'fun', often leading to children to sleep in a 'flow state' in which they may be at increased susceptibility to the messages of the game.” (“Congressional”). Overall, video games are detrimental in their impacts due to their violent content, which invokes

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    A Stronger Video Game Content Rating System is a Must Many of today's youth are easily influenced by their environment. Their environment can include their family, friends, school, and even media (television, music, video games). With technology rapidly advancing, video games are having an even greater impact on youth. In the last few years, there has been a steady increase in the amount of violence contained in all media, especially video games. According to Alison Motluk, "more than 90 per

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    are for children. Whether they realize it or not, everyone who plays a violent video game is effected in one way or another. Even though there is a rating system for games, that system is lacking in what they let younger children watch and do in these games. The question that must be asked is, “Why are these children being exposed to such violent content?” The attention that has been drawn to violent video games and the discussions on whether they should still be released or not has been the only positive

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    children, violence can be anything from pushing, shoving, and fighting too. Violence has and always will be an ongoing problem around the world. Everything that can be done to prevent it will benefit our society. Today’s video games and featured television shows have become much more graphic than they have ever been, showing brutal images that can be accessed by all ages. Video games have become one of children’s favorite leisure activities, and they spend long amounts of time playing them. It has

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    mortal kombat

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    for kids and it needed to be taken off the shelves. This game appealed to many people because of its real-life graphics, blood and gore. The game was also responsible for the video game rating system used today. The game was an instant hit, they made an endless amount of Mortal Kombat games, for every gaming system imaginable, there was even a movie made based on the game. This essay will illustrate how Mortal Kombat is violent, and take a critical point of view of this popular game. Mortal Kombat

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    censorship of video games

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    The first video game systems were created in the year 1972. From then on, people started to create new systems and new games to play on theses systems. Video games didn't become popular until the 1980's when they appeared in malls and other popular locations and “generate a revenue of $2 billion in quarters” (“Making”). This is also about the same year when video games became popular on personal computers by the game developers making their arcade version of their game available for the personal

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    Do Violent Video Games Really Cause Violent Behavior? Ninety-seven percent of adolescents play video games. Among them are murderers responsible for recent school shootings. Many people have claimed that the violent content of these games will cause the players to experience heightened levels of aggression, leading them to commit violent crimes; conversely, numerous studies have been performed which contradict this claim. Research indicates that playing violent video games does not increase aggressive

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