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The effects of media

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THE EFFECTS OF MEDIA'S VIOLENCE ON THE BEHAVIOR OF CHILDREN Media interest on high profile crime can misrepresent the true picture. A well as good news regarding decreased crime rates, the media choose to rule out occurrence where crime is increasing. This inclination to glamorise crime broaden beyond the news media through to TV drama and cinema. The media has a progressing enthralment with crime that will never go away even if the media could be convinced to temper their worst overload When children are taught how to tie their shoes, it is because of how their parents showed them. When children are taught how to do math problems, it is because of how their teachers showed them. So with all of these role models, why is there so much violence? It is because children learn from what they see? Some would argue that movies should have strict regulations and laws because it has negative effects on the behaviour of children. The definition of "negative effects" of children's behaviour can be described as "In 1991, children under the age of 10 committed over a 1000 acts of infuriated assault and 81 cases of rape. Juveniles of the age of 12 and under committed murder, robbery, larceny-theft, and forcible rape". ...read more.

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"I'm stuck in humanity. Maybe going 'NBK' is the way to break free," he wrote, referring to the scheduled rampage. Both Harris and Klebold went out to shoot and murder everyone in the school. They were armed with two 20 pound (9 kg) propane bombs and guns they murdered and injured 34 students, completely destroying the school building before committing suicide in the high school cafeteria. Some psychiatrist believed Klebold and Harris were captivated by games like Doom and that their lives were most satisfying while playing in the virtual. The Columbine massacre caused a massive controversial out break. They was argued whether or not the movie "Natural Born Killers", the game "Doom" and even music such as various punk and rock from artists such as Marilyn Manson. Marilyn Manson was blamed for Klebold and Harris's actions. His music, music videos and appearance was blamed for the killings. Many other crimes have said to have been performed after watching violent movies:- - The murder of Jamie Bulger was committed by two ten year olds who took three year old Jamie Bulger and stoned him to death. The lawyers of the two ten year olds said the crime was committed after the two boys had watched the movie "Child Play". Or you could argue Violent movies and television programs do not create violent viewers. ...read more.

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There have been many violent and disturbing crimes of unspeakable nature even before television itself was invented. I believe television is not to blame for violent crimes and the formation of brutal criminals. Media Stereotyping Media stereotypes are unavoidable, particularly in the advertising, entertainment and news industries, which look for a broad an audience as probable to quickly understand information. Stereotypes act like codes which provide audiences a fast, common understanding of a person or group of people-typically relating to their class, ethnicity or race, gender, sexual orientation, social role or occupation. However they can be difficult. They can: * decrease a broad range of divergence in people to simplistic categories * alter assumptions about certain groups of people into "realities" * be utilised in order to justify the position of those in power * continue social prejudice and discrimination Media portray of ethnic and visible minorities By investigating North American entertainment and news media you will identify that members of ethnic and visible minorities are improperly signified in entertainment and news media, and that portrayals of minorities are often stereotypical and debasing. This inclination is mainly difficult in a multicultural country for example Canada, was 15 % of the inhabitants are immigrants and visible minorities include 25 to 51 % of the larger urban centres. In Toronto which is the first city in the Western the mainstream of inhabitants are people of colour. ?? ?? ?? ?? Zakia Ali 97677 ...read more.

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