Violence exist in many different forms in our society. Unfortunately, many people believe that violence is the most effectiveway of solving the problems in our world this days. Children’s greatest exposure to violence comes from television. TV shows, Movies edited for television, web site, and also video games expose youngchildren to a level of violence unimaginable.
The violent content of TV includes more than just the 22 minutes programs sent down by the networks. At a very young age, children are seeinga level of violence and mayhem that in the past may have only been witnessed by a few police officers and military personnel. TV brings hitting, kicking, stabbings, shootings, and dismemberment rightinto homes on a daily basis.
Media violence :
Media violence refers to depictions of aggressive behavior like: fitting, shootings murder, and others types of violence, oftenglorified, in television, movies, video games and other popular culture.
Many parents and educators fear that violence seen on the media will at the very least desensitize children, and that itmay even make children more likely to commit atrocities themselves. Other people claim the violence seen on the media is not real, and that children understand this. Nevertheless, child watches anaverage of 8,000 televised murders and 100,000 acts of violence before finishing elementary school.
Busy parents who want to protect their children from media violence have a difficulttask before then. Violence appears on all major television networks and cable stations, making it impossible for channel surfers to avoid it.
Violence in the web site :
Virtual violenceis also readily available on the world wide web. Children and young people can download violent lyrics,( including lyrics that have been censored from detail versions of songs), and visit web sites...