Sex and Violence on Television

Sex and Violence on Television - Who should be responsible...

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Who should be responsible for monitoring television programs? Ultimately the parents are responsible for monitoring what their children are watching on television. Obviously television stations can’t not have programs on because parents don’t want their children watching the programs; there are those adults that would like to watch those television programs. It is entirely the parents’ responsibility to monitor what the children are watching. What has research indicated are the effects of television violence and sex on children and adults? Children and adults are taking what is seen on television and distorting it into real-life and creating a dark and sinister place. For example, violent games, children and adults think that they can perform “cool moves” like beating people in the head with baseball bats, which is an option in the popular Grand Theft Auto Series to kill a person and you can also steal the persons car. Also studies of children or young teens viewing of sexual content on television have been
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This essay was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course COMM 101 taught by Professor Steele during the Spring '08 term at Indiana State University .

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