Paper#4 - Kevin Barber Adam Pearson Comp 1 Paper#4 Violence...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Kevin Barber Adam Pearson 11/14/07 Comp 1 Paper #4 Violence and Television In Susan R . Lamson’s, “TV Violence: Does it Cause Real-Life Mayhem,” Mike Male’s “Stop Blaming Kids and TV,” and Kevin D . Browne’s and Catherine Hamilton- Giachritsis’ “The Influence of Violent Media on Children and Adolescents: A Public- Health Approach . ” a common topic is established . This topic is whether or not media violence, particularly television violence is transposed upon its audience . Lamson, Brown, and Hamilton-Giachritsis argue that a major cause of violence is television while Males argues against this . All three of these authors are correct in some way, television does stimulate violence but there are other issues to be considered also . Some important issues in these papers are the other possible causes, such as, the background of a child, the parents, and whether the author’s points could be skewed due to the information he or she provides .
Image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
In Lamson’s argument she states that “Televised mayhem is seen as a leading cause of America’s epidemic of violent crimes . ” (277) . She uses evidence from several reputable sources . She is a member of the Centers for Disease Control violence research Barber 2 team and after seven years of studying, they ruled out all possible sources of the doubling of violent acts except for television exposure ..
Image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern