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by Haugen, David
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Series: Opposing viewpoints series Published by : Greenhaven Press, (Detroit :) Physical details: 232 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Subject(s): Violence in mass media. | Violence in popular culture. --debates Year : 2009 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Bluefield High School 363.3 Med Available

Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-220) and index.

Why consider opposing viewpoints? -- Introduction -- ch. 1. Is media violence a serious problem? -- Chapter preface -- 1. Exposure to violence in the media leads to violent behavior / L. Rowell Huesmann and Laramie D. Taylor -- 2. The problem of media violence is exaggerated / Henry Jenkins -- 3. Video games foster violent behavior / David S. Bickham -- 4. Video games have become a scapegoat for violent behavior / Christopher J. Ferguson -- 5. Video games are useful educational tools / Lee Wilson -- 6. The lack of moral context in violent movies is harmful / James Bowman -- Periodical bibliography -- ch. 2. How should media violence be regulated? -- Chapter preface -- 1. The government has the power to regulate violence on television / Federal Communications Commission -- 2. The government should not regulate violence on television / Laurence H. Tribe -- 3. Parents should regulate their children's exposure to violence on television / Adam Thierer -- 4. Parents recognize that regulating violence on television is unnecessary / Kerry Howley -- 5. The video game ratings system is an effective regulation / Patricia E. Vance -- 6. The video game ratings system is an ineffective regulation / Jonathan Harbour -- Periodical bibliography --

ch. 3. What are the effects of violence and suffering in news media reporting? -- Chapter preface -- 1. Watching violent news has harmful effects on children / Karen Goldberg Goff -- 2. Media reports of violent crime encourage copycat violent acts / Loren Coleman -- 3. News media should provide a context for the violence they report / Mortimer B. Zuckerman -- 4. Violence in television shows mirrors violence from the news / Clive Thompson -- Periodical bibliography -- ch. 4. Is the Internet a new medium for violence? -- Chapter preface -- 1. Cyberbullying is worse than physical bullying / Scott Meech -- 2. Cyberbullying is not worse than physical bullying / Amanda Lenhart -- 3. The Internet encourages amateur fight videos / Paul Farhi -- 4. The Internet reduces violent criminal behavior / Steven E. Landsburg -- 5. Terrorists are using the Internet to further their violent aims / Gabriel Weimann -- Periodical bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography of books -- Index.