Sex and Violence: Is Exposure to Media Content Harmful to Children?
Tags: MASS media influence; VIOLENCE in mass media; HUMAN sexuality in mass media; CHILDREN -- Sexual behavior; TEENAGERS -- Sexual behavior; CHILDREN & violence; TEENAGERS & violence; ATTITUDE (Psychology)
- Pornography, Main Street To Wall Street. Jenkins Jr., Holman W. // Policy Review;Feb/Mar2001, Issue 105, p3
Focuses on a concern regarding sex and violence in mass media in the United States (U.S.). Sector attributed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to the distribution of R-rated fare to children; Reason behind the interest of young adults to violent-theme entertainment; Role of the Internet in...
- Cleaning Up the Movies. // New York Times Upfront (Teacher's Edition);11/27/2000, Vol. 133 Issue 7, p4
Presents a lesson plan to help students understand the debate about sex and violence in entertainment. Discussion questions; Classroom strategies.
- Lies my movie-makers told me. L.S. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;10/21/96, Vol. 23 Issue 45, p37
Discusses the views of film critic Michael Medved on the three lies of movie makers to justify the use of gratuitous violence and sex in motion pictures. The relationship between filmakers and the public; The book `Hollywood vs. America,' by Medved.
- Video Vigilantes. Hamilton, Anita; Aguayo, Anna Macias; Isackson, Noah; Thigpen, David E.; Locke, Laura A. // Time;1/10/2005, Vol. 165 Issue 2, p60
Mentions the debate over whether the government should play a role in monitoring the access of kids to violent and sexual games. Suggestion that games such as 'Grand Theft Auto' and 'JFK Reloaded' are filled with violent images which are inappropriate for young kids; Consideration of how there...
- Does sex make us happy? Don't talk about it... Reeves, Richard // New Statesman;3/28/2005, Vol. 134 Issue 4733, p30
Argues that the public's greater openness to sexuality does not make society happier. Increase of sexuality in motion pictures and books; Fears about sexually transmitted infections and the distortion of sexual maturation among adolescents; Lack of state funding of research into sexual behavior;...
- Parents monitor surfing habits. Soule, Alexander // Westchester County Business Journal;7/16/2007, Vol. 46 Issue 29, p6
The article discusses the results on the survey about the means employed by parents to control their children's exposure to sex and violence in the media. Two in three parents stress that they closely monitor what their children watch or hear in the media. Some of them are reviewing their kids...
- Violence, Sex, Drugs. Worsnop, Chris // Australian Screen Education;Summer2002, Issue 28, p114
Examines the issues surrounding sex, drug-use and violence in media. General consensus that the issues should be considered sensitive and treated with special attention; Development of an assessment scale as a tool to help in the educational process.
- Sex and violence, and profit. Bednarski, P.J. // Electronic Media;06/28/99, Vol. 18 Issue 26, p12
Comments on the role of money and profit in motivating the proliferation of sex and violence in the mass media in the United States as exemplified by the opening day earnings of the movie `The General's Daughter.' Failure of the industry to talk about the issues sensibly contributing to the...
- TEENAGE SEXUAL BEHAVIOR. Bushweller, Kevin // Education Week;4/12/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 31, p16
The article focuses on a study conducted by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, published in the April issue of the journal "Pediatrics," according to which, students aged 12 to 14 are more likely to have intercourse by age 16 who view sexually...