Warning shots at TV

Rainie, Harrison; Streisand, Betsy
July 1993
U.S. News & World Report;7/12/93, Vol. 115 Issue 2, p48
Focuses on an explicit warning adopted last week by ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox network executives: `Due to some violent content, parental discretion advised.' Why the warning system won't cover much of the mayhem on television; Lack of uniform standard for what constitutes violence; Debate as to whether saturation of media violence is connected to violence in society; Parental concern. INSET: Science looks at TV violence, by William F. Allman..


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