TV violence and what to do about it

Gerbner, George
September 1996
Nieman Reports;Fall96, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p10
Focuses on the use of violence as a global television marketing scheme. Skewing of news priorities due to emphasis on crime and violence; Role of violence in television entertainment for children; Violence as demonstration of power; Role of Congress in resolving the problem. INSETS: Why crime stories lead local TV news, by Ray Suarez.;`It's very dangerous', by Bruce Shapiro..


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