Less violence on TV networks, study shows

November 1996
Jet;11/04/96, Vol. 90 Issue 25, p40
Relates the findings of a study indicating that fewer violent television shows were aired in the United States during the 1995-96 season than in the previous season. The reduction of violent shows during prime-time and children's programming; Further findings of the study from the Center for Communications Policy.


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