How Does Media Portray Violence?

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Our textbook talks about very important points, whether we like it or not we all see violence on our everyday life through movies and television. Our children are exposed to violence and this is very concerning, media portrays violence as trivial, justified or funny. “Media violence desensitizes people to real violence, and at the same time built schemas of the world as a dangerous, scary place where a person must be aggressive in order to survive” (Crawford, 2011, p.401). Technology such as video games teaches children how to be aggressive. “By the time a U.S child finishes elementary school, he or she has seen more than 100,000 acts of violence on TV, including 8,000 murders” (Crawford, 2011, p.378). Because of the media contributing to
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