Media Violence and School Shootings

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Another school shooting goes down and is preyed upon by the media for a gripping new story. Jonesboro, Arkansas, West Paducah, Kentucky, and Littleton, Colorado all have one thing in common. All these places are sites where school shootings have occurred. Why do school shootings happen and who is to blame when they do happen?. These are two questions that are still trying to be answered. Some people say that school shootings are due to the excess marketing of violence in movies, television, video games, and music. "'There is a difference between what one has the right to do and what is socially responsible', he says. It appears that they have targeted a mass audience for this material, and then they're 'horrified' when it's…show more content…
And for movies and CD's that are sold in stores: these products should have warning labels and should not go out of the stores in a child's hand. The same requirement for age is also viable here. Another issue besides the advertising of media violence is how easy it has become for teens and kids to get their hands on guns. This is another factor that is often thought of when the issue of school shootings is

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