Television : Violence And Television

1187 Words Feb 29th, 2016 5 Pages
Violence and television
We live in a society where violence is globalized through films and advertisements. The individual American is exposed to 200,000 advertisements in a day, where Hollywood films portray violence as entertainment and fun, films where bullies and gangs stand out as role models, on the other hand, Hollywood is the main reason kids think, violence is cool and fun. Growing up in a home where I was the youngest boy child in the family. I grew up watching television with my older brothers who were in middle school. When it came to picking a Tv show to watch, it seem as if I was a ghost, because my brothers never asked me for my opinion, things always went there way. With that being said, I grew up watching lots of violent on tv, I never really got to watch kids shows, the only shows I watch were the shows my brothers like. My brothers and I grew up in a violence neighborhood, so we watched violent movies,and tv shows, we felt related to. Outside the doors of our house, were gangs and violence, there was no escaping the fact that violence were all around us. During the summer time, those were the craziest in our neighborhood. During the summer kids and teenagers were exposed to lot of violence, I mean with winter being over, every kid left their video games home, television was of doing that amount of time kids were outside playing with their peers, summertime brought beauty in our neighborhood, those were the time the whole neighborhood came out…

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