Saturday, February 14, 2009

Mass Media Impact on America's Youth

Many of America's youth have cut their teeth on violence and grew up on immoral behavior in the media. They are being bombarded with violent images on a daily basis. Now, he or she has developed behaviors which imitate art. According to Escobar-Chaves and Anderson (2008), children and youth have witnessed violence and have become more aggressive. Most children. However, children and teens can be sensitive to what they hear on the news.

They may even believe what they hear on the news, which may be taken out of the context. Researchers believe that the youth of America is vulnerable to life around may not realize that it is a biased opinion. For example, during this recent election year, many schools have been letting children hold mock elections...(Read More)

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