Mass Media 10


Effects of TV and movie violence on young viewers



 Effects of TV and movie violence on young viewers are always a controversial topic and now I would like to mention the effects.
 The only thing TV and movie violence can do is to put the idea and image of violence on the viewers because how to react to it totally depends on each individual. However, it can have a great impact on viewers, especially small children. Some survey stated that male children the age of 2 to 5 who watched violent cartoon TV programs tend to get violent after watching them. Moreover, there are reports stating how big the effects of TV and movie are such as the cases of alien abduction.
 However, there are also some people who have not been affected at all. The aforementioned survey reported that the subjects of female children didn’t get violent at all after the experiment. Furthermore, many young viewers who can tell the difference between reality and fiction have no problem with watching violent TV and movie.
 In conclusion, effects of TV and movie violence on young viewers vary depending on the state of viewers and the important thing is to not let the ones who tend to get affected easily watch violent videos.