One of the noteworthy changes in our social environment in the 20th and 21st centuries has been the infiltration of our culture and daily lives by the mass media. In general, researchers define violence in media as visual portrayals of physical aggression by one human or human-like character against another.
Violence is unfortunately,
Violence is unfortunately one of the most popular forms of entertainment; over 60% of our prime time television shows contain some form of violence in a way or more. Most studies show that the relation between media violence and ‘real’ violence is interactive: media can contribute to an aggressive culture; people who are already aggressive use the media as additional validation of their politics and arrogances, which, in turn, are armor-plated through media gratified.
“The effects of media are cumulative and subtle and insidious and occur over a long period of time,” said Dr. Victor C Strasbourg, an expert on children and media at University of New Mexico School of Medicine. He believes media, which “have become kind of electronic parents,” are “one of the most powerful influences on children and teens that we know of and unfortunately unappreciated” by most everyone.
Exposure to media violence,
Exposure to media violence can cause short-term and long-term effects on our children and adults. The primed concepts make behaviors which are linked to them, more likely, when media primes aggressive concept the aggression is more likely. Media violence can stimulate violent conduct in the short run more probable for two likely details which are excitation transmission and over-all stimulation. In recent year it has been experiential that persons and archbishop new ones have the propensity to copy whatever they detect. Likewise when children detect violent conduct, they are more disposed to to impersonator it. On the other hand, the lasting gratified belongings are due to the observational knowledge of thought and performances and the start and desensitization of expressive procedures.
It seems more likely to me that more time spent watching TV means less time for social activities and it is this which causes aggression. Aggression causes violence proportionally which create anti-social individuals alienating themselves from the society. These type of people then get involved in other psychological and harmful activities. Parents need to monitor the activities of their children and the change in their behaviors while mimicking the aggression they are exposed to watching television. Media carries the duty on its shoulders of informing the masses and making them aware of their basic rights in a positive way.