Media Violence Essay

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Media Violence
Nowadays, media has become a dispensable part of modern world. However the past 50 years have seen a dramatic increase in the argument of the effects of violence in media. Different people hold different views, I personally believe that the negative impacts of violence in the media far outweigh its benefits.

Some laud media violence brings potential threaten to social stability. Since teenagers are lack of ability to distinguish right and wrong well, they will accept information from media without considerable judgments. For instance, the American media shows heroes justifiably using violence as a means to resolve conflict. In popular TV series Nikita, Nikita and her partners are heroes who defend the country against terrorism secretly. They are good men, but they are not perfect. They tortures enemies to get information to stabilize society as well. Although they are doing right things, their ways are cruel. Teenager will believe it is fine to use violence if they are doing right things. In addition, many younger children cannot discriminate between what they see and what is real. Teenagers watch TV shows with violence images hour after hour, they will see the world as a dark and sinister place, being frightened or upset. Media violence causes aggressive behaviour and fear of being harmed, and lead to social instability at the end.

Others argue that it helps to protect people from real-life violence because it plays as an alarm. People who have seen the harm impacts that are brought from violence in media…