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The National Television Violence Study found that in 1996-1997, 61% of television programs contained violence, and, of those selected, 75% showed no remorse, criticism of, or penalty for the violence. Forty percent of violent acts were committed by attractive characters.
For this assignment, you need to watch an hour of children’s television, preferably cartoons, and analyze the level of violence in the chosen children’s show.
Council on Communications and Media. (2009). Media violence. Pediatrics, 124(5), 1495-1503. Retrieved from http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/124/5/1495.full
Make sure for this assignment that you view a program that is specifically intended for children. You can find cartoons on television on Saturday mornings or on a website by searching for children’s cartoon programs. Please identify in your posting the program that you viewed.
It is noteworthy to read what the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry has posted about the impact of media violence: AACAP position on media violence
Write your initial response to each part in 3–4 paragraphs. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.
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