ERIC Number: ED407360
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Media and Violence. Part One: Making the Connections. Media & Values 62.
Silver, Rosalind, Ed.
Media & Values, n62 p1-24 Sum 1993
This issue of "Media & Values" explores the influence of mass media and violence in our society. The essays present various interpretations of that influence and the implications for the society. A special section entitled "Media and Violence Forum" contains 10 articles. Articles include: (1) "No Doubt About It - TV Violence Affects Behavior" (Leonard Eron); (2) "View From the Network: What Counts As Violence?" (Horst Stipp); (3) "Slasher Films May be Kids' Introduction to Sex" (Edward Donnerstein); (4) "Writers Tell Stories of a Violent Society" (Del Reisman); (5) "Public Policy Must Focus on Causes of Violence" (Peggy Charren); (6) "Suggestions for Parents: Children Can Unlearn Violence" (Judith Myers-Walls); (7) "Canada Adopts Plan to Ban Violence on Television" (H. Brooke Primero); (8) "How to Analyze the Media for Violence" (Barbara Osborn); (9) "Watch, Read, Listen: Resources on Violence in the Media"; and (10) "Beyond Blame: Media Literacy as Violence Prevention" (Elizabeth Thoman). Other articles in the issue are (1) "Making Connections"; (2) "Babylon Revisited" (Walter Wink); (3) "Strung Out on Aggression" (Charles M. Johnston); (4) "Growing Up Violent" (David Barry); and (5) "A Tale of Three Countries" (Brandon Centerwall). (EH)
Descriptors: Mass Media, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Role, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Telecommunications, Television Viewing, Values, Violence
Center for Media Literacy, 1962 S. Shenandoah, Los Angeles, CA 90034, 310-559-2944, ($3.50).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Media Action Research Center, Los Angeles, CA.
Note: For related items, see SO 028 077-082. Journal subtitle: "A Cornerstone of the Media Literacy Movement."