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Journalism & Communication
Pages 8 (2008 words)
(name) (school) (date) Violence in the Media Introduction The media remains as one of the more popular forms of information dissemination. It is a tool which performs the usual processes of informing as well as entertaining the general population. In recent years, it has improved its technologies to encompass a larger geographical coverage and to utilize more advances in terms of digital technology.
This paper shall specifically discuss the thesis that the media is responsible for societal increase in violence. This thesis shall be discussed based on strong philosophical argumentation. A sympathetic consideration of both sides of the argument shall be presented with arguments towards one conclusion established. An identification of the ethical issues at hand shall also be considered. Body Violence in the media is apparent with the coverage of different violent events happening around the globe. The media holds a significant amount of responsibility in terms of its content and the impact of its content on their audience. The narrow cultural imaginings which may directly impact on the beliefs of those involved in political violence is very much ingrained in the wider cultural milieu where the media is an important, as well as an overwhelming part. And in these instances political violence is a kind of violence worthy of consideration (Held, p. 132). In instances when the media supports a culture of violence, this may also lead to a promotion of political violence, and all violent activities that coincide with it. ...
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