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Ill Effects: The Media Violence Debate (Communicat&hellip by Martin Barker
Ill Effects provides the counter discourse to the media violence debate. Every time there is a high profile crime involving children, the mentally ill, or any others who are considered easily influenced the news media attribute blame to movies, videogames, tv, music etc. The focus of this book is to provide a starting point to those who are critical of the popular discourse on the effects media violence, despite the decades of research on the effects of media violence being inconclusive and even contradictory the mass news media still instigate moral crusades against certain violent mediums of media.

a few examples...

James Bulger - Childs play 3

Columbine… Read more