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tv violence, part two

Shortly after my last post on tv violence, a friend emailed me with some useful comments on the matter. Her best two points, I think, were about whether or not portrayals of violent situations are realistic, and the importance of the viewer identifying with the right party to the violence. I really should have mentioned […]

tv violence

Last night, I watched an extremely violent movie, “Kingdom of Heaven” (2005, director Ridley Scott). This reminded me of a debate which surfaces in the media from time to time over violence on television: whether it should be restricted from minors, whether it should be produced in the first place, whether watching it is bad […]