Some people claim that music, video games, television programs, books, and films can encourage people to engage in dangerous or inappropriate behavior.
Some people claim that music, video games, television programs, books, and films can encourage people to engage in dangerous or inappropriate behavior. Provide evidence to support or refute this claim and describe the effects of objectionable material on the behavior of both children and adults.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you discuss the ways children and adults may respond to media content that contains explicit, objectionable material.
â€¢ Research several forms of media content, from music to video games to television programs that depict types of objectionable behavior, including violence, promiscuity, drug use, and hate crimes. Briefly summarize any complaint or other objection the content has drawn.
â€¢ Summarize evidence for or against the claim that this type of content affects behavior.
â€¢ Discuss the link, or absence of a link, between the objectionable content and the behavior of children and adults. Differentiate between children and adultsâ€™ responses to objectionable content, if such a difference is observed.