|Uses & Gratifications Approach / Why We Use the Media :
A 15 page research paper in which the writer discusses
today's popular mass media (television, radio, & print) and
assesses reasons why people tend to use each of them more
than others. In doing so, this report inherently focuses its
background attention upon the uses and gratifications
approach -- offering proof that the theory is a valid one.
Demographic data concerning media audiences is analyzed
and the results of a small-scale survey conducted by the
writer are discussed (copy of the survey questionnaire is
provided). Several illustrative charts and graphs are included
(if receiving by e-mail, you MUST be able to download file
attachments in order to view these !) Bibliography lists 12
Television Violence : This 5 page essay argues the thesis that
violence should not be shown on television. Several studies
that support the position are cited, including research
conducted by the American Psychological Association.
Bibliography lists 5 sources. Tvviol.wps
Television Violence #2 : 5 pages in length. The
discusses both sides of the issue of TV violence. Studies are
mentioned that give validity to both sides of the issue.
Bibliography lists 4 sources. Tvio.wps
Television & Media Violence : In this
insightful 9 page essay,
the writer argues that Television violence and its influence
have grown to epidemic proportions and that it is our
responsibility to effect change so that future generations can
lead more socially healthy lives. Research from a number of
excellent authorities is provided to support these ideas and
the apparent attraction between children and violence is
analyzed. Recommendations are included. Bibliography lists
11 sources. Mediavio.wps
Violence On Television : A 7 page paper discussing
problem of television violence and its effects on children.
The paper analyzes violence in cartoons and violence in
movies and contrasts these with violence within the sports
industry, specifically the WWF. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Media Violence : Violence as portrayed by the
film, and music industries is discussed in this 25 page paper.
Actual cases of copycat crimes are noted in addition to a
section devoted to the effects of music videos. A discussion
on video games is also included. Solutions to the problem are
provided, including a discussion on the new V-chip
technology and the new television rating system. The paper is
replete with references to the latest studies on media violence.
Bibliography lists 23 sources. Violmed.wps
NOT The Medias Fault -- The Truth About Violence :
A 9 page paper on how the roots of violence are not from the
media but hit very close to home: within the group dynamic.
Bibliography lists 10 sources. Tviole.wps
TV and Children : A 4 page essay addressing the
effects of TV viewing on children. The writer discusses
alternatives to TV for children. No Bibliography. Vkids.wps
TV Violence / Sociological & Psychological Impact On
Children : An 8 page research proposal for studying the topic
question: does violence on television have an impact on
children. Controversy and debate have raged for at least three
decades on this question. Meanwhile, the level of violent acts
committed on television shows during prime-time, including
the family hour, has increased steadily. A brief search of the
literature suggests that TV violence does have an impact on
children's behaviors and level of sensitivity. Tv.wps
Televisions Effects Upon Sexual Behavior : A
research paper exploring the effects of television on sexual
behavior. The writer focuses upon the changes in adolescent
sexual activity. Specific documented examples of youngsters
mimicking acts they had seen on television or in the movies
are given. The thesis of the paper is essentially that, "Yes,
television does, in fact, impact the degree of sexual activity
among adolescents." Bibliography is included. Tvsex.wps
Influence of Film on Adolescent Sex : This 7 page
discusses the impact of contemporary movies on sexual
activity in adolescents. Bibliography lists 11 sources.