SCHOOL VIOLENCE & THE MEDIA
Canadian-based resources are highlighted with
Media violence and young children This
online article examines the detrimental effects of media violence on
children's behaviour. Recent research is briefly reviewed.
Television Violence: Content, Context, and Consequences Children
Now (Oakland, CA) has produced this fascinating report on a recent
conference that examined the influence of the media on identity development
among youth. This particular report looks at the media's role in the healthy
development of boys. Previous conferences explored the media's portrayal of
girls, as well as images of race and class. Parents, educators and the
broader community will find this report interesting.