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Should entertainment be blamed for youth violence This is a question that is being asked more and more Sadly it is a topic brought up only after a school shooting or a youth murder To fully understand the question we have to understand what violence is Violence is the use of physical force to inflict physical or mental injury an act done by violating rights Violence makes its way to our society through television video games movies books plays and comic books Violence affects our children and conditions them to be more violent than they would naturally become without being exposed to it The point is that kids are not naturally violent they are not born that way despite what we may think Grossman and DeGaetano 1-2 Entertainment is a major role in the lives of youth today and it plays a key factor in the violence being afflicted on America According to Grossman and DeGaetano television does not physically make people violent people just try to mirror what actually takes place every day on our streets and that is the problem 2 The National Institute on Media and the Family has come up with many statistics on youth violence An average child watches two to four hours of television daily By the time an average child leaves elementary school he will have witnessed 8000 murders and 100000 other acts of violence By the time an average child turns 18 years old he will have witnessed 40000 murders and 200000 acts of violence through television 1
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