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As sensitive as this issue is I believe it can be addressed My report shows that some progress has already begun in several areas Attention needs to be focused on how and why some programming has begun to move in the right direction and why the rest has not What this issue needs more than anything else is cool heads on all sides of the problem the network executives the creative community the government researchers and advocacy groups All sides need to worry less about how each development affects only them and instead look at the needs of everyone In the broadcast world the Big Four television networks ie ABC CBS FOX and NBC have begun to get the public message about television violence The programming they completely control series and television movies has for the most part shown some promising signs and now reflects on the whole relatively few issues of concern as compared to other network television formats I contend that this is a result of consumer pressure rather than governmental regulation The violence contained in the most disturbing television series is minor in comparison to that contained in theatrical films shown on network television And that violence edited as it is is tame compared to films shown in theaters in home videos and on pay cable Today we see few programs with violence as their central theme More programming uses violence well or does not use it at all The public seems to be responding Of the top 30 shows of a given season only two are listed as raising concerns about violence It is possible to create popular programs that do not resort to inappropriate uses of violence Advisories need to be more consistently applied here Ultimately however it was the regulatory framework established by the Communications Act of 1934 and a belief and trust in the strong
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