A list of related web resources is also included.
The full versions of the first year of their research efforts are available in the National Television Violence Study, Voilime I Sage, In the papers presented at the Duke Conference. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Texas at Austin, and University of Wisconsin at Mad ison demonstrated how television violence can be defined and analyzed through content analysis.
Cynthia Hoffner presented a content analysis to examine how the media covered the debate about television violence. Matthew Spitzer drew on research from law and economics to examine whether the V-chip provisions of the Telecommunications Act of would survive court scrutiny.
My essay at the conference analyzed how information provision about program content affected the willingness of advertisers to sponsor a given set of programs. I am indebted to the conference authors and participants for their willingness to discuss how research from different disciplines could be used to develop remedies to deal with television violence.
The papers from the conference were sent to Jack Valenti, president of the Motion Picture Association of America, who directed the TV Ratings Executive Committee working on the industry's program rating system. Many of the conference participants met with the industry committee in the fall of as it developed a ratings system.
In organizing the conference, I was fortunate to benefit from the help of many colleagues from Duke: NancyTorre helped arrange the conference, while Robert Malme helped edit the fi nal essays.
Chark's Myers provided encouragement throughout the editorial process. The academic literature surrounding media violence neatly divides into two streams, o ne asking what types of restrictions on media content are constitutional given the First Amendment and the other asking what evidence exists that violence in the media causes violence in society.
T he essays in this volume go beyond a rhetorical consideration of these questions, for they are generally aimed at providing empirical evidence on specific policy issues surrounding media violence.
Although the authors come from different disciplines, a common theme of media violence as a problem created by information consumption and potentially addressed through information provision unites the papers in this volume.
Taken together, the chapters in this volume offer evidence of how television violence can be profitably examined as a public policy issue.
At its core, television violence is a problem of pollution. Many publ ic policies, ranging from zoning to air pollution controls to residential garbage collectio n, are driven by the notion that individ uals do not always fully internalize the costs to society of their actions.
Econom ists define these problems as involving the generat ion of negative externalities, costs that are borne by people other than the individuals involved in production activities. In environmental pollution, negative externalities arise when firms fail to take into account the potential damage to human health or natural resources from their emissions.
Television violence is akin to pollution because programmers and advertisers may not take into account the fu ll costs to society of the shows that they schedule or support. Laboratory research, survey data, and natural experiments created by the introduction of television in new areas point to at least three po- 2 lelcvision Violence and Public Poli,y tential harms from the consumption of violent programming: I Many of these dangers arc highest for children, yet programmers and advertisers do not face many market incentives to incorporate these potential damages in their programming decisions.
In a market where consumers face multiple viewing options across broadGist and cable channels, networks offer products differentiated in part by the level of violence within a show.
Programmers use violent programs to attract those d istinct marginal viewers wi th a taste for violent content. Males 18 to 34 Media Violellce and Pilbli Policy 3 and the presidency may choose to make television violence a policy issue. Though self-interested behavior in the economic marketplace leads networks to program television violence, self-interested behavior in the political marketplace may lead politicians to try to address the problems posed by violent television content.For the matter, researchers pointed out that the news event be processed and been made a qualitative analysis of the media violence   .
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