The impact of suicide in television movies: replication and commentary. Irresponsible sexual behaviour may be encouraged by television 7. Sexuality Today, television has become a leading sex educator in Canada.
On the flip side, TV has the potential to both educate teens, and foster discussion with parents. As with Michael Carneal, from Kentucky, who in shot and killed three of his classmates.
However, in these movies, whether live action or animated, males are shown more than females, by three to one, they are not often shown in relationships, and do not solve problems peacefully . Parents can help children differentiate between fantasy and reality, particularly when it comes to sex, violence and advertising.
The use of the V-chip should be supported, even though there remains a debate about its true usefulness. When non-whites are shown on TV, they tend to be stereotyped. The only problem with these ratings are that some parents are not aware of them and stores still sell these games to children that are not old enough to be purchasing them.
The Psychological Effects of Violent Media on Children Everything that children see or hear in the media early on in their lives affects them in some way.
Adolescents, drugs and the media. Further research concerning the impact of television, music videos, music lyrics and the Internet on the mental and physical well-being of children and adolescents should be developed and supported.