Kids & the media

Kids and the media

Kids and the media is a growing concern. Even very young children in our society get a big daily dose of television, video games and music lyrics. While such media can provide education and entertainment, they can also damage children. Research shows that exposure to violent media can result in aggressive attitudes and violent behavior in some children and adolescents.

Adapted from “Media violence and children” (ACT Against Violence)

Understanding Media's Impact on Children

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