Mass Media, Violence and Hate
& Wartella, E. The influence of media violence on youth. Psychological Science in the Public Interest 4(3), 81-110.Evaluation: The authors argue that violent films and television, music, and video games increase the possibilities of violent and aggressive behaviors among the youth in both short and long-term contexts. The authors have a firm background in the field. The argument is strong since there is a correlation between media violence and aggressive and violent behaviors among the youth.