Children & Media. By: Tab Leslie. Two Main Issues. When it comes to shows and advertisements in the media, all kids of different age groups are targets for their messages which can have a negative impact on all children.
By: Tab Leslie
Cinderella is the story about how an innocent girl falls victim to cruelty. After father dies, her step-mother and two step sister turn Cinderella into their maid and treat her terribly. But with the help of a fairy god-mother and a glass slipper Cinderella gets her happily ever after.
Snow White’s a story about a princess who runs away from home and lives with seven dwarfs to escape the wrath of her evil step-mother.
Billy and Mandy is a show about a dumb boy named Billy and a evil girl named Mandy who are friends with the Grim Reaper.
About but usually don’t. I don’t think children should watch this.
By the time a child is eighteen years old, he or she will witness on television (with average viewing time) 200,000 acts of violence including 40,000 murders (Huston, et al, 1992).