WRIT 300: Literature Review. Danika Rockett University of Baltimore Summer 2009. The Basics: Getting Started. Identify a key concept, theory, debate, or topic related to your major. In the library, find three recently published scholarly articles about that topic.
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I. In recent years, debate has arisen over the effects of violence in the media.
For example, …
However, a growing body of research indicates that the effects of violence in the media have been overstated. To illustrate, we can look at research by Robert Cohen and Tim Williams; Sandra Green; and Joseph Kelly.
II. More specifically, recent research has also called into questions the popular public assumption that video game violence leads to real life violence.
III. Therefore, it seems obvious after examining these sources that the effects of violence in the media may have been exaggerated
Obviously, there are those who argue that this kind of violence leads to …
However, more research is needed …
Your review should include the following items: