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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines, including a line for St. Louis area residents, were open for viewer commentary on the topic “Your View of Media Cover of Ferguson.” Hadas Gold talked by…

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    Violence in Entertainment

    Tim Gray talked about Variety Magazine’s special report on violence and entertainment. This particular issue contained no advertising. Topics included some of the findings…

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    Video Games and Violent Behavior

    Cheryl Olson talked about the Obama administration proposal that Congress fund a study on the effects of violent video games, as well as her research that questions the connection between…

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    Vice President Biden on Gun Violence Meeting

    Vice President Biden spoke to reporters before a meeting with video game industry representatives. He talked about the meetings with various interest groups he had been holding…

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    Book Discussion on "Islam" Means Peace

    Amitabh Pal talked about the history of nonviolence in Muslim societies around the world and argued that while violent acts by Muslims get covered widely in the media, nonviolent movements…

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    Schwarzenegger v. Entertainment Merchants

    Justices heard oral arguments in the case Schwarzenegger v. Entertainment Merchants, which focused on the state’s ability to restrict the sale of violent video games and manufacturers…

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    Violent Video Games

    One of the second prize-winning videos for the middle school section, Violent Video Games, was produced by Brendan Michaelsen and Carl Sonnefeld, 8th-grade students at Lora Batchelor Middle…

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    Annual Video Game Report Card

    Participants spoke to reporters about their annual list of violent videogames and games with inappropriate content for children. Following their remarks they answered questions from…

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    Violence in the Media

    Witnesses testified about the impact of violent television programming on children, including issues raised by the recently released Federal Communications Commission (FCC) report, Violent…

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    Children and Media Images

    Witnesses testified at a committee hearing titled “Images Kids See on the Screen.” Among the issues they addressed were concerns that parents have about the amount of sex and…

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    Regulating Television Violence

    Panelists spoke about an April 25, 2007 Federal Communications Commission report on “Violent Television Programming and Its Impact on Children,” which recommended that…

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    Report on Media Violence

    In two separate 15-minute interviews the guests talked about the forthcoming Federal Communications Commission report on violence in the media. “The Communicators” is…

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    Children\'s Media and the Internet

    Panelists talked about children’s use of the Internet, adult content and violence available through file sharing and gaming sites, as well as the threat of Internet…

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    Children\'s Media and Ethics

    Walter Isaacson moderated a panel discussion of a media code of ethics for children’s art and creativity programming. Topics included profit and markets, violence, artistic…

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    Regulation of Children's Media

    Professor Geoffrey Cowan moderated a panel discussion about regulating media for children. A video was shown illustrating the violence and sexual content of the media. A video…

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    Children\'s Media

    A conference was held on the effect on children of growing up in an environment saturated by media. Among televisions, the Internet, iPods, movie screens, cell phones, and video games,…

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    Television Violence

    The Parents Television Council released the results of a study on the violent content of prime time television. Some video footage of violent programming, as well as videotaped remarks…

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    Entertainment Software

    Douglas Lowenstein was interviewed about ratings systems of the video game industry, recent Congressional hearings on violence, and intellectual property protection. The Communicators is…

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    Broadcast Decency Act Signing

    President Bush made brief remarks about brad cast decency standards and presenting family-friendly material on television and radio broadcasts before signing the Broadcast Decency Act.

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    Violent Video Games

    This hearing contains video game scenes depicting violent behavior.  Witnesses testified about the pros and cons of violent video games. Topics included child development and…

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