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It's past time to end the debate on whether video games trigger real-world violence
It's past time to end the debate on whether video games trigger real-world violenceThere is no evidence to support these claims that violent media and real-world violence are connected. Yet such falsehoods give advocacy groups like the NRA cover to shift blame for violence onto nonissues like video games. In fact, spikes in violent video ...read more
Source: Business Insider
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:32:00 GMT
Violent TV, video games behind 'desensitized culture'?
Violent TV, video games behind 'desensitized culture'?America's gun ownership rate used to be much higher than it is today, yet deadly school shootings are mostly a recent phenomenon. So, what has changed? Could it be our overall culture that has undergone a toxic shift?read more
Source: Yahoo
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:45:00 GMT
Should government regulate how much you can spend playing video games?
Should government regulate how much you can spend playing video games?The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill Video games exist in an odd cultural blind spot. They are ever-present ‚ÄĒ on our phones, our computers, our tablets and in our living rooms. But they tend not to attract ...read more
Source: The Hill on MSN.com
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 04:30:07 GMT
Do video games lead to violence seen in Parkland, other mass shootings?
Do video games lead to violence seen in Parkland, other mass shootings?One day after the mass shooting at a Florida high school, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin told a radio host he believes the ‚Äúculture of death that is being celebrated‚ÄĚ in violent video games and movies was the trigger for the violence that led to the deaths ...read more
Source: myajc
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:12:00 GMT
Let’s End the Debate About Video Games and Violence
Let’s End the Debate About Video Games and ViolenceIn the wake of the Valentine’s Day shooting at a Broward County, Florida high school, a familiar trope has reemerged: Often, when a young man is the shooter, people try to blame the tragedy on violent video games and other forms of media. Florida ...read more
Source: Discover Magazine
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:03:00 GMT
‚ÄėVideo Games Live‚Äô concert on Friday
‚ÄėVideo Games Live‚Äô concert on FridayDOHA: Gamers and music enthusiasts in Qatar are in for treat as globally acclaimed ‚ÄúVideo Games Live‚ÄĚ concert spectacular returns for the third time at Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC) on Friday. The phenomenal video game music show will play ...read more
Source: The Peninsula
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:20:00 GMT
Blaming Video Games for School Shootings Is Misguided, Dangerous
Blaming Video Games for School Shootings Is Misguided, DangerousThose who perpetrate acts of violence in schools are more than three times less likely to play violent video games than an average high school student Gov. Matt Bevin says they are part of a "culture of death that is being celebrated" During a radio ...read more
Source: Rolling Stone
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:28:00 GMT
Kentucky Governor Condemns Violent Video Games in the Wake of Florida School Shooting
Kentucky Governor Condemns Violent Video Games in the Wake of Florida School ShootingFollowing last week’s tragic school shooting in Florida, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin took to WHAS’ Leland Conway show to lambaste video games and the games industry, among other factors, for promoting violence. Referencing a “culture of death ...read more
Source: Playstationlifestyle.net
Published on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Sex, Age and Video Games
Sex, Age and Video GamesThe school shooters over the past twenty years have had a few things in common: they were all males under the age of 25. Adam Lanza, Newtown, Connecticut, was 20, the Columbine killers were 17 and 18, and Nikolas Cruz, of Parkland, Florida is 19.read more
Source: OpEdNews
Published on Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:00:00 GMT
Governor blames Florida shooting on the ‚Äėcultural problem‚Äô of video games *sighs*
Governor blames Florida shooting on the ‚Äėcultural problem‚Äô of video games *sighs*You knew it was coming. I knew it was coming. It comes after every shooting involving a young person, with the predictability of the sun rise. Say their ridiculous invective with me now: ‚ÄúThe problem is video games.‚ÄĚ This time, the mouthpiece ...read more
Source: The Next Web
Published on Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:15:00 GMT