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    Campaign against Media

    Violence

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    Why is thematter so

    crucial and so

    widely debated??

    Violence is everywhere.

    mean world syndrome ,

    violence or abuse is everywhere

    there is no good in this world

    Violence is justified.violence by good guys is justified and

    heroic

    a particular character gets beaten up

    because he is a bad guy

    Violence is funny.

    much cartoon violence used as comic

    effect

    its ok and no big deal for somebody to

    be smacked in the head with a hammer

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    Four effects of media violence

    an aggressor effect encourages violent behavior

    accepting violence as a way to solve problem

    a victim effect increasing fearfulness

    perceives culture of meanness

    a bystander effect leads to callousness

    accepting violence as normal

    dulls the emotion response to violence and its victim

    an appetite effect builds a desire to watch more violence

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    The average television program contains 5The average television program contains 5

    acts of violence per hour, the averageacts of violence per hour, the average

    childrens program shows 25 acts of violencechildrens program shows 25 acts of violence

    per hour.per hour.

    -- Center for Media & Public AffairsCenter for Media & Public Affairs

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    The average child is likely to have watched

    8,000 screen murders and more than 100,000

    acts of violence by the time he starts

    elementary school. By the end of the teenage

    years, that figure will double.

    - Media & Values, Summer, 2003

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    ABOUT US

    We are non-governmental organization,

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    We appeal to:

    Law-makers and policy-makers

    Mass-media owners and managers;

    Educational authorities and teachers;

    Parents who care about mental stability of their children;

    Active citizens who are ready to contribute to our mission.

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    Our shortOur short--term goals:term goals:

    1) To raise public concern about the matter of media violence1) To raise public concern about the matter of media violence

    2) to decrease the quantity of movies, animations andprogrammes which content violence by 20% on timeslot

    3) to create more educational and informative programmes

    instead of broadcasting things which contain violence

    4) to introduce a new list of conditions concerning censorship

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    And Our Long-term goals:

    1. To inform the population about the influence of media violence on

    a human state of mind and its consequences.2. To organize a special committee that will deal with the complaints of

    the viewers concerning the content of the television

    3. To propose certain amendments to the existing laws in order totighten supervision over TV-channels and their content

    4. To support and develop further research on the matter

    AND THUS

    5. To protect the population from the harmful influence of the mediaviolence and to provide our children with a sustainable mental and

    psychological development.

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    Upcoming events within our framework

    1) Series of contests for children and teens with the participationcartoon heroes

    2) Broadcasting of social advertisement

    Turn off the violence, IF YOU WANT TO BE HAPPY!

    3) The Turn Off the Violence family day

    AND

    The Turn Off the Violence day at schools Debates and workshops on the subject Distribution of campaign printed output, souvenirs and informative brochures

    Invited celebrities performance

    Speeches of the representatives of the government and local administration

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    Our Active Group:Juna Mahmudova

    Egor Klimovich

    Kseniya Samersova

    Tatsiana Kovalevskaya

    Dasha Pesetskaya

    Michael Ovcharenko

    Kate Kozorez

    Helen Baklanova