Editors' picks: Most impactful national values in the media stories from 2013

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 31 2013 1:28 a.m. MST

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Associated Press
The days when television programmers considered football games and evening sitcoms a safe zone are over. A Parents Television Council analysis found that on-screen violence is on the rise for every time slot of over-the-air prime-time programming. "TV violence has become a paradox of sorts," the study concluded. "Medical and social science have proven conclusively that children are adversely affected by exposure to it — yet millions of parents think nothing of letting their children watch … violent programs."

Read the full report here: Media violence 'unchained': Multiple studies show kids are adversely affected by violence in entertainment, news
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