Violence, Sexuality, and Gender Stereotyping: A Content Analysis of Official Video Game Web Sites

Tom Robinson, Mark Callister, Brad Clark and James Phillips WJMCR 13 (February 2009) Introduction|Theoretical Framework & Literature|Hypotheses and Research Questions|Method|Results|Discussion Abstract To promote video games, game manufacturers create official Web sites for their games that are designed to attract consumers’ attention and push them to purchase. This paper examines the messages that these Web sites send […]

The Forgotten Battles: Congressional Hearings on Television Violence in the 1950s

Keisha L. Hoerrner [WJMCR 2:3 June 1999] Sections:  Abstract|Introduction|Conclusion Abstract Although Congress has been interested in television violence for more than four decades, little scholarly attention focuses on its first actions. This article looks at the 1952, 1954, and 1955 hearings, which laid the foundation for every subsequent congressional hearing on the issue, as well as […]