For parents and educators, one of the greatest concerns when choosing audio-visual resources is knowing whether the content is age-appropriate. There are websites that can help decide (in italian only) on criteria for choosing content.
But what do we really know about the effects of violence in film and television, about the effects of horror films and scenes of explicit sex on the children--and those who are no longer children?
The influence of the media
Only those who sell sex deny that pornography harms adults. Backed up by serious studies, some social agents, such as the Catholic Church in the United States, are fighting this addiction that destroys many marriages.
Recently, some celebrities, after making the problem known to their wives, have decided to confess it to the public as well, to strengthen their resolve and to help others who have the same problem.Read more...