The Killing Screens: Media & the Culture of Violence (1997)

The Killing Screens urges us to think about the effects of the media in new and complex ways. In contrast to the relatively simplistic behaviorist model that media violence causes real-world violence, Gerbner encourages us to think about the psychological, political, social and developmental impacts of growing up and living within a cultural environment of pervasive, ritualized violent images.

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The Killing Screens: Media & the Culture of Violence (1997)