Social Problems Article Review

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Social Problems; Article Review Sociology 142, MW 11
28th October 2009
Table of Contents 1. Newspaper * Pornography- “Filter can shield kids from smut” * By: Rebecca Hagelin’ * Summary of newspaper article 2. Journal * Drugs & Alcohol- “Alcoholism; Recent findings in alcoholism” * By: B.J. Mason * Summary of journal article 3. Magazine * Violence- “Cartoon violence makes children more aggressive” * By: Laura Clark * Summary of magazine article 4. Bibliography

The Washington Times
April 27, 2009 Monday
“Filter can shield kids from smut”

BYLINE: By Rebecca Hagelin, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES

SECTION: CULTURE; HOW TO SAVE YOUR FAMILY; A14

LENGTH: 659 wordsCulture challenge of the week: Internet pornographyAmerica is raising a generation of children on porn - and your child just might be one of them. According to the London School of Economics, nine out of 10 teens who go online will view pornography. The Kaiser Family Foundation reports that 70 percent of those who viewed porn stumbled across it - many while innocently doing their homework - and had not been looking for it.The purveyors of hard-core porn are so fixated on creating addicts out of our sons and daughters that they have made it virtually impossible for children to escape their clutches. Even one mistyped letter can lead your child into a sordid world where women are objectified, where there are no lines between violence and sex, and where the most intimate of human acts - created by God to unite husbands and wives - has been twisted into something abusive and ugly.The negative effects of porn usage on children are clear. A Heritage Foundation study reports that the harms include: overestimating the prevalence of practices such as group sex, bestiality and sado-masochism; perceiving…...

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