Influence of Violent Cartoon Film on Children in Aba Metropolis

Obayi, Paul Martins and Onyebuchi, Chima Alexander and OKOLI, Angela Mariae and AKOMAS, Stella U and ETUMNU, Emeka Williams (2020) Influence of Violent Cartoon Film on Children in Aba Metropolis. Fuoye Journal of Comm, 4. pp. 192-205.

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The study sought to investigate the influence of violent cartoon films on children in Aba metropolis. Cultivation theory was used as the theoretical framework. The study adopted a survey research method. Using Wimmer and Dominick sample size calculator for sample size determination, 384 respondents were sampled from the total population of 1,081,466. The questionnaire served as the instrument of the study. The multistage sampling technique was adopted. The study’s findings showed that an average of 52% of children is largely exposed to violent scenes in cartoons. Findings further revealed that an average of 72% of children who watch violent cartoons to a large extent are influenced by it. Based on the findings, it was recommended that parents take in:; cognizance that excessive exposure could lead to aggressive behaviour; hence, the need to control their children's exposure level

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A General Works > AC Collections. Series. Collected works
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Art
Depositing User: mrs chioma hannah
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2022 10:03
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2022 10:29

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