First, EBS requires that a human monitor the signal to determine whether the information affects the station's audience. Second, the EBS does not automatically stop broadcasting when the announcement has been completed. The FCC has waived its rules against unattended stations, saying that modern technology provides broadcasters with options other than having a duty operator monitor automated broadcasts.
The first report in an ongoing three year study by the UCLA Center for Communication Policy found "promising signs" in the way violence was depicted in network series and made for-TV movies last season. But the UCLA Television Violence Monitoring Report also found that gratuitous scenes abound in on -air promos and network broadcasts of theatrical films.
The report concludes that few series rely exclusively on violent themes to draw viewers, but most of those that do are aimed at children. The four major TV networks corn missioned the study last year in an effort to head off government action on the hot -button issue of TV violence.
The Los Angeles based watchdog group MediaScope is conducting similar study of the cable industry. Study director Jeffrey Cole says researchers used a broad definition of violence but focused on the nature of the act and the context in which it occurred.
Also considered were such factors as a program's time slot and core audience, whether the violence was integral to the story and if it was excessively graphic. Of series, only 10 shows -five of which have been canceled -were found to "raise frequent concerns" about violence: The seemingly innocuous America's Funniest Home Videos was pushed for a study on television violence called last week's UCLA study an impressive report: The end product is a very solid one.
And the virtual lack of glorified violence in PBS programing is a particularly timely finding that will be noted in Congress," Simon said. As for promos, the report notes that the spots often string together a Schedule programs with violent content at 9 p.
In children's programing, the study found that violence usually is presented in either a slapstick manner, most often in cartoons, or as the climax of shows centered around battles between the forces of good and evil.
But the report also notes a "disturbing" trend toward shows based on what the study called "sinister combat violence," including such Saturday moming hits as Fox's The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and X -Men. It rarely couches the violent acts in any suitable context.
Of films monitored, 50 "raised concerns" about violence. Of the made -forTV movies and miniseries surveyed, 23 contained objectionable scenes. The nonprofit group Children Now and other media watchdogs lauded the report, while the networks' reaction was upbeat but guarded.
Westin's com- ments were echoed in statements issued by Fox and NBC.
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