Violence on television leads to aggressive behavior by children and teenagers who watch the programs. It bases this conclusion on laboratory experiments and field studies. Not all children become aggressive; However, the correlations between violence and aggression are positive. The objectives of the study categorically met out by assessing the viewing patterns of the family with identifying their family communication pattern sand the parental mediation which they approach. It gave the parents and children attitude towards caste related violence and communal harmony analysed and interventions towards positive parental mediation towards attaining social orientation. This research paved way in assessing the intervention towards positive television mediation and the effectiveness of parents in mediating their children towards the better understanding of the portrayal of caste violence in media followed by the positive mediation by the parents towards social orientation to inculcate harmony in the young minds towards a harmonious society.
Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Communication, Faculty of Science and Humanities, SRM Institute of Science and Technology. At present working on the research topics Family Communication, Computer-mediated interaction & its impact, Communication in virtual reality age and Television Studies.
Balasubramania Raja G.
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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Parental mediation, Television Viewing, family communication, caste violence.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General