So, what about the effects of media violence on young people? It’s a careful dance, as you will see in the PBS special “After Newtown” that aired today. Go to the 23-minute mark (you’ll have to follow the link to do so) to hear my recommendations for media literacy education in the United States—particularly increased support for parents and teachers. Thanks to Mike Schneider and the crew at NJTV for inviting me to weigh in on the complexities of violence and media. 

After Newtown What Next: Media Violence