Action Agenda: A Strategic Blueprint for Reducing Exposure to Media Violence
Research Documents and Web Sites
Generation M: Misogyny in Media and Culture
Even "Smart TV" Harms Baby Brains
Fact Sheet: Violent Crime in Canada
Violent Youth Crime up in Canada: 2006
Violent Crime Statistics - Canada
2006 Crime Stats Analysis: Time for the Truth
TV's Ultimate Irony: Sex and Violence Sells Only Sex and Violence
U of Montreal Study on Youth Screen Time - March 2008
Sexual Harassment and Assault Common in Ontario High Schools
Screen Violence Tied to Boys' Aggression
Technology Too Much for Parents - Vanier Institute Study
Bullying Has Spread Like Wildfire
Youth Behaviour Getting Worse: Vanier Report
Presentation to CAVA Conference October 25, 2006
Children Media Research and Advancement Act - U.S.
Study on Violent Video Games and Desensitization
Standing Up Against Media Violence.pdf
Media Diet Can Affect Children's Health
Media is a Public Health Issue Say Experts
MSU Research on Violent Video Games
Remotely Controlled - New Book on TV Research
New Poll Finds Media Violence a Crisis for Parents
APA News Release on Violent Video Games
Research on Mirror Neurons
Games Prime Brain for Violence
Brain Treats Virtual Violence as Real Violence
Poll Says Canadians Want Video Games Regulated
Physicians for Global Survival (Canada) Item on Media Violence
Study Ties TV Time to Bullying
Media Multi-Tasking - Kaiser Foundation Study
Harvard Study Shows Ratings Creep
Video Mind Games
New Studies on Violent Games
Video Violence Fuels Aggression
CTF Study on Media Usage
Early TV Watching Is Damaging
Feeding Their Fears
Trauma Care and Homicide
Brain Cells Victims of Video Violence
Surgeon General Report
TV Violence Study
Violent Video Games Increase Aggression
Statement of Lt. Col. Dave Grossman
Pediatrics Testimony
Groups Link Media to Child Violence
Joint Statement on Entertainment Violence
Research on Wrestling



Concern has been expressed about the influence of violent television on behaviour since 1952, something that is not generally known. As violence infected other aspects of the entertainment industry, the concern has grown to outright alarm. 
The "Research Links" page provides links to research documents and resources, and also links to advocacy organizations. 

The "Action Agenda: A Strategic Blueprint for Reducing Exposure to Media Violence in Canada", is an excellent resource for activists (download it here), as is "Stop Teaching Our Kids to Kill: A Call to Action Against TV, Movie & Video Game Violence" by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman and Gloria DeGaetano, available through book stores or from Dave Grossman's web site (