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Screen Violence Poll for Mediawatch UK


Survey of British adults on attitudes towards the portrayal of violence in television, films and games and the effectiveness of Ofcom.  Conducted on behalf of Mediawatch UK.


Date Published: 29 Nov 2008

Categories: Media | Politics | Public and communities | Social | UK



The survey tested four elements:
  • whether there is perceived to be too much violence portrayed in entertainment programmes on television
  • the role of government in reducing violence in television, films and games
  • perceived effectiveness of Ofcom in controlling violence on television
  • the responsiveness of broadcasters, film and game produicers to public concerns about violence.

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