... Analysis: “Violent Media is Good for Kids” by Gerard Jones Summary In his text “Violent Media is Good for Kids”, Gerard Jones writes that violent media, such as comic books, TV shows and music, can have good effects on children under certain circumstances.
He states that reading violent stories of the comic book “The Hulk” helped him to find out about his own identity. Moreover, his son overcame some fears by reading old Tarzan comics, which have lots of combat scenes.
Together with Melanie Moore, a psychologist, he came to the conclusion, that violent entertainment can often help children to control anger and deal with other feelings and situations.
Jones writes that violent media may cause vi...