Offenders relish video violence

9th January 1998 at 00:00
The full report of a Home Office-funded study into the link between violent videos and crime was published this week. As reported in The TES in December, the study revealed a link between young offenders and the effect of violent films. Young people who had committed crimes, particularly violent ones, were the most likely to relish on-screen violence.

However, the final conclusion of the report stopped short of actually blaming videos for crime, stating that there was not enough evidence to prove violent videos alone were enough motivation to commit an offence.

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