2. For media, war is an activity in which the mutilation and death of hundreds of thousands or millions of people is a necessary by-product. War sells television news, films, literature and newspapers.
3. In 1961, I worried that my children would not benefit much from television, but in 1991 I worry that my grandchildren will actually be harmed by it. By the time a child is 18, he or she will have seen more than 25,000 mupders on American television.
4. In some countries especially there are many shows and publications abounding in all sorts of violence with a kind of bombardment of messages that undermine moral principles and make it impossible to achieve a serious climate in which values worthy of the human person may be transmitted. (Pontifical Council for the Family, 1995).