Violent Video Games


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Since the 1970s, violent video games have been a popular scapegoat used by Republicans and Democrats alike to explain mass shootings. From the extremely simplistic Death Race to the more realistic Mortal Kombat, Doom, and Call of Duty, what do our most comprehensive studies tell us about the effects of gory video games? How much have they truly influenced school shooters? And what does this manufactured panic act to cover up?

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Written, produced, and hosted by Chelsey Weber-Smith
Co-written and researched by Riley Smith
Assistant produced by Derrick Smith
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