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1. Raney, A. A., & Depalma, A. J. (2006). The Effect of Viewing Varying Levels and Contexts of Violent Sports Programming on Enjoyment, Mood, and Perceived Violence. Mass Communication & Society, 9(3), 321–338. doi:10.1207/s15327825mcs0903_4
The first two article were probably the most useful in my current study. They both were about media’s influence in aggression in sports. It’s turned to be a difficult task finding articles that included media influence on sports. Both articles also gave me lots of leads to other research on the subject. Consequence, both studies were conducted by Raney.
Summary:
This study was about the influence of sports violence on the viewer’s enjoyment, mood, and perception of violence. Participants view videotaped sports events that included “unscripted” violence play, “scripted” violent play and no violence play. Participants complete a questionnaire measuring reactions to the video and mood level following the clips. Scripted play is closely related to media commentary that this is the subject of this study.
Findings:
*Investigators concluded tha…