Portrayal of violence in the electronic media (R (97)19)

30 Oct 1997

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Principles and Recommendations

This Recommendation establishes four guidelines for Member States regarding the way in which the gratuitous portrayal of violence in the electronic media should be dealt with. The latter is presently increasing and is becoming an important social issue. An appendix to this Recommendation sets out the parameters to be taken into account for determining whether the portrayal of violence in the electronic media is justified or unjustified.