Digital Artefact Pitch

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As I don’t want to repeat the information already presented in the Youtube video I made to pitch my initial idea I am just going to sum up my digital artefact in one sentence. I want to investigate why the media always uses violent gameplay as an excuse to why mass shootings occur. This topic is super relevant right now especially due to the two devastating mass shootings which happened in America the last week in El Paso and Dayton which were once again linked to the idea that the shooters played violent video games and therefore that is why these mass shootings have occurred.

However, this is not the first time violent gameplay has been blamed for mass shootings this theory has started from politicians, in particular, Donald Trump who has on numerous occasions been quoted that “playing violent video games glorifies violence and brutality”. Mr Trump has always…

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