News

Op-Ed:

Trump blames video games for shootings because the real issues are harder to solve
NBC News: THINK - March 5, 2018

Television and Radio Interviews:

Violence, Video Games And Correlation Vs. Causation (Streaming Audio)
WMUK (National Public Radio): WestSouthwest - March 15, 2018

Are violent video games to blame for real world violence? (Streaming Audio)
FOX News Rundown - March 12, 2018

Are violent video games a scapegoat for gun violence? (Streaming Video)
MSNBC Live with Katy Tur - March 8, 2018

Segment on violent video game research for NBC affiliated stations (Streaming Video)
NBC - March 8, 2018

WMU professor says video games do not lead to violent crime (Streaming Video)
WWMT (CBS) - March 7 2018

WMU criminologist says playing video games does not lead to violent crime (Streaming Audio)
Michigan Radio (National Public Radio): Stateside with Cynthia Canty - March 6, 2018

Study Downplays Role Of Violent Video Games (Streaming Audio)
Keweenaw Report - October 10, 2016

WMU Radio Service (Audio File)
Western Michigan University - October 6, 2016

Ottawa Today with Mark Day (Audio File)
CIWW 1310News - July 28, 2016

News Articles:

Select news articles that discuss my research:

Following Trump's Meeting on Violent Video Games, Experts Explain What the Research Really Shows
Teen Vogue - March 14, 2018

WMU professor says video games do not lead to violent crime
WWMT (CBS) - March 7, 2018

Criminologist tapped for his expertise on video games and violence
WMU News - March 7, 2018

Here’s what we know about the links between video games and violence
NBC News - March 2, 2018

Do Video Games Spark Violence? WMU criminologist's studies suggest they don't
Encore - March 1, 2018 (Magazine View)

Trump Is Concerned About Violent Video Games, But Do They Cause Violence?
LADbible - Feb. 24, 2018

Do video games lead to violence? (Updated)
CNN - Feb. 22, 2018

Rhode Island Rep. calls for special tax on violent videogames
PC Gamer - Feb. 22, 2018

Are Video Games Really Just Games?
The Cowl - February 8, 2018

Un estudio señala que los videojuegos tienen un impacto mínimo en la violencia
Vandal - February 20, 2017

Video Games Are Only One Small Factor In Teen Violence According To A New In-Depth Study
WWG - February 19, 2017

New Study Finds Real-Life Influences Violence More Than Video Games
TechRaptor - February 17, 2017

Researcher studies violent video games
Western Herald - November 22, 2016

Researcher finds little connection between violence, video games
Western News - November 17, 2016 [Also reported by WMU News]

Video games unfairly get a bad rap
Daily Titan - November 16, 2016

Violencia en los videojuegos bien, violencia en los videojuegos mal. Ni la ciencia se pone de acuerdo
Lenovo - October 17, 2016

Videoviolencia: ¿Engendran Violencia los Videojuegos?
Univerxum - August 8, 2016

¿Sirve para algo prohibir los videojuegos violentos como pretenden en Alemania?
GQ - July 27, 2016

Bermain Video Game Picu Perilaku Kekerasan pada Anak? Ini Kata Pakar
detikHealth - July 26, 2016

Do video games lead to violence?
CNN - July 25, 2016

More Than 200 Psychology Scholars Speak Out Against APA Video Game Aggression Task Force
Game Informer - August 14, 2015

Study finds no causal relation between video games, violence
The BG News - December 10, 2014 [Print version]

Under the U.S. Supreme Court: Are school massacres linked to violent video games?
UPI - December 23, 2012

Why Is The NRA Blaming Mass Shootings On Video Games?
Addicting Info - December 22, 2012

Sandy Hook Shooting: Video Games Blamed, Again
Time - December 20, 2012

Action:

Letter to the FCC on Television Content Ratings
Media Scholars - May 11, 2016

Scholars’ Open Statement to the APA Task Force on Violent Media
Media Scholars - September 26, 2013

Written Testimony Opposing Senate Bill No. 328
ACLU - 2013

Other Research:

Google Scholar maintains a list of other research studies that have used/cited my research