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Crime Week 3

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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC 1500
Professor
J.Bruce Morton
Semester
Winter

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Crime Week 3 Notes In most of media accounts of crime it tents to be defined as events associated with personal fear and risk in which violence is not only commonplace but its victims are sympathetically portrayed and who are often let down by a judicial justice system perceived as being too soft on criminalsfindings from the research of crime and the media are public knowledge about crime and justice is derived largely from the mass media and that the way crime is portrayed in the media differs considerably from how crime is measured and defined officiallymedia are primary sources of info about crime that the public relies onmuch less agreement in the research literature about the effect that media has in terms of instilli
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