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Published by For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in [Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Violence in mass media,
  • Mass media -- Social aspects -- United States

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Edition Notes

Other titlesViolence and the media.
Statementby David L. Lange, Robert K. Baker [and] Sandra J. Ball.
Series[NCCPV staff study series] v. 11 [i.e. 9]
ContributionsLange, David, 1938-, Ball-Rokeach, Sandra, joint author., United States. Task Force on Mass Media and Violence.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP96.V5 B3
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 614 p.
Number of Pages614
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5392270M
LC Control Number72604084

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Mass media and violence a report to the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence by Baker, Robert K. Published by For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. by: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 21 cm. Contents: Controversies about the mass communication of violence / Otto N. Larsen --Mass media as social systems / Melvin L. De Fleur --School for violence / Fredric Wertham --We're teaching our children that violence is fun / Eve Merriam --TV violence --the kids react / Mary Ann Guitar --Is TV hardening us to the war in Vietnam?   Mass media and violence a report to the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence by Baker, Robert K. Published by . Mainstream media tend to reinforce blaming of individual perpetrators and victims and to lack structural analysis and social explanations for gender-based violence, to circulate stereotypes of helpless victims, to project cultural superiority when different nations or ethnic groups are by: 1.

Consisting primarily of articles published in scholarly journals and books, this comprehensive work examines major topics such as violence and mass media content, violence and mass media . The Mass Media & Social Problems Select 8 - Violence and the Mass Media. Book chapter Full text access. 8 - Violence and the Mass Media. Pages Discusses the way the mass media treats social problems, its contribution to causing and curing social problems, and its use by concerned organisations and groups wishing to act to reduce.   Media has a significant influence on views and beliefs. Opinions on the correlation between media violence and violence in the real life differ. A lot of studies on media influence have found that there exists interactivity between violence in the media and real violence. However, many studies do not see such a correlation. A report by the US Secret Service and the US Department of Education, which examined 37 incidents of targeted school shootings and school attacks from to in this country, found that “over half of the attackers demonstrated some interest in violence through movies, video games, books, and other media.” 2Cited by: 6.

  In his book, Media Coverage of Crime and Criminal Justice, criminologist Matthew Robinson stated, “Studies of the impact of media on violence are crystal clear in their findings and implications for society” (Robinson, , p. ). He cited studies on childhood exposure to violent media leading to aggressive behavior as : Nickie Phillips.   "This book provides a thoughtful and balanced look at some of the hot topics generating headlines, such as media violence, body image, social representation and sex in the Psychology will be a valuable addition to introductory courses and the public as a user-friendly overview of much-discussed issues. Books shelved as mass-media: Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media by Edward S. Herman, Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Disco. Such are some of the findings in a new study that examined mass shootings in the U.S. over the last 50 years, and the researchers reach a sobering conclusion: “This work finds the media is distorting the reality of mass public shootings,” write the study’s co-authors.. This is particularly worrying because people get most of their information about crime from the news media.