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Unformatted text preview: o 1 rape per 5.5 mins o Merged Perceptions given by the shows are lent credibility by having govt officials become witnesses-Reality shows o Cut out lots of boredom/surveillance work o Paperwork o Tedium o Explanations Sadness and tragedy taken out o Photos and stills of other crimes in order to spice things up o Leave out Beatings Constitutional violations Racist comments-Other distortions o Threat is left vague and out of context o Shortened up into virtuous heroes, innocent victims, evil villains o The bazaar the sexual the exotic o Pay little attention to the crimes people usually would face o Myth that the poor pray upon the rich Truth poor pray upon the poor...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course SOC 210 taught by Professor Tatum during the Fall '07 term at Calvin.
- Fall '07