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Running Head: SCHOOL SHOOTINGS AND MEDIA 1School Shootings and MediaNimra NajamPsychology and SocietyCapella UniversityDecember 2019
SCHOOL SHOOTINGS AND MEDIA2Distortion of School Shootings in the Media I am composing this paper regarding an article Studying School Shootings: Challenges and Considerations for Researchand the authors of this article are Elsass, Schildkraut, and Stafford in 2016. This article caught my consideration and was particularly interesting to me, as Iright now work as a teacher in a public school. From individual experience, far-reaching influences from earlier shootings are felt day by day inside the public school, which is without a doubt unfavorably influencing our kids and their capacity to learn and develop as they would have without the disturbances. I completely agree with the creators that there is a present requirement for commitments from the psychological field to help with understanding acts of mass violence. Besides, I altogether liked the writers' depiction of the association between our general public and media (Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter) and how these connections can additionally influence an individuals' conduct. Acts of mass violence are occurrences that require inquiries from many educational fields, including training, criminology, biology, psychology and human science. The blend of these fields structures moving obstructions to completely recognizing the underlying operator, assuming any, for these shocking demonstrations of viciousness. All the more in this way, the irregularity of these demonstrations, however incredibly deceived by prominent media sources, causes extra confusion for creating real strategies to look into. Furthermore, the capacity to translate results acquired from those or earlier investigations will in general lead to encourage obstructions. In the first place, there is a colossal distortion that demonstrations of mass violence are scourge, for instance, the cases outlined in Preventing School Shootings(Scheeringa, 2018) and Ways to Prevent the School Shooting(Seifert, 2018), articles starting late conveyed in an
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Term
Winter
Professor
jonathan soma
Tags
2010s, Years in the future, Columbine High School massacre, School violence, school shootings

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