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The media from the perspective of the offender * Ana Victoria Parra González 1 and Mariluz Domínguez Torres 2 1 Institute of Criminology "Dra Castro Aniyar Lolita. " Faculty of Political Science and Law 2 School of Arts. Faculty of Humanities and Education. Universidad del Zulia. Paragraph 526. Maracaibo 4001-A. Venezuela * This article is an advance of the research project No. 0718-97 "personal insecurity from the perspective of offenders", funded by the Council of Scientific and Humanistic Studies at the University of Zulia, in the framework of the program entitled "The Rise crime and Crisis in Venezuela. " Summary The article presents the results of research conducted at the National Sabaneta Prison in Maracaibo, Zulia state. The work attempts to research the feelings, thoughts, attitudes and opinions of convicted delinquents in social media. By using techniques and tools of the quantitative social research methodology are recorded the experiences of prisoners on the occasion of the journalistic review of the criminal act, or who were involved. The analysis of the stories of offenders shows: (a) the existence of an unfavorable feeling toward the media, (b) criticism of the sensationalist treatment of news in the local press, (c) recognition of the role of media in the stigmatization of the offender and the social construction of fear, (d) rejection of the image that the media has promoted them. Keywords: Media, criminal, sensationalism, social construction of fear, stereotype of the offender. Social Communication Media from the Perspective of the Delinquent Abstract This article presents the results of research made in the National Sabaneta Prison in Maracaibo, Zulia State. The effort "Attempts to research the feelings, reflections, Attitudes and opinions of Convicted Delinquents in reference to mass-media. By using Techniques and instruments characteristic of quantitative social research Methodology, the Experience of convicts Are Recorded in the journalistic report of the criminal act in Which They Were Involved. The analysis of the Delinquents' speech shows: a) the Existence of an unfavorable feeling Towards mass-media, b) Criticism of the sensationalist Treatment of news in local press, c) Knowledge of the role of the mass media in the stigmatization of Criminal Offenders and in the social construction of fear, d) rejection of the Images that the half has Promoted in reference to Offenders. Key words: Mass-media, Delinquents, sensationalism, social construction of fear, stereotype of Delinquents. Received: March 11, 2002 • Accepted: June 21, 2004 INTRODUCTION
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From different angles occur and interests of crime analysis and interpretation. These range from the theoretical currents with scientific pretensions, even short-term historical analysis for its manifestations in different spaces and times, from the positions based on state-administrative rationality in the design of public policies, to the daily readings of events media. More recently,
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