Mass Media

Mass Media - MassMedia

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Mass Media Certainly the media plays a very important part in constructing reality for us within our  technological society because of its ability to provide images of experiences most people are  unlikely to have (like going to Antarctica; or being arrested, going to jail, being a criminal  defendant, or being sentenced to prison). When considering things few of us experience  directly, media images must of necessity play a very important part. Graber's study of news  sources found that mass media was credited with providing 95% of the information the  public receives about crime. Almost all of us have watched movies and documentaries about transnational crime.  From  James Bond  type efforts to stop global terrorism to drug trafficking films like  The French  Connection  to the latest escapades of  The Sopranos international crime and efforts to stop 
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course CJ 110 taught by Professor Celeste during the Spring '08 term at Montgomery.

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