media causing crime

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  • how might media cause crime?
    • arousal
      • causes excitement
      • adrenaline triggers
      • you want to experience it again and again...
    • transmitting knowledge about criminal techniques
      • internet
      • could teach you how to carry out crime
    • portraying police as incompetant
      • fast and furious
      • documentaries
        • e.g. police car chases etc..
    • imitation
      • copycat killer
    • glamourising offending
      • e.g. guy who became model because of his viral mugshot on social media
    • desensitisation
      • numbs you
    • stimulating desire for unaffordable stuff
      • marxism


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