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Ditton and Duffy
Media reports- 46% violent/sexual crime. Police records- 3%
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Felson
Age/Dramatic/ingenuity fallacy
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Schlesigher and Tumber (changes in the coverage of crime)
1960s Murder and petty crimes. No death penalty, less interest. More interest on drugs, child abuse, terrorism and mugging.
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Cohen and Young
'news is not discovered but manufactured'
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News value
Immediacy, Dramatiation, Personalisation, Higher status persons, Simplification, Novelty, Risk, Violence.
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Media as a cause of crime
Imitation, Arousal, Desensitisation, Portraying the police as incompetent, Glamourising offending, Stimulating desires for unaffordable goods, Transmitting knowledge of criminal techniques.
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Scramm et al
Only effects some children under some conditions.
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Schlesinger and Tumber / Gerbner
Correlation between media consumption and fear of crime.
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Stanley Cohen
'Folk Devils & Moral panics' Mods and Rockers.Exagguration and distortion, Prediction, Symbolisation.
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Cohen and Young

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News value

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