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Cohen
Mods & Rockers, deviancy amplification
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6 ways the media causes crime:
1. imitation 2. arousal 3. desensitisation 4. transmitting knowledge 5.stimulating desires 6. glamourising
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Williams & Dickinson
British newspapers devote 30% to crime.
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Cohen & Young
Crime is not discovered but manufactured.
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News Values
Has to be constructed to make it interesting.
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Fear of crime
Media exaggerate the risks of certain groups (e.g. elderly)
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1. imitation 2. arousal 3. desensitisation 4. transmitting knowledge 5.stimulating desires 6. glamourising

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6 ways the media causes crime:

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British newspapers devote 30% to crime.

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Crime is not discovered but manufactured.

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Has to be constructed to make it interesting.

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