Crime and Media


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Crime and Media

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Analyzes the role the mass media has on human behavior, subsequently affecting humanjudgment, attitudes, perceptions of crime, and societal reactions to crime in general. Thiscourse analyzes how the general public processes the "criminal event" and other pertinentinformation regarding crime and how this process is fundamentally derived from the media andis an instrumental element in the creation of fear of crime.Pre-Requisite: eMajor Introduction Quiz and CRJU 1100 with a minimum grade of C.