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Media, Crime, and Violence

Visit the Smoking Gun Web site at http://www.thesmokinggun.com/
Locate the interrogation notes of Lee Harvey Oswald and the manual found in the possession of a supporter of Osama bin Laden Military Studies in the Jihad Against the Tyrants.
Provide a 50-word response to each of these questions:
1. Should the documents you found on the Smoking Gun Web site be made available to the public?
2. What possible dangers accompany the dissemination of this information? What possible dangers accompany censorship?
3. What concerns about copycat crime are raised by the publication of this type of information? (Conduct research on copycat crime if you need more information to answer this question).
Consider the research you read in "Media Violence and the American Public: Scientific Fact Versus Media Misinformation".
Provide a 50-word response to each of these questions:
1-What are some of the findings presented about the media's casual relationship to violence?
2- What comparison do authors do between smoking and media violence?
3-How proactive is the media in reporting its own influence on aggressive behavior?

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The Media, Crime, and Violence

Visit the Smoking Gun Web site at http://www.thesmokinggun.com/
Locate the interrogation notes of Lee Harvey Oswald and the manual found in the possession of a supporter of Osama bin Laden Military Studies in the Jihad Against the Tyrants.
Provide a 50-word response to each of these questions:
1. Should the documents you found on the Smoking Gun Web site be made available to the public?
No the two documents I found on the Smoking Gun Web site should not be made available to the public. The reasons are that in the interrogation notes of Lee Harvey Oswald there are many statements made by Lee that are factually incorrect and are publicly known to be so. These replies of Lee actually provide examples of how a criminal can systematically deny criminal charges and frustrate the investigation of the police. Further in case of Osama bin Laden Military Studies in Jihad Against the Tyrants, the document is incendiary, misleading and can instigate violence.
2. What possible dangers ...

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