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Mass Media and Public Safety and Security

How influential is mass media regarding public safety and security issues? How has this influence changed public safety and security environments? What recommendations would you suggest to address raised concerns and issues as brought forth by mass media? Explain.

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The motto of the broadcast journalist field is "If it bleeds, it reads". As crimes become more violent in nature, the media has thrived on this. Media influence has done this for decades, however, with increased technology, such as the internet, they're able to reach a wider variety of readers throughout the world. Below we'll discuss how the media directly affects crime and provide some positive and negative examples.

The power and impact that media has on society is unsurpassed. Technology has afforded media with other outlets other than traditional print. Nevertheless, the media can sway public opinion on elections and other political platforms. There are numerous ways in which the media can impact crime such as persuasion of public opinion on the policy process, influencing trials, and even causing crime to name a few. Furthermore, the media can have positive and negative impacts on crime. A positive impact ...

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The motto of the broadcast journalist field is "If it bleeds, it reads". As crimes become more violent in nature, the media has thrived on this. Media influence has done this for decades, however, with increased technology, such as the internet, they're able to reach a wider variety of readers throughout the world. Below we'll discuss how the media directly affects crime and provide some positive and negative examples.

580 word essay with reference

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