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    According to David Courtwright, crime rates were exceedingly high in the nineteenth century before TV, movies, and rap videos had been created. What, if anything, does this say about the effects of media on crime?

    What were some of the other factors that provoked violence? Does these factors still cause violence today?

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    This says that media doesn't really have a direct effect on crime. Many want to say that media increases or motivates crime but when looking at statistics, there isn't a very direct correlation. It may be possible that crime would even be less if we didn't have violent media, but there is no positive evidence to show this. Furthermore, by seeing that crime was ...

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    The solution discusses factors of violence.