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MEDIA CONSUMPTION AND PUBLIC ATTITUDES TOWARD CRIME AND JUSTICE: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FEAR OF CRIME, PUNITIVE ATTITUDES, AND PERCEIVED POLICE EFFECTIVENESS
Public knowledge of crime and justice is largely derived from the media. This paper examines the influence of media consumption on fear of crime, punitive attitudes and perceived policeExpand
Public perceptions of police misconduct and discrimination: Examining the impact of media consumption
The media portrayal of policing is juxtaposed with both positive and negative representations. As a result, a complex relationship exists between media consumption and public attitudes towards theExpand
Job Satisfaction, Burnout, and Perception of Unfair Treatment: The Relationship Between Race and Police Work
In the past two decades, cultural diversity within police forces has increased. However, there is little research conducted on the impact of race on police officer attitudes toward police work. ThisExpand
Media Influence on Citizen Attitudes Toward Police Effectiveness
Employing the 1995 National Opinion Survey of Crime and Justice (NOSCJ), this study examines the effect that media consumption has on attitudes toward police effectiveness. Media consumption consistsExpand
Sex, lies, and videotape: The presentation of sex crime in local television news
The portrayal of sex crime in popular media is distorted and sensational. The media propagate several myths about sex crime and provide numerous inaccuracies about the nature and level of sex crime.Expand
Constructing Crime: Media, Crime, and Popular Culture
Arguably one of the most significant and potentially illuminating areas of criminological inquiry is the analysis of crime, media, and popular culture. As residents of a highly technological societyExpand
Victimization, contact with police, and neighborhood conditions: reconsidering African American and Hispanic attitudes toward the police
Citizen attitudes toward the police are integral in the assessment of policing. Past research concludes that race was an important predictor of satisfaction with the police. This study sought toExpand
Stress, Gender and Policing: The Impact of Perceived Gender Discrimination on Symptoms of Stress
Police work is inherently stressful. However, the traditionally male-dominated field of policing may create increased obstacles and stressors for female officers. Therefore, the purpose of this studyExpand
Media influence on attitudes toward guns and gun control
This study employs the 1995 National Opinion Survey of Crime and Justice to examine the effect that media consumption (hours of television viewing per week, regular viewing of crime drama, andExpand
Comparing American and Canadian Local Television Crime Stories: A Content Analysis
Crime is a staple of local television newscasts. However, there is debate regarding the differences between Canadian and U.S. crime coverage on local television broadcasts. The purpose of this studyExpand
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