Blurred world view: A study on the relationship between television viewing and the perception of the justice system

@article{Till2016BlurredWV,
  title={Blurred world view: A study on the relationship between television viewing and the perception of the justice system},
  author={B. Till and F. Truong and R. Mar and T. Niederkrotenthaler},
  journal={Death Studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={40},
  pages={538 - 546}
}
  • B. Till, F. Truong, +1 author T. Niederkrotenthaler
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Death Studies
  • ABSTRACT Previous studies suggest that distorted representations of reality on television can lead to distorted perceptions of reality among viewers. In this study, 322 individuals in Austria reported their weekly television consumption and whether they believe that there is active practice of capital punishment in Austria, which has been abolished since 1968. The more television participants watched, the more likely they mistakenly believed that there is, or recently was, capital punishment in… CONTINUE READING
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