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Ten things wrong with the media ‘ effects ’ model

  title={Ten things wrong with the media ‘ effects ’ model},
  author={David Gauntlett},
It has become something of a cliché to observe that despite many decades of research and hundreds of studies, the connections between people’s consumption of the mass media and their subsequent behaviour have remained persistently elusive. Indeed, researchers have enjoyed an unusual degree of patience from both their scholarly and more public audiences. But a time must come when we must take a step back from this murky lack of consensus and ask – why? Why are there no clear answers on media… 
Immersion: ‘extreme’ texts, animated bodies and the media
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Critical Theory Approaches to Media Effects
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Meaning-making and crime drama: the case of criminology students
  • K. Wimshurst
  • Law, Sociology
    Media International Australia
  • 2018
Criminology as a discipline maintains an ambivalent attitude towards mass media. Following from Clifford and White’s call for a more nuanced approach to media criminology, the first section of the
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Witnessed aggression: influence of an observer's sex and values on aggressive responding.
  • R. Borden
  • Psychology
    Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1975
The results indicated that the subjects' aggressive behavior was apparently a function of their expectations of approval for such behavior, based on the inferred or explicit values of the observer.