Violent Trends in Hip-Hop Entertainment Journalism

  title={Violent Trends in Hip-Hop Entertainment Journalism},
  author={T. Oredein and Kiameesha R. Evans and M. J. Lewis},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={228 - 250}
  • T. Oredein, Kiameesha R. Evans, M. J. Lewis
  • Published 2020
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Black Studies
  • While the prevalence and adverse effects of violence in hip-hop music and music videos have been studied extensively, hip-hop entertainment journalism, which reports on hip-hop news and events, has been largely unexplored. The purpose of this study was to examine violent trends in hip-hop journalism. We conducted a content analysis on a random sample of 970 news articles, 218 interview articles and the accompanying photographs from three hip-hop themed websites, and 56 radio interviews from hip… CONTINUE READING

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