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Media Violence and Crime

Anju Khosla (Author)
Synopsis The media of mass communication, usually called "mass media" or "media," include newspapers, magazines, books, film, radio, television, recorded music, and the Internet.  Media is the vehicle of mass communication, which has traversed a long journey from crude primitive modes to modern sophisticated means.  Of all these Television has been one of the most important Media of twentieth century.  Violence has always played a role in entertainment.  But there's a growing consensus that, in the recent years, something about media violence has changed.  Research indicates that media violence has not just increased in quantity; it has also become much more graphic, much more sexual, and much more sadistic.  Media reports of crime clearly influence general perception, a more serious problem is the way in which the media covers specific crimes and specific individuals who are suspected of committing those crimes.  The present book looks at the impact of violence vice versa media from different perspective and tries to enlighten the reader on the issue.  Violence has existed in all ages but it is now that a child finds it, its constant companion in the form of TV images.  Contents include The Media; Media Violence as Free Speech; Women and Media; understanding of the basic Terms; Emotions; Our Senses and TV Images; 9/11; TV Violence and Research; Role of Journalist; Guidance and Prevention and Index.
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About the author

Anju Khosla

Anju Khosla is well known in the study of Sociology. She has obtained his M.A. in Sociology. She has started his career as a business women in Bhopal city. She has contributed various articles for leading journals and magazines. She has attended various lectures on Sociology and Home Science time to time organised by government and private institutions. At present she is running a 'Advance study point' at Noida.

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Bibliographic information

Title Media Violence and Crime
Author Anju Khosla
Format Hardcover
Date published: 27.02.2008
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788189741624
length v+331p., Tables; Index; 24cm.