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Mass Shootings: Media, Myths, and Realities (Crime, Media, and Popular Culture)

 

by Jaclyn Schildkraut Ph.D.

 

This book provides readers and researchers with a critical examination of mass shootings as told by the media, offering research-based, factual answers to oft-asked questions and investigating common myths about these tragic events.


• Tackles common misconceptions about mass shootings perpetrated by and through the media and provides information that grounds the realities of such events in empirical evidence

• Explores the history of mass shootings, both before and after the infamous 1999 Columbine High School event and shootings that occurred in and out of schools

• Addresses common myths associated with mass shooting events by the media, such as how often and where they occur and the absence of any warning signs

• Helps readers understand the realities of these events, including their international reach, the potential warning signs, and how evidence associated with the events can provide clues into why they occurred.

 

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