TITLE

Public misled by violent images

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, Armstrong
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;05/25/2000, Vol. 91 Issue 21, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the role of television in disseminating violence-related news stories. Advocacy of increased gun control; Effects of bombarding the public with images of gun violence; Gun control contributing to decreasing the safety of law-abiding citizens.
ACCESSION #
3165877

 

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