Current research has found that the media has the greatest influence on the public's perception of crime, justice, and punishment today. Further, the media is responsible for the production and reproduction of cultural images of crime and justice and the construction of the social reality of crime that affects perceptions of crime and justice. Many criminologists have studied the impact of the portrayal of crime in the media on the public. Criminologists have found that the depiction of crime, criminality, and the seriousness of ...

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