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Asymmetry in media effects on perceptions of police: An analysis using a within-subjects design experiment
The current study examines the influence of positive, negative, and mixed portrayals of the police in the media on perceptions of police. Participants were randomly assigned to watch an edited video segment from entertainment ...
Media use habits, negative encounters with the police, and perceptions of the police: the mainstreaming hypothesis versus the resonance hypothesis
(Taylor and Francis, 2020-03-04)
Media researchers have long considered the extent to which the media influence perceptions of the police. More recently, scholars have encouraged more specific investigations to determine if media effects can vary depending ...
Elaborating differential impact of media exposure on perceptions of police between criminal justice majors and non-criminal justice majors
(Taylor and Francis, 2019-10-02)
Researchers have argued that media exposure involving criminal justice can influence perceptions of police, but empirical research is decidedly mixed. Additionally, some scholars argue that media effects depend on audience ...