Here is the first question on the Discussion page. Be sure to select
the Discussion page to the left under Week 1 and respond to the
(1a) According to Meadows, the media has the ability to reach
people all over the world through television, newspapers, movies, etc.
Some theorists claim that media has the ability to influence people to a
great degree; however, some theorists dispute this information and
state that the media does not make an impact on the public. For this
week’s class discussion, please review the study guide in your online
course. It will give you a brief summation of the material for this
lesson. This is not a comprehensive list of the information, so you will
still need to read the textbook.
For this week’s class discussion, please respond to the following question:
- Explain how the media does or does not influence a person’s fear of crime and victimization.