The Effect of Media as a Tool of Popular Culture on Crime

Mehmet Şükrü NAR

Abstract


One of the important factors directing social life within popular culture is media and its tools. Nowadays, popular culture elements rather contain violence. For example, the fact that media often broadcast programs, news or movies with violent content creates a social environment in which violence is taught and consumed. Today, significant developments especially in the mass media devices have made it easier to access information and enabled the spread of information globally. But, these changes in the global World have also brought discussions about to what extend media directs violence within the increasing violence events recently. This study has tried to analyze the effect of media on violence theoretically.

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