3 to 4 pages, 1" margins, double spaced, 12 point font, no limit to sources. Paper should analyze the way drugs and crime are covered in the media. Focus on framing, agenda setting, symbolism, emotive language, visual images, key politicians, and the issue`s relationship (if any) to the president`s approval rating. identify at least one public opinion poll an examine the change of opinion through time (compare support at least two points in time). Identify one interest group that advocates in this area and compare it`s position of the issue; are they benefiting or not?
Topic: Student’s Name: Name of the Institution: Due Date: Analyzing Drugs and Crime Public knowledge of drugs and crimes is majorly generated from the media. The society is concerned about drugs and crimes. Often, the media talks about crimes and illegal drugs and contributes a significant role of exposing criminality. Public perception of deviants, criminals, victims and law enforcement agents is majorly understood by their effect on the mass media. The media exposes mainstream public knowledge about illegal drugs and crimes. Therefore, media influences the public perception of law enforcement agents, government role, political leaders, and the related agencies and organizations aim to fight against illegal drugs and crimes. Media coverage of violent crimes and illegal drugs create fear in the public because it raises concerns that citizens are not safe, which these are security threats to economic development and investment. Media sensationalizes about crimes and illegal drugs, whic