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How dangerous is celebrity journalism?

Beckett, Charlie (2008) How dangerous is celebrity journalism? POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (20 Feb 2008). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The media has been blamed for the apparent spate of suicides in South Wales. The more subtle versions of this accusation say that the simple fact of headlining these deaths makes vulnerable young people seek fame through self-destruction.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2008 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Departments > Media and Communications
Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 24 May 2017 08:58
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 18:11
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/78567

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