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Get Off My Blog, I Need to Pray

Hi all,

This week’s topic covers the influence of the media (or lack thereof) on moral panics in our

society. A moral panic describes a panic or stress induced throughout a large group of people. 554 more words


Artful Dodgers and delinquents

Society during the 19th century was swept with moral panic over juvenile delinquency. The belief as a whole was that the epidemic was destroying the livelihood of otherwise innocent citizens, and that England, in particular London, was being overrun by conniving, devious and criminal youths. 359 more words

Despicable Professors and Beyond: An Analysis on Stanley Cohen's Moral Panic Concept

Many times we fear a professor for the wrong reason or fear a professor that we never want to take that professor ever. Using the moral panic concept, I am going to argue that students, online professor rating websites, and other professors can greatly influence one’s fear in a particular professor. 398 more words

Children, the Media and Moral Panic.

One cannot understand just how real the struggle is, until invited to a baby shower where the child’s gender is unknown or undisclosed. That struggle, is so incredibly real. 886 more words


Child Stars, is it really worth it?

The debate on children and the media is an extensive topic, as there are so many issues and concerns that fall around this idea of the public exploitation of young adolescents. 538 more words

Nobody Panic, The media is here to help... kinda

Moral Panic is a concept described by Stanley Cohen’s as a threat to societal values and interests presented in a stylised and stereotypical fashion by the mass media. 610 more words


Now I’ve got your attention.

Sex gets attention.  Sex engages.  But most importantly, sex sells.

This is highly important in the advertising industry as companies want to sell products, companies want products to be known and to be noticed.  515 more words