Deciphering Rampage: Assigning blame to Youth Offenders in News Coverage of School Shootings

School Shootings: Mediatized Violence in a Global Age

ISBN: 978-1-78052-918-9, eISBN: 978-1-78052-919-6

ISSN: 2050-2060

Publication date: 23 November 2012

Abstract

Originality/value of chapter – This study is the first to apply Cerulo's (1998) concept of sequencing to glean information about the moral decision-making process involved in the production of news content about school shootings.

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Muschert, G.W. and Janssen, L. (2012), "Deciphering Rampage: Assigning blame to Youth Offenders in News Coverage of School Shootings", Muschert, G.W. and Sumiala, J. (Ed.) School Shootings: Mediatized Violence in a Global Age (Studies in Media and Communications, Vol. 7), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 181-200. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2050-2060(2012)0000007013

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