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Has New Media Desensitized Consumers to Graphic Images?

*Because younger news consumers are exposed to graphic images online and through other new media, concerns journalists have about presenting highly graphic images of war to readers/viewers may be unfounded, finds a new UA study.*

At a time when journalists are still trying to closely monitor the amount and type of graphic images seen on traditional media such as television and film, young audiences or the “YouTube” generation in particular, might receive graphic visual images in a far different way.

If this is the case, there might be serious implications for the media. (more…)

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