Articulation of media on juvenile delinquency with special reference to India

https://doi.org/10.29332/ijssh.v5n1.850

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CRC, juvenile delinquency, juvenile justice, mass media

Abstract

Media plays a vital role in our society today. With the advent of mass media, including television and more recently, video and computer games, children and teenagers are exposed to increasingly higher doses of aggressive images. Media is a double-edged tool. On the one hand, it plays an important role in framing public opinion, and on the other, its character is to sensationalize issues to attract readers. But its objective should be clear; that is, to reform a juvenile and not to penalize him or her.  The article depicts the media's influence on juvenile delinquency and the tendency for delinquency. Several media reports show the cases of juvenile delinquency, with special reference to India.

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2021-03-09

How to Cite

Chakraborty, N. (2021). Articulation of media on juvenile delinquency with special reference to India. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 5(1), 32-44. https://doi.org/10.29332/ijssh.v5n1.850

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