Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Monday, September 16, 2019

Study 2 examined 204,796 news stories of 204 mass shootings committed in the United States and found that, when a shooting occurred at a school, video games were 8.35 times more likely to be discussed when the shooter was White than when the shooter was Black.

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Public Policy Relevance Statement Two studies confirmed the notion that racial stereotyping leads people to accept school shootings committed by Black perpetrators without seeking external explanations, but when school shootings are committed by White perpetrators, people often blame video games for the violent act. Given the growing body of research failing to find links between video games and real-world acts of horrific violence, it appears that racial stereotyping might be one reason some continue to blame video games for school shootings.

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That's irresponsible.

#1 | Posted by fresno500 at 2019-09-16 07:12 PM | Reply

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