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Semester 2 - Week 9: Vocabulary


A book, video or movie with an exciting or dramatic story. Scary.

Something frightening, which causes fear. Threat.

A person or thing which may cause trouble or be dangerous. Disaster. (noun) A sudden accident or a natural problem, such as an earthquake or a hurricane, that causes death and damage. Mean World Syndrome.

(adjective phrase)
Dr George Gerbner`s idea that the news media makes viewers believe that the world is more dangerous than it really is.