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Project Proposal

  • What is moral panic? (from propaganda perspective)
    • Moral panic offers valuable insight into why powerful social agents such as the mass media deliberately create public concern or fear of an individual group or thing.
  • Who benefits from public fear?-KE
  • Does news organizations support the continuation of moral panic? -DJ
  • As the social media population increase, has moral panic among social media sites become more impactful than being factual ? DJ
  • Historically how has moral panic transformed over time? (think about the shift from news being on tv to social media platforms) KE


Personal Note-Moral panic maintains the status quo or the dominant paradigm