All posts tagged: Mass Deception

Crime Wire Features Dr. Scott Bonn

You can hear Crime Wire Investigates beginning at 9 p.m. Eastern. Please visit our Crime Wire Website. Together we can make a difference. LISTEN LIVE:http://www.blogtalkradio.com/insidelenz Whether it’s serial killers, deviant crime or mass media manipulation, Dr. Scott Bonn has something to talk about! A criminology and sociology professor at Drew University, Doc Bonn is not at all the average academic. For one thing he has much more personality!  His expertise runs the gamut including white-collar crime, state crime, serial killers and media effects on society. His research examines how and why the public forms its beliefs on complex issues such as murder, domestic violence, capital punishment, war crime and terrorism. Connecting propaganda and distortion efforts by the Bush administration to garner public acceptance of the war in Iraq following the tragedy of 9/11, MASS DECEPTION explains how and why political leaders and the news media periodically create public panics that actually benefit both parties. Doc Bonn has developed a unique, integrated, and interdisciplinary theory called “critical communication” to explain how and why state officials and the news media shape public opinion on complex issues such as capital punishment and terrorism. Doc Bonn …

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Hunting the Beast: Dr. Scott Bonn Talks Serial Killers with Brent Hatley

Author, Criminologist, Media Analyst with expertise on serial killers, Dr. Scott Bonn joins host, Brent Hately on Hunting the Beast  12-2pm ET on Friday, March 9. Hunting the Beast will be broadcast through radioio.com To listen to previous shows CLICK HERE Hunting the Beast will examine serial killers such as John Wayne Gacy, and scores of others, in an attempt to explain the public’s fascination with serial killers and the need to know all the gory details of their crimes. As Doc Bonn says in a recent blog post: “Many of us can’t help watching the spectacle of serial killers, and we receive a rush of adrenaline from their deeds, although it is often difficult for us to admit, and we may feel a bit guilty about the inappropriate thrill that their horrible acts offer us.  Serial killers seem to appeal to our most basic and powerful instinct—that is, survival.” Dr. Scott Bonn is Professor of Criminology, media expert, public speaker,  media analyst and commentator, and author. He is an expert on criminal behavior, including state crime and serial killers. His expert commentary frequently appears …