Squaring the Strange #164: Moral Panic Series Part 3: Film and TV Danger!

by | Jan 6, 2021 | Benjamin Radford, Gender Issues, Investigation, Media Literacy, Psychology, Research, Skepticism, Squaring the Strange | 0 comments

This penultimate episode in our moral panic series starts with a discussion of the TikTok worries that interrupted schools last week as authorities braced for possible gun violence. Then we talk cinema and television from old to new, and the themes in moral panicking that jump out repeatedly — such as worrying about what the fragile minds of children or females might absorb, or copycat fears, or concerns about sex, violence, or low self-esteem. Check it out HERE!



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