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Volume 2006, Issue 1
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Extracted from text ... Risk of contagion Paris. Is self-censorship defendable? When, at the beginning of November, numerous cars burned in France, the question was raised: Is "Agenda Cutting" allowed in this case? Is it really necessary to announce the exact number of burning cars? Should everything be displayed on screen? Criminal psychology would support a certain reluctance, since it has been shown that media coverage leads to so-called "copy cat crime". The xenophobic excesses of Hoyerswerda, Rostock and Solingen between December 1993 and June 1994, for example, provoked a wave of copy cat behavior in Germany. Thus Robert Namias, chief news editor of ..

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