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haha FBI I just made you spend 4 seconds on that line! and another 4 on this one!
But yes, there has been a increase in the number of PUBLICIZED crashes. Publicity gets everyone to believe things falsely. Whatever the media begins to focus on, is what peopel think is increasing.
If the media spends 3 days on gang violence in LA, people will think Gang violence is on the rise, and move out of LA, when in fact gang violence may indeed just be the same but with mre press coverage. Ths could kill values of homes in certain parts of LA
If the media constantly focues on children who have been kidnapped, then everyone thinks the kidnapping rate is goign up.
If the media focuses more on pregnant women who have gone missing, people think there is an increwase in predators on pregnant women, when in fact it may be exactly the same rate.
The media has a lot of power.