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how does the entertainment interest hinder the accuracy of the public's perceptions of demestic and international orgaized crime?
3 ophelious Teacher Community / Jr. College Editor, Expert, Dickens, The Bard I'm not sure I like the word "hinder" here. [ That implies that people are trying to have an accurate understanding of organized crime and that Hollywood is resisting that. I don't think most folks really care if their perception is off a bit or not. Law enforcement officials know the truth, and that's what really
matters. The movies are probably a lot more exciting in their portrayal of life on a day to day basis for mobsters than it really is for those in a "crime ring." The media focuses on "unique characters," while most members of organized crime are probably pretty dull individuals who scam just enough to get by. ]
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