Media Bias - Surprise

Dennis Putnam dap1 at MINDSPRING.COM
Sun Aug 24 17:34:19 MDT 1997


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At 10:49 AM 8/24/97 -0700, you wrote:
>>segments, anti-gun stories outnumbered pro-gun stories by a 70-6
>>margin, with 27 reports being labeled as "neutral."
>
>Though I am totally against gun control, what do you believe the ratio is
>of guns saving lives versus guns taking lives?
>
>Stephen Frye
>

If I remember Gary Kleck's numbers correctly:

Guns saving lives: ~2.500M/yr., increasing annually
Guns taking lives: ~0.280M/yr., decreasing annually

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