Neverending stories - why we still love Unsolved Mysteries

Sparkes, Daryl (2020) Neverending stories - why we still love Unsolved Mysteries. The Conversation, 30 June 2020. pp. 1-5.

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Abstract

The American television series 'Unsolved Mysteries' has been televised for over 35 years. This article looks at the reason why audiences are drawn to true crime and the supernatural in their viewing habits. In particular, the article explores reasons why the majority of the general public has a strong dispensation to believing stories of the supernatural and extra-terrestrial.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Published version made available in accordance with Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Creative Arts (1 Mar 2019 -)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts - School of Creative Arts (1 Mar 2019 -)
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2020 01:26
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2020 05:17
Uncontrolled Keywords: Unsolved Mysteries; supernatural; extra-terrestrial
Fields of Research (2008): 19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing > 1902 Film, Television and Digital Media > 190204 Film and Television
Fields of Research (2020): 36 CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING > 3605 Screen and digital media > 360505 Screen media
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9502 Communication > 950204 The Media
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/39408

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