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How Media Coverage of Crime Shapes Perception of Public Safety: PHI Researcher in the SF Chronicle
- San Francisco Chronicle
“San Francisco seems significantly scarier to many people these days — even though technically speaking, it’s safer than it used to be.
That’s according to a recent nationwide Gallup poll in which respondents were asked if they considered 16 major U.S. cities “safe to live in or visit.” While a slight majority, 52%, rated San Francisco safe, that’s a steep drop-off from 2006, when seven out of 10 respondents rated the city safe.
Originally published by San Francisco Chronicle