Crime, media, and reality: examining mixed messages about crime and justice in popular media

"Garcia and Arkerson look at the influence of crime news and true crime television series that prevent the public from distinguishing pure entertainment from the realities of crime and justice"--

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Main Author: Garcia, Venessa
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Lanham Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017
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Summary:"Garcia and Arkerson look at the influence of crime news and true crime television series that prevent the public from distinguishing pure entertainment from the realities of crime and justice"--
Introduction: A touch of reality -- News media, social media, and crime waves -- Framing and narrating crime in the news -- Crime in the movies -- Crime television -- Policing crime -- Courtrooms and lawyers in the media -- Prison in the media -- Conclusion: Media's social construction of crime and justice
Physical Description:1 volume illustrations (black and white) 23 cm
ISBN:9781442260818