Crime and the media: headlines versus reality

Mediafication of crime : headlines v reality -- What about the media? -- The relationship of crime reporting and its effectiveness concerning the criminal justice system -- Crimes and reactions -- The Salem witchcraft trials -- The Scopes "Monkey Trial" : July 10-25 1925 -- The Menedez bro...

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Main Author: Muraskin, Roslyn
Contributors: Domash, Shelly Feuer (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Upper Saddle River, NJ Pearson/Prentice Hall 2007
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 9 E 1006
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Summary:Mediafication of crime : headlines v reality -- What about the media? -- The relationship of crime reporting and its effectiveness concerning the criminal justice system -- Crimes and reactions -- The Salem witchcraft trials -- The Scopes "Monkey Trial" : July 10-25 1925 -- The Menedez brothers-1989 -- Colin Ferguson-1993 -- The O.J. Simpson case-1994 -- Jon-Benet Ramsey-1996 -- Kobe Bryant-2003 -- Daniel Pelosi-2001 -- Elizabeth Ann Smart-2002 -- Scott Peterson-2002 -- Michael Jackson-2004 -- Criminal justice treatment by the media -- A star is formed : media construction of the female criminal / by Krista Gehring -- Martha Stewart : this criminal case is about lying! -- Can the mass media do good? Or no wrong? -- If a story isn't on tv or depicted by the media in America, it doesn't exist in our culture -- In conclusion
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XI, 162 S.
ISBN:0131921339