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Crime and the media : headlines versus reality / Roslyn Muraskin, Shelly Feuer Domash.

By: Muraskin, Roslyn
Contributor(s): Domash, Shelly Feuer
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Prentice Hall, c2007Edition: 1STDescription: xi, 162 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 0131921339Subject(s): Crime in mass media | Crime and the press -- United States -- Case studies | Mass media and criminal justice -- United States -- Case studiesDDC classification: 364.973 LOC classification: P96.C742 | U66 2007Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Overview : crime and the media : headlines versus reality -- What about the media? -- The relationship of crime reporting to the fear of crime -- Crimes and reactions -- The Salem witchcraft trials -- The Scopes Monkey Trial, 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 -- Female offenders depicted by the media -- A star is formed : media construction of the female criminal -- Martha Stewart : this case is about lying -- Can the mass media do good? -- If a story isn't depicted by the media, it doesn't exist -- Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-157) and index.

Overview : crime and the media : headlines versus reality -- What about the media? -- The relationship of crime reporting to the fear of crime -- Crimes and reactions -- The Salem witchcraft trials -- The Scopes Monkey Trial, 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 -- Female offenders depicted by the media -- A star is formed : media construction of the female criminal -- Martha Stewart : this case is about lying -- Can the mass media do good? -- If a story isn't depicted by the media, it doesn't exist -- Conclusion.

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