Lecture 7Week 8Media and CrimeThis lecture will examine the multifaceted relationship between the media, crime andculture. It will offer an insight into the historical, ethical, social, political, cultural andeconomic context of cultural, policy debates and practical initiatives that bringtogether crime, criminal justice and media.Best read(s) on this topic…Jewkes, Y. (2015) Media and Crime,3rd edition. London: Sage. Chapters 1 and 2 aptly explore the links between crime and the media incontemporary societies and offer a good analysis of the elements that make acrime event newsworthy.From the main textbooks…Case, S., Johnson, P., Manlow, D., Smith, R. and Williams, K. (2017)
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- Spring '18