Media and Crime : Content, Context, and Consequence

Lecturer in Journalism Media and Communications Katrina Clifford; Professor of Criminology Rob White
Oxford University Press, USA

In Media and Crime: Content, Context, and Consequence, authors Katrina Clifford and Rob White combine the skills and expertise of journalism and media studies with criminological knowledge to critically.

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interrogate the nexus between the media and crime and the links between process, practice, and representation. It addresses media in its traditional and emerging forms and explores the ways in which police, courts, and different groups engage with mediated representations of crime, risk, fear, and vulnerability. The authors also investigate the role that media plays in shaping perceptions of crime and criminality, and how media-framing occurs in relation to debates about criminal justice and responses to crime.