Media and Crime
This book critically examines the complex interactions between media and crime.
Written with an engaging and authoritative voice, it guides you through all the key issues, ranging from news reporting of crime, media constructions of children and women, moral panics and media and the police to 'reality' crime shows, surveillance and social control.
This third edition:
- Explores innovations in technology and forms of reporting, including citizen journalism.
- Examines the impact of new media including mobile, Internet and digital technologies, and social networking sites.
- Features chapters dedicated to the issues around cybercrime and crime film, along with new content on terrorism and the media.
- Shows you how to research media and crime.
- Includes discussion questions, further reading and a glossary.
Now features a companion website, complete with links to journal articles, relevant websites and blogs.