COMM 0329 - Crime and the Media

Credits: 3

Crosslisted: CRJU 0329 .

The course will deal with issues related to the mass media and crime in society. The increasing importance of the mass media in shaping people's perception of and attitudes toward the criminal justice system will be focused on. Other topics will include the media as a cause and cure for crime, biases in the media coverage, the effects of the media on criminal proceedings and crime on television and films.

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