Tabloid Justice: Criminal Justice in an Age of Media Frenzy / Edition 2

Tabloid Justice: Criminal Justice in an Age of Media Frenzy / Edition 2

by Richard L. Fox, Thomas L. Steiger, Robert W. Van Sickel, Thomas L. Steiger
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1588265323

ISBN-13: 9781588265326

Pub. Date: 05/30/2007

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588265326
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/30/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figuresvii
Prefacexi
Introduction: A Time of Tabloid Justice1
Part 1From Journalism to Sensationalism
1Looking for This Week's "Trial of the Century"23
2The Mainstream Media Go Tabloid53
3Tabloid Justice and the Evolution of New Media87
Part 2The Impact of the Media Culture on Public Attitudes Toward the Criminal Justice System
4Public Opinion, Trial Coverage, and Faith in the Criminal Justice System121
5Race, Gender, Class, and Tabloid Justice151
Part 3Conclusion
6Is There Any Escape from Tabloid Justice?185
Appendix A195
Appendix B199
Bibliography209
Index217
About the Book225

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