Tabloid Justice: U. S. Criminal Justice in an Age of Media Frenzy

Tabloid Justice: U. S. Criminal Justice in an Age of Media Frenzy

by Richard L. Fox, Robert W. Van Sickel
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555879136

ISBN-13: 9781555879136

Pub. Date: 12/28/2000

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555879136
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Pages:
225
Product dimensions:
6.23(w) x 9.35(h) x 0.71(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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