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Author Fox, Richard L., 1967-

Title Tabloid justice : criminal justice in an age of media frenzy / Richard L. Fox, Robert W. Van Sickel.

Imprint Boulder, Colo. : L. Rienner, 2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  070.449364 F833t    ---  Available
Description xii, 225 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-216) and index.
Contents Introduction : A time of tabloid justice -- pt. 1. From journalism to sensationalism -- Looking for this week's "trial of the century" -- The mainstream media go tabloid -- Tabloid justice and the evolution of new media -- pt. 2. The impact of the media culture on public attitudes toward the criminal justice system -- Public opinion, trial coverage, and faith in the criminal justice system -- Race, gender, class, and tabloid justice -- pt. 3. Conclusion -- Is there any escape from tabloid justice? -- Appendixes.
Subject Mass media and criminal justice.
Criminal justice, Administration of.
Added Author Van Sickel, Robert W., 1956-
ISBN 1555879381 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1555879136 (alk. paper)

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