|North Carolina Law Enforcement Officers' Perceptions Regarding the CSI Effect
||The phenomenon called the CSI effect has recently occupied a central place in the media. The media and scholars alike have taken an interest in the effect that forensic television shows are having on the public, particularly its effect on American ju...
|Reconciling childhood and deviance: an historical analysis of media depictions of young 'deviants'
||The shared meaning and value placed on children impacts how institutions respond to juvenile "deviants." This study explored ways in which news media constructed images of young "deviants" and corresponding conceptions of "childhood" across two key h...
|Katrina’s aftermath: the New Orleans “looter” as framed by the media.
||In the days following Hurricane Katrina, the media portrayed the people inside
New Orleans as a threat rather than a population in need. It was looters, in particular, who
were portrayed in this deviant light and they were well publicized in the me...