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Exam Review Part 1

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Exam Review Part 1 CCJ 215

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Crime, Justice, and The Media
Susan Hannon
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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Jay Notetaker on Wednesday September 28, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to CCJ 215 at Northern Arizona University taught by Susan Hannon in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 12 views. For similar materials see Crime, Justice, and The Media in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northern Arizona University.

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Date Created: 09/28/16
Looping ­ running the same crime tape/story through the media over and over  How U.S. Penny Press newspapers portrayed crime  differences between print media and electronic media  radio crime and justice programming provided models for what  film, radio, television, internet differences  characteristics of new media:  on­demand, narrowcasting, interactivity  market model, manipulative model, organizational model  impact of infotainment on crime and justice portraits  early examples of a media trial : 1893 Lizzie Borden Murder Trial  five realities of twenty­first century media  direct criminogenic media effects  mediated experiences : the experience that an individual has when he or she experiences the  media a bit closer to what it is like to actually personally experience an event.    Experienced reality: One’s directly experienced world  Symbolic reality: all the things that you believe to exist but have not seen.  Stages of social constructionism: The physical world, competing social constructions, medias  social construction arena.   Claims makers ­ factual claims and interpretative claims  linkage  crime and justice issues linked to what issues  frames  faulty criminal justice system frame  blocked opportunities frame  social breakdown frame  racist system frame  violent media frame  examples of symbolic crimes  conversational reality    Chapter 3  characteristics of contemporary criminal portraits in the media  serial killers account for what percentage of homicides: 2%­3%  who is responsible for predatory criminality  who is ideal crime victim from a media news perspective  crime news focuses on what types of crime  symbolic white collar crimes: Martha Stewart, Ponzi Schemes, and the teapot scandal.  why is media attention on white collar crime low: it’s not visually interesting  rational choice theory  biological theory ­ William Sheldon  psychological theory  sociological theory     Robert Merton ­ Strain Theory     Albert Bandura ­ Social Learning Theory     Edwin Sutherland ­ Differential Association Theory  media trends seem to reflect the criminological theories that are popular at the time  backwards law    "A Muddy Romance"  "The World Is Not Enough"  Morality Plays  values in criminal justice movies     


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