Crime and the media

headlines versus reality by Roslyn Muraskin

Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall in Upper Saddle River, NJ

Written in English
Published: Pages: 162 Downloads: 178
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Subjects:

  • Crime in mass media.,
  • Crime and the press -- United States -- Case studies.,
  • Mass media and criminal justice -- United States -- Case studies.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-157) and index.

StatementRoslyn Muraskin, Shelly Feuer Domash.
GenreCase studies.
ContributionsDomash, Shelly Feuer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP96.C742 U66 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 162 p. ;
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22734467M
ISBN 100131921339

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