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Into and out of crisis: a recent history of media reporting on miscarriages of justice 1

Richard Nobles and David Schiff

in Understanding Miscarriages of Justice: Law, the Media and the Inevitability of a Crisis

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298939
eISBN:
9780191685552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298939.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines media reporting during the recent crisis of confidence in criminal justice associated with the high profile miscarriage cases that came to England's Court of Appeal in the late ... More


The media and the Prostitution Reform Act

Lisa Fitzgerald and Gillian Abel

in Taking the crime out of sex work: New Zealand sex workers' fight for decriminalisation

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423344
eISBN:
9781447303664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423344.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines the role of the media in the context of the implementation of the 2003 Prostitution Reform Act (PRA). It determines whether the media coverage of the PRA reinforced existing ... More


The Framing of Opposition to the War on Iraq

Dieter Rucht and Joris Verhulst

in The World Says No to War: Demonstrations against the War on Iraq

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650958
eISBN:
9781452946030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650958.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter concentrates on the communicative dimension of the demonstrations against the war on Iraq. It first analyzes the responses of the protesters to open-ended survey questions to understand ... More


Diana’s Halo: Newslore as Folk Media Criticism

Russell Frank

in Newslore: Contemporary Folklore on the Internet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739282
eISBN:
9781604739299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739282.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter examines the newslore and folk response to media reporting on celebrity deaths. It provides some examples of the jokes about the death of Princess Diana and the murder of fashion ... More


Ms. Rona

Anthony Slide

in Inside the Hollywood Fan Magazine: A History of Star Makers, Fabricators, and Gossip Mongers

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734133
eISBN:
9781621034322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734133.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Rona Barrett, who revolutionized not only the fan magazines but the entire coverage of entertainment news. Barrett was the first fan magazine writer to mature from the genre ... More


Divergence Between the Mission and the Message: Interrogation of a Double Standard

David Tittensor

in The House of Service: The Gulen Movement and Islam's Third Way

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199336418
eISBN:
9780199389766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336418.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Through comparative analysis with the rhetoric and practice of the World Vision organization, Chapter, 5 shows that the Gülen Movement behaves in an almost identical fashion as World Vision, engaging ... More


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