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Crime and Media - LAWS6327

Year - 2020

This unit critically explores the complex cultural, social and popular intersections between media and crime in the broadest sense. Topics covered include news reporting of crime; media constructions of offenders and offences; moral panic and labeling; media and policing; 'reality' crime shows; surveillance and social control, crime, television and film, crime and social media.

Oct 23, 24 & Nov 6, 7 (9-5)

3000wd essay (40%) and 5000wd media analysis project (60%)

Additional information
Academic Profile The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis


Faculty: Sydney Law School

Intensive November

19 Oct 2020

Department/School: Law
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 13 Nov 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Murray Lee
HECS Band: 3
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