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%)
Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/our-people.html. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/cpd/