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Constructing Danger

Emotions and the Mis/Representation of Crime in the News, Second Edition

Crime reporting is often thought to be simply an objective and factual description of an event. In Constructing Danger Chris McCormick argues that crime is more than simply reported: it is … 240 View
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Introduction

Thinking about the News

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A String of Stranger Sexual Assaults

The Construction of an Orthodox Account of Rape

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Women Who Work as Prostitutes

The Sex Trade and Trading in Labels

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Domestic Terrorism

The News as an Incomplete Record of Violence against Women

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The Mount Cashel Orphanage Inquiry

The Inscription of Child Abuse

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AIDS Fiends and High-Risk Groups

Misrepresenting and Signifying a Disease

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The Halifax Race Riot

Extralocality and Racism in the News

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Crime Rates and Crime Fear

Portraying Crime as Out of Control

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Crime Stoppers and the Police

The Ideological Construction of Community

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Watching Genocide Unfold in Real Time

Gaza through Facebook and Twitter, June 2 — July 23, 2014

From: Conflict Is Not Abuse

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This chapter focuses on first three weeks of the Israeli war on Gaza as witnessed from afar through social media in the summer of 2014. The author analyzes it as a production of all the elements … 66 $3.96 Add
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Lawyers and Serial Killers

The Press and Sensationalism

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The Westray Mine Explosion

Covering a Disaster and a Failed Inquiry

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Conclusion

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