Soft on crime, not doing the time: the media, law and order and the criminal justice system

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Mackenzie, Geraldine. 2007. "Soft on crime, not doing the time: the media, law and order and the criminal justice system." 21st Conference of the International Society for Reform of the Criminal Law (ISRCL 2007). Vancouver, Canada 22 - 26 Jun 2007 Vancouver, BC. Canada.
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Soft on crime, not doing the time: the media, law and order and the criminal justice system

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AuthorMackenzie, Geraldine
Journal or Proceedings TitleProceedings of the 21st Conference of the International Society for Reform of the Criminal Law (ISRCL 2007)
Number of Pages13
Year2007
Place of PublicationVancouver, BC. Canada
Web Address (URL) of Paperhttp://www.isrcl.org/Papers/2007/Mackenzie.pdf
Conference/Event21st Conference of the International Society for Reform of the Criminal Law (ISRCL 2007)
Event Details
21st Conference of the International Society for Reform of the Criminal Law (ISRCL 2007)
Event Date
22 to end of 26 Jun 2007
Event Location
Vancouver, Canada
Abstract

I begin this paper with a very Australian media parable about a man called I will call X. This story illustrates my theme of how the media can manipulate, or at least attempt to manipulate public opinion on crime and criminal justice matters. I then move to a discussion on the courts and the media, and finally some suggestions on what can be done to alleviate the current problems.

Keywordsmedia manipulation; Australia
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020470199. Communication and media studies not elsewhere classified
489999. Other law and legal studies not elsewhere classified
500105. Legal ethics
520599. Social and personality psychology not elsewhere classified
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Byline AffiliationsQueensland University of Technology
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