Crime and the Media - COMM 0329


Westfield State University

Credits: 3

Subject Area(s): Communications, Criminal Justice

Credential(s): Bachelor's Degree


The course will deal with issues related to the mass media and crime in society. The increasing importance of the mass media in shaping people’s perception of and attitudes toward the criminal justice system will be focused on. Other topics will include the media as a cause and cure for crime, biases in the media coverage, the effects of the media on criminal proceedings and crime on television and films.

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Crime and the Media Online Offerings

Course Section Time Instructor Format Start Date End Date
001-31031Gardner, T100% Online2019-01-222019-05-13

Crime and the Media Associated Programs

Program ID Name Subject Area(s) Percent Online
COMMCommunicationCommunication Design, Communications, Media & Film

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