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Telling stories of crime in South Australia

Israel, M.ORCID: 0000-0002-1263-8699 (1998) Telling stories of crime in South Australia. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 31 (3). pp. 213-229.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1177/000486589803100301
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Abstract

Using a South Australian example, and based on interviews with journalists and their sources, this paper examines how the media and their sources negotiate the reporting of fear in a community. It sketches the process by which a particular story was created, the features that were highlighted, and considers the part that different organisations play in shaping the construction of news about crime.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: SAGE
Copyright: © 1998 by Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/48783
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