Introduction

The bibliography provides information on writings dealing with the history of rape, including sexual child abuse, sexual harassment, sexual molestation, child prostitution, forced prostitution, sexual slavery, sexual(ized) violence. The blog informs about calls for papers, forthcoming events and new literature in this field.

March 5, 2011

CFP: Covering Canadian crimes

Book: Covering Canadian crimes: What journalists should know and the public should question
Editors: Romayne Smith Fullerton and Chris Richardson
Submission deadline for proposals: April 15, 2011

Description: »The links between journalism and crime run deep. From early coverage of executions to the sensational yellow journalism of the 19th century to more recent fascinations with serial killers and street gangs, journalists have been pursuing lawbreakers and rousing the public’s fear and curiosity for centuries. At this juncture in time, however, the field is changing in important ways. Accelerating communication technologies, new media policies, corporate mergers, and renewed calls for law-and-order in the political sphere are just some of the issues facing journalism today. ... Themes will fall under the broad categories of: 1) the courts and legal system; 2) cultural contexts of crime news; 3) journalism in practice; and 4) ethical codes and moral panics.«

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