Exam date

When's the 2016 exam? Wednesday 8th June, am.

Thursday, 3 May 2012

Children as an issue

Ppt on this
Suffer the Little Children


Here's a doc which gathers together PC + PCC egs of children cases:
Children Regulatory Rulings Compiled
http://tabloid-watch.blogspot.co.uk/search/label/children
1994 US report says media coverage of children centres on crime;
This is about asylum seekers and a counter-hegemonic attempt to contest press stereotypes through working with children; the intro para immed. brings up the concept of 'moral panics';
this compares press coverage of children across Europe;
an American study using content analysis shows 51% of articles about child sex cases identifies the child ("Protecting victims’ identities in press coverage of child victimization" - abstract only);
children's rights not covered in press articles report finds;
1994 content analysis of child sex abuse cases finds the wider context + prevention strategies gets little coverage;


1.       Which case has led to multiple court payments over defamation, particularly from Desmond’s papers? [McCanns: http://www.mccannfiles.com/id318.html. PCC tackle this case, flagging up their positive role: http://www.pcc.org.uk/news/newsletter/april/mcanns.html]

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