CJ461 - Media and Justice

This course will better enable the student to effectively understand and evaluate the relationship between criminal justice and the media, including consideration of the impact of the media on attitudes and perceptions of crime and criminals, the relationship of the media and crime control, and the impact of the media on the operations of the agencies in the criminal justice system, and the benefits and impediments that media presents with regard to due process.  Students will be expected to familiarize themselves with topics and be prepared to engage in in-depth discussions on the readings and material in class at a level consistent with that of a senior level criminal justice student.  Extensive out of class research and writing is expected of each student during the course. 



Successful completion of CJ 101, CJ 203, CJ 204, and CJ 321 with a grade of "C" or higher, junior or senior standing or permission of the instructor.
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