NYU Steinhardt

Crime, Violence and Media

  • Course Number: MCC-UE 1012
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 4
  • Description: The cultural context of crime in relation to conventions of news & entertainment in the mass media. Topics include competing theories of criminogenic behavior, news conventions & crime reporting, the aesthetics & representation of crime in the media, the role of place in crime stories, moral panics & fears, crime & consumer culture, & the social construction of different kinds of crimes & criminals.
  • Old Course Number: E59.1012