As previously discussed, to aid in a discussion of criminal justice policy, it is important that you assess what criminal justice policy is and how it is influenced. For the next week, pick up the newspaper, watch the news, and then, identify the criminal justice issues that are being discussed.
For the assignment, you are putting together a weekly blog on the topic of media and criminal justice. In your blog, be sure to address the following:
- Include key criminal justice issues discussed by the media.
- Identify current policies surrounding the issues.
- Examine the media’s presentation of the issues.
- Identify any perceived bias or sensationalism.
- Reveal how you have personally been influenced by the media.
Length: 600 words
References: Include a minimum of three scholarly resources.