Kellermann's Kollectionn of Helpful Trial Background Books on:
MEDIA COVERAGE, CRIME NEWS, & TRIAL REPORTING
Last Updated 07/11/06


  1. Abramson, Jeffrey (Ed.). (1996). Postmortem: The O.J. Simpson Case. Justice Confronts Race, Domestic Violence, Lawyers, Money, and the Media. New York: BasicBooks.

  2. Barak, Gregg (Ed.). (1994). Media, Process, and the Social Construction of Crime: Studies in Newsmaking Criminology. New York: Garland Publishing.

  3. Barak, Gregg (Ed.). (1996). Representing O.J.: Murder, Criminal Justice, and Mass Culture. Guilderland, NY: Harrow & Heston.

  4. Barber, Susanna, & Voigt, Melvin J. (Eds.). (1987). News Cameras in the Courtroom; A Free Press-Fair Trial Debate. Greenwich, CT: Ablex.

  5. Bergman, Paul, & Asimow, Michael. (1996). Reel Justice: The Courtroom Goes to the Movies. Kansas City, MO: Andrews & McNeel.

  6. Bunker, Matthew D. (1997). Justice & the Media: Reconciling Fair Trials and a Free Press. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

  7. Chermak, Steven M. (1995). Victims in the News: Crime and the American News Media. Boulder, CO: Westview.

  8. Chiasson, Lloyd. (Ed.). (1997). The Press on Trial: Crimes and Trials As Media Events. Westport, CT: Greenwood Pub. [expected June 1997]

  9. Cohen, S., & Young, J. (Eds.). (1973). The Manufacture of News. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage. [or (1981) edition by London: Constable?]

  10. Crossen, Cynthia. (1996). Tainted Truth: The Manipulation of Fact in America (with a new introduction). New York: Touchstone.

  11. Cuklanz, Lisa M. (1995). Rape on Trial; How the Mass Media Construct Legal Reform & Social Change. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press.

  12. Drechsel, R. E. (1983). News Making in the Trial Courts. New York: Longman.

  13. Emery, Michael, & Emery, Edwin. (1996). The Press and America: An Interpretive History of the Mass Media (8th ed.). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

  14. Ericson, Richard V., Baranek, Patricia M., & Chan, Janet B. L. (1987). Visualizing Deviance: A Study of News Organization. Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

  15. Ericson, Richard V., Baranek, Patricia M., & Chan, Janet B. L. (1991). Representing Order: Crime, Law, and Justice in the News Media. Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

  16. Fallows, James. (1997). Breaking the News: How the Media Undermine American Democracy (rev. ed.). New York: Vintage Books.

  17. Ferrell, Jeff, & Sanders, Clinton R. (Eds.). (1995). Cultural Criminology. Boston: Northeastern University Press.

  18. Fiske, John. (1987). Television Culture. New York: Meuthen.

  19. Fiske, John (1996). Media Matters: Race and Gender in U.S. Politics (rev. ed.). Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

  20. Fuller, Jack. (1996). News Values: Ideas for an Information Age. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

  21. Gans, H. J. (1979). Deciding What's News: A Study of CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News, Newsweek and Time. New York: Pantheon.

  22. Garber, Marjorie B., Matlock, Jann, & Walkowitz, Rebecca L. (1993). Media Spectacles. New York: Routledge.

  23. Gerald, Edward J. (1983). News of Crime: Courts & Press in Conflict. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group.

  24. Goldfarb, Ronald L. (1998). TV or Not TV: Television, Justice, and the Courts. New York: New York University Press.

  25. Graber, Doris A. (1980). Crime News and the Public. New York: Praeger.

  26. Graber, Doris A. (1988). Processing the News: How People Tame the Information Tide. -----: Longman.

  27. Hamilton, John Maxwell, & Krimsky, George A. (1996). Hold the Press: The Inside Story on Newspapers. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press.

  28. Hariman, Robert (Ed.). (1990). Popular Trials: Rhetoric, Mass Media, and the Law. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press.

  29. Howitt, Dennis. (1998). Crime, the Media, and the Law. New York: John Wiley.

  30. Hunt, Darnell M. (1996). Screening the Los Angeles 'Riots': Race, Seeing, and Resistance. New York: Cambridge University Press.

  31. Hunt, Darnell M. (1999). O.J. Simpson Facts & Fictions: News Rituals in the Construction of Reality. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

  32. Jensen, Carl, & Project Censored. (1996). Censored: The News That Didn't Make the News [in 1995] -- And Why: The 1996 Project Censored Yearbook. New York: Seven Stories Press.

  33. Kane, Peter E. (1992). Murder, Courts, and the Press: Issues in Free Press/Fair Trial (rev. exp. ed). Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois Press.

  34. Kaniss, Phyllis. (1991). Making Local News. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

  35. Kidd-Hewitt, David, & Osborne, Richard (Eds.). (1995). Crime and the Media: The Post-Modern Spectacle. London: Pluto.

  36. Krajicek, David J. (1998). Scooped!: How the Media Have Missed the Real Story on Crime While Chasing "Crime Waves," Sleaze, and Celebrities. New York: Columbia University Press.

  37. Lee, Martina, & Solomon, Norman. (1991). Unreliable Sources: A Guide to Detecting Bias in News Media. New York: Lyle Stuart Book.

  38. Lotz, Roy E. (1991). Crime and the American Press. Westport, CT: Greenwood Pub.

  39. Malcolm, Janet. (1990). The Journalist and the Murderer. New York: Knopf.

  40. Meyers, Marian. (1996). News Coverage of Violence Against Women: Engendering Blame. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

  41. Moskowitz-Mateu, Lysa, & LaFontaine, David. (1996). Poison Pen: Tabloid Reporters Tell All Their Shocking Secrets. Los Angeles, CA: Dove.

  42. Nacos, Brigitte L. (1996). Terrorism and the Media: From the Iran Hostage Crisis to the Oklahoma City Bombing. New York: Columbia University Press.

  43. Phillips, Peter, & Project Censored. (1997). Censored 1997: The News That Didn't Make the News [in 1996] -- The [1996] Year's Top 25 Censored News Stories. New York: Seven Stories Press.

  44. Postman, Neil, & Powers, Steve. (1992). How to Watch TV News. New York: Penguin Books.

  45. Rivers, Caryl. (1996). Slick Spins and Fractured Facts: How Cultural Myths Distort the News. New York: Columbia University Press.

  46. Roschwalb, Susanne A., & Stack, Richard A. (Eds.). (1995). Litigation Public Relations: Courting Public Opinion. Littleton, CO: Fred B. Rothman & Co.

  47. Sandeen, Rod, Buchanan, Brian J., & Fliess, Maurice (Eds). (1995). "Did We Learn Anything": A Panel Discussion and Forum on How the O. J. Simpson Trial Influenced Media Practices. New York: Freedom Forum Media Studies Center.

  48. Scheingold, S. A. (1991). The Politics of Crime: Criminal Process and Cultural Obsession. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.

  49. Schlesinger, Philip, & Tumber, Howard. (1994). Reporting Crime: The Media Politics of Criminal Justice. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

  50. Schudson, Michael. (1995). The Power of News. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

  51. Schuetz, Janice & Lilley, Lin S. (1999). The O.J. Simpson Trials: Rhetoric, Media, and the Law. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University.

  52. Surette, Ray. (1997). Media, Crime, and Criminal Justice: Images and Realities (2nd ed.). Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole. [expected August 1997]

  53. Thayler, Paul. (1994). The Watchful Eye: American Justice in the Age of the Television Trial. Westport, CT: Praeger.

  54. Thayler, Paul. (1997). The Spectacle: Media and the Making of the O.J. Simpson Story. Westport, CT: Praeger. [expected August 1997]

  55. Tucher, A. (1994). Froth and Scum: Truth, Beauty, Goodness, and the Ax Murder in America's First Mass Medium. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press.

  56. Weaver, Paul H. (1994). News and the Culture of Lying. New York: Free Press.

  57. Wilson, Theo. (1996). Headline Justice: Inside the Courtroom -- The Country's Most Controversial Trials. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press.

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