The Murder Business

The Murder Business

How the Media Turns Crime Into Entertainment and Subverts Justice

Book - 2009
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Crime stories fascinate the public. But between factual news stories, overblown "human interest" reports and salacious murder mystery expos#65533;s, it's difficult to tell where news ends and entertainment begins. Mark Fuhrman, best-selling author of Murder in Brentwood , explores this fine line and how it is increasingly being crossed, revealing new and shocking details on such highprofile cases as JonBenet Ramsey, Martha Moxley and Chandra Levy. In The Murder Business , Fuhrman argues that the media's approach to covering crime ("if it bleeds, it leads") has allowed many criminals to get away with murder and impeded the search for justice. The Murder Business presents a compelling plea for journalists, cops, and citizens to demand higher ethical standards in the pursuit of justice.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Regnery Pub., Inc., 2009
ISBN: 9781596985841
Branch Call Number: 364.152 F955mb
Characteristics: 194p. : ill


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Jun 19, 2015

The author at his finest: “
“Racist Former Cop Mark Fuhrman Calls Racial Profiling An ‘Ignorant’ Myth” from . . . . . and . . . . “Fox’s Mark Fuhrman Blames Obama Admin For Police Shootings In Ferguson” from . . . . and . . . .”Fox’s Mark Fuhrman: ‘Of Course’ Baltimore Blacks Will Riot If Cops Not Convicted Over Freddie Gray Death” from

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