Web Activities

Click on the following links before completing web activities. Please note these will open in a new window.

  1. The Militarization of Police
    • A link to an article chronicling events that occurred in Ferguson, MO . . . resulting in a military style response by local law enforcement.
    • Additional exercises:
      1. Review Militarization and Policing by Peter B. Kraska.
      2. Review War Comes Home . . . which discusses America’s excessive militarization of policing.
  2. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: The Media in Prison Films
  3. Why News Media Coverage of Prisons is Important, Difficult
    • This article analyzes the importance of providing information regarding prisons to the public.
    • Additional activities:
      1. Read the Columbia Journalism Review article . . . Inside stories.
      2. A list of the Best Crime Movies.