Monday, 10 October 2016

A2 Crime & Deviance - Media - Crime Porn



Comedienne Doon Mackichan spoke out about the issue of 'crime porn' in the media, citing 'The Fall' in particular as an example of gratuitous use of violence against women as a titillating and shock device for viewer gratification:



This follows a recent article in the Radio Times by Alison Graham on the use of violence against women in media drama:


You can listen to Doon's radio programme 'Body Count Rising' on this issue here:



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