Constructing Content and Meaning on Policing


Chermak and Weiss studied police-media relationships. Explain what they did in their study, and what they found.
In Mawby’s article, he discusses how to make the police-media relationship more beneficial to citizens and democracy. Explain what Mawby proposes.
Explain why Ferguson is important to the future of media-police relationships in the United States.
Summarize, explain, and critique the Buckler analysis of media coverage of Ferguson and Michael Brown/Darren Wilson.