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Title: Savage Portrayals
Subtitle: Race, Media, & the Central Park Jogger Story
Program: New Books in African American Studies
Channel: New Books Network
Date: October 21, 2016
Duration: 66:07 min.
Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century, 21st Century | American History: U.S. History | Cases: Offenders / Matias Reyes; Cases: Others / Central Park Jogger Case; Cases: Victims / Trisha Meili; Prosecution: False Confessions, Wrong Convictions; Representations: Press; Types: Interracial Rape
Link: New Books Network (Free Access)
Book: Byfield, Natalie. Savage Portrayals: Race, Media, & the Central Park Jogger Story. Philadelphia 2014. – Bibliographica Entry: Info
»Savage Portrayals: Race, Media, and the Central Park Jogger Story (Temple University Press, 2014) offers a timely reminder of how racial bias and prejudice continue to shape political perspectives and dominant media narratives. Drawing on her unique experience as a journalist covering the case, Natalie Byfield explores the media response to and framing of the Central Park Jogger case which gained national attention during the late 1980s.