What is this Course About? Lets Look at One Case Study…
Case Study Late 2007, renown pop star X sent pink Apple Powerbook laptop (nicknamed Cotton Candy Mac) to computer shop in Central for repair Computer technician Y accidentally discovered graphic sexual photographs and videos of pop star X with more than a dozen female celebrities. Technician Y downloaded them onto his own computer The rest was history…
What is the Case Known As? Edison Chan “Nude Photo Scandal” Or “Sexy Photos Gate”
Facts: Edison Chan, a popular canto-pop star Gillian Chan, among other starlets including Cecilia Cheung were pictured in the photos Hundreds of photos were circulated over the internet
Sexy Photos Gate How many days did “Sexy Photos Gate” appear as front page headline on HK papers?
Warning You may be disturbed by the following lecture containing scenes of sexual nature. You may choose to close your eyes or leave this room for a while.
How Does the Media Shape Our Ideas of Crime? Who is the victim? Who is the criminal?
How Does the Media Shape Our Idea of Crime Control? What should be done? Who should be punished?
Why is Crime Presented in a Particular Way? Who is the winner? Who is the loser?
How Does the Media Influence Our Conception of Crime and Crime Control? Shaving the Eye Brows of Police Headline: A Slap in the Face of the Police When photos continued to surface on the internet after Police announced they tracked down source of the photos… Lusty photos spread across globe Hong Kong police helpless Bedroom Photos seen around the globe Police helpless
In What Ways Does the Media Shape Our Ideas and Reponses to Crime?