The Media - Shaping Perceptions, Politics and Punishment

The Media - Shaping Perceptions, Politics and Punishment

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 18:30

Howard League Scotland, in conjunction with the Centre for the Study of Law, Crime and Justice invite you to a considered discussion of the media's role in shaping political and public perceptions of punishment in Scotland.

Our key note address will be given by Professor Yvonne Jewkes: As Punishment or For Punishment? The Role of the Media in Driving Current Policy on Prison Design

This will be followed by two respondents who have been highly acclaimed in their respective fields of media, politics and penal reform:

Henry McLeish: The media, politics and penal reform in Scotland
Stephen Naysmith: Reporting on crime and punishment in Scotland

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