Media and police – Essay Help
1. How do panopticism and synopticism shape your daily experiences and behavior? Are there any ways to resist these forces?
2.How did COPS respond to the reality and the fear of crime in the late 1980s when the show first broadcast?
3.What is your reaction to the comments by the show’s producer that he had no conflict because he hadn’t seen police brutality as an issue and that he didn’t over intellectualize it?
4. What is your perspective on the the problem with the Gwinnett County drug arrest?
5.What did you notice in the updated statistics about interactions between police and people in trans communities?
6.How do both social media and professional public relations specialists shape US policing?
7.How have community members made use of media to try to draw awareness to forms of police violence that largely do not directly affect wealthy straight white communities (except in terms of having to pay taxes toward the huge settlements that sometimes go to families of those killed by police)?