Objective: You will wear the hat as a ‘researcher’
Title: Serial Killers: Role of the media in the White/Black disparity
Tasks: You will produce a research paper
§ What is the history of serial killing in the United States? (2-pages only)
§ Discuss how the media shapes our perception about serial killing/killers (1page only)
§ Produce a case study of three prolific white serial killers and three black serial killers (brief
overview of the serial killer to include the killings, investigation and conviction, etc.)
Examine how the media (print and otherwise) report on them.
IN DOING SO,
Record and display similarities and differences in language used to describe white and black
serial killers in a table (3 pages)
§ Produce a reference sheet APA (7th) (1 page). Use this source to help you
§ In examining the similarities and differences, do you agree or disagree with the statement
that African American serial killers are over-represented yet under discussed. Explain why
you take the position you do.
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