About the Author
STEVEN CHERMAK is Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Indiana University. He is the author of Victims in the News: Crime and the American News Media (1995) and Searching for a Demon: The Media's Construction of the Militia Movement (2002).
FRANKIE Y. BAILEY is Associate Professor in the School of Criminal Justice, State University of New York, Albany. She is the author of Out of the Woodpile: Black Characters in Crime and Detective Fiction (Greenwood, 1991) and co-author of Law Never Here: A Social History of African American Responses to Crime and Justice (Praeger, 1999).
MICHELLE BROWN is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Ohio University.