The press on trial : crimes and trials as media events

@inproceedings{Chiasson1997ThePO,
  title={The press on trial : crimes and trials as media events},
  author={Lloyd Ernest Chiasson},
  year={1997}
}
Preface: The Opening Statement The Case of John Peter Zenger (1735) "A monkey...about 4 foot high" by Gene Wiggins The Case of the Boston Massacre (1770) "A melancholy demonstration" by Carol Sue Humphrey The Case of John Brown (1859) "John Brown still lives!" by Bernell Tripp The Case of the Haymarket Riot (1886) "This is the happiest moment of my life!" by Kittrell Rushing The Case of Lizzie Borden (1893) "Elizabeth Borden took an ax" by Donald Avery The Case of Harry K. Thaw (1907) "You have… CONTINUE READING