For this discussion, select a current criminal justice or crime-related topic in your professional area of interest (Probation Officer that has been the focus of news articles. Then respond to the following in your main post:
- Propose a content analysis strategy for this topic using newspaper articles or editorials as your units of analysis.
- Draft a problem statement for your selected topic.
- Identify your key independent and dependent variables.
- Define the population selection of the units of analysis, a sampling plan, and coding procedures for your key variables. You may use an article on this topic as the basis for developing your coding procedures test.