After reading The Martha Stewart Case, review the media attention related to this case.
Write a 1-2 page paper evaluating how the Martha Stewart case broke the “norm” by publicizing a female defendant of an economic crime. In this paper address the following:
- Identify 3 – 4 factors that made this case newsworthy.
- Explain the impact of gender in terms of news reporting.
- Explain whether you think gender emphasis is a legitimate factor in the media’s reporting of crimes? Why or why not?