two assignments 250 words each

Assignment 1

http://www.greggbarak.com/whats_new_6.html

Read the following information.

Barak (2012) – Media and Crime – http://www.greggbarak.com/whats_new_6.html

Robbers (2005) – Media and CJ Perceptions.pdf

Examine the crime reporting in one local or national newspaper (you may use internet versions of these newspapers) and consider the visual representation of offenders, victims, and criminal justice practitioners. How are these individuals visual portrayed? Does this have any impact on how you receive the news story? Did it make a difference whether you chose a print or online version of the news? Provide links or detailed descriptions of the images you are referring to.

Assignment 2

Review the following websites:

http://www.restorativejustice.org (Links to an external site.)

https://www.d.umn.edu/~jmaahs/Correctional%20Assessment/rj%20brief.pdf (Links to an external site.)

http://www.sfu.ca/crj (Links to an external site.)

Using the restorative justice approach, what would you require as a sentence for a 17-year-old offender who forcefully broke a window to get into a house and stole property valued at $1,000 when the occupants were at work?