This article, which appeared in a local evening newspaper, is an example of the common way in which the media (especially violent and sexually explicit media) are discussed, judged and evaluated. A ‘dangerous woman’ who, as the article goes on to establish, was ‘mentally unstable’ was corrupted by a sexually explicit and violent video. Psychiatrist Dr John Stone, of Knowle Hospital, Wickham, said the woman suffered from psychotic depression and that, on the night of the attack, alcohol had been a factor causing her to stab the sailor.
KeywordsAntisocial Behaviour Discursive Practice Audience Research Media Text Effect Research
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