ERIC Number: EJ388443
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Covering the Homeless: The Joyce Brown Story.
Campbell, Richard; Reeves, Jimmie L.
Critical Studies in Mass Communication, v6 n1 p21-42 Mar 1989
Interprets four news stories about Joyce Brown, a homeless women who, against her will, was institutionalized by the city of New York. Examines how television news marks boundaries between the marginal and the mainstream, between a major socioeconomic problem demanding collective engagement and a personal problem requiring private remedy. (MS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)