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Project Title: Crime in the News

Faculty Sponsor: Kenneth Litwin

Department: Sociology/Criminal Justice/Anthropology

Telephone: 810.762.5977

E-Mail: kjlitwin@umflint.edu

Project Description: A detailed content analysis of newspaper articles depicting crime will be conducted. Data will be collected and coded.

Student Tasks & Responsibilities: The student research assistant (RA) will read through newpaper articles for information about crime and thoroughly record it.  S/he will also work with me on coding the data for analysis.

Minimum Student Qualifications: The student RA must be PEERS certified. S/he should be familiar with SPSS and basic social science research methods.

Proposed Starting Date: 09/07/2012

Proposed Ending Date: 12/20/2013