Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law

School of Law

How Tony Blair Fed The Feral Beast of The Media And Savaged The Criminal Justice System

09 February 2010 | 5.00pm | Seminar
Beech Grove House, University of Leeds

Jon Silverman is an award-winning broadcaster/author with over thirty years of experience working with the print and broadcast media. He was the BBC’s home affairs correspondent from 1989 until 2002. He is a well-known commentator on criminal justice/legal issues for a range of BBC programmes and writes on these matters for the print media. Jon’s books include Innocence Betrayed (2002 with Prof. David Wilson) and Crack of Doom (1994). Jon’s current research interests include the influence of a changing media on senior policy-makers responsible for the criminal justice system in the UK and is writing a book entitled Crime Policy and the Media for Willan Publishing, to appear in 2010.

Location Details

Seminar Room
Beech Grove House
University of Leeds


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