Armchair Jurors

Larke-Walsh, George S. (2017) Armchair Jurors. Mediacommons.org.

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Abstract

In Making a Murderer the infamous discovery of the Toyota car key in Steven Avery’s bedroom is presented in a way that directly accuses the Manitowoc police of planting evidence. This particular display of criminal injustice has influenced a variety of internet memes that poke fun at the scenario. The fact that Murderer has inspired internet humor does not diminish the concurrent petitions for a retrial and investigations into police corruption...

Item Type: Other
Subjects: Media > Media and Cultural Studies
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries > School of Media and Communications
Depositing User: George Larke-Walsh
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2021 15:11
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2021 15:11
URI: http://sure.sunderland.ac.uk/id/eprint/13001

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