09 january 2017, 22:51
Some of the coverage of crime news in the media
Kostromicheva M. V. candidate of philological Sciences, associate Professor of Russian language Department of FSBEI HPE Orel state University Orel
Published Language. Right. Society collection of articles of III international. scientific.-pract. Conf. Penza may 13-14, 2015 under the editorship of candidate of philological Sciences.N. Barabash O. V. D. doctor of philological Sciences.N. Assoc. Dubrovskaya T. V. candidate of pedagogical Sciences.N. Assoc. N.. Pavlova. - Penza: Izd-vo PGU 2015. - S. 284-286.
Crime news have become commonplace in modern media. The quality of lighting such news leaves much to be desired. One of the reasons for the low quality of contemporary crime journalism is sloppy to say the dismissive attitude to the legal concepts relevant to the lighted act. In most cases, such negligence not entail any consequences for the mass media author however, there are also cases, see for example 1 2 when free treatment with the vocabulary not only having a common meaning but are used in the designation of legally significant concepts could lead to adverse legal consequences for the journalists themselves. Trial possible even in the case of submission of completely absurd claims. I remember considered by the authors as a specialist-linguist case when N citizen filed a lawsuit on protection of honor dignity and business reputation to the local newspaper challenging the statement N has been previously punished for lying to the court. The absurdity of the situation lay in the fact that N at the time of publication was recognized as an enforceable court decision the distribution of the discrediting information in the article 152 of the Civil code, that is, the information wasn't about N but he insisted that the word punished is only applicable to criminal offences since the concept of the punishment provided in the criminal code in section III. And only after clarification of the specialist about the common meanings of words, the punishment used to punish the newspaper N was denied in the claim.
Often when covering crime news information is incomplete which creates a distorted view of the event. For example, in July 2014 gr. Zaitsev stole the flags of Victory the Russian Federation and the Orel region of Glory Memorial in the village of Verkhovye. Despite the fact that the defendant admitted his guilt though they could not explain the reasons for his action he was sentenced to one year of imprisonment with serving in a corrective colony of a strict mode. When covering news on the information portal of the media company, the Origins of the author there was a mistake in the determination of the sentence quote In July of last year he stole is located at
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