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James Bulger – a matter of public interest?

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The British press continues to be fascinated by the 1993 murder of two year old James Bulger by two ten year old children. This article attempts to clarify the issues the case brought up and to examine why it has such resonance with the general public. The article does this by asking six framing questions that it then seeks to answer.

Affiliations: 1: a)Associate Dean, School of Health, Community and Education, Northumbria University, Coach Lane Campus, Newcastle NE7 7XB, UK; 2: b)Professor of Criminal Justice Studies, School of Social Sciences, Leeds Metropolitan University, Broadcasting House, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 9EN, UK, Email t.thomas@leedsmet.ac.uk

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