Kōrero: Crime and the media

Sophie Elliott's family outside court

Sophie Elliott's family outside court

Sophie Elliott's parents, Lesley and Gil, and her brother Christopher, talk to the media outside the High Court in Christchurch in September 2009, during the trial of Clayton Weatherston, Sophie's ex-boyfriend, who was subsequently found guilty of her murder. The relatives of crime victims can come under intense media questioning, especially in high-profile cases.

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Otago Daily Times

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Carl Walrond, 'Crime and the media - Crime news', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/29316/sophie-elliotts-family-outside-court (accessed 20 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018