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A content and thematic analysis of Reddit discussions about When They See Us
As the number of wrongful conviction media productions increases, an understanding of their impact on viewers is prudent. In this thesis, I investigated the effect of watching When They See Us – a dramatized miniseries ...
Individuals’ empathic responses to exonerees’ emotional and physical suffering
In exploring avenues to combat the stigma exonerees experience, a study was conducted to examine whether exposure to an exoneree’s suffering increases empathy and helping, and whether different empathic responses (e.g., ...
#RodneyReed: a content and thematic analysis of a trending innocence campaign
Having spent 23 years (and counting) on death row for a murder conviction which is believed to be wrongful, Rodney Reed’s innocence campaign was shared on social media by celebrities, news organizations, and the public ...