Regular readers of this blog will well know the problem I have with how The Townsville Bulletin portrays the youth crime issue and, in the process, young people generally.
But today they are running an excellent piece by Glenn Dawes, Assoc. Prof., Sociology and Criminology at JCU – I recommend it.
Congratulations to the Bulletin for publishing a balanced perspective on the issue. The big question now is whether they actually absorb any of the article and adopt a similarly balanced approach to their reporting of youth crime on the front pages in the future.