Title

Trinidad and Tobago: The Showman

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-7-2015

Abstract

Popular anxiety about rising crime has buoyed the TV show “Crime Watch” in Trinidad and Tobago, in which charismatic host Ian Alleyne broadcasts crime footage, interviews accused killers, and encourages anonymous callers to report crimes. Prof. Zoellner interviews Alleyne while delving into the reasons for the show's--and host's--popularity.

Comments

This article was originally published in The American Scholar, in September 2015.

Copyright

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