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Studies of news-making processes and the concept of news-value contribute an understanding of the relationship between crime and the media, and most concepts of news-values that are identified by Jewkes in his book, have become prominent in today’s life in general (Dubois, 2002, p. 32). News-making processes involve the organization of news and structural determinants that shape the mediated image of reality. The process of news-making also entails the assumptions that media professionals make regarding the audience. In respect to crime news, many media professionals believe or rather assume that specialized images of criminal acts would make news and therefore inform the audience or shape their attitudes towards crime (Mac Donald, 2012, p. 32). This assumption is what sometimes leads to distortion of crime images or to the selection of stories that media professionals believe would be more attractive to the audience (Dowler, Fleming and Muzzatti, 2006, p. 843). Crime stories that are more likely to be selected for presentation on media as crime news are those that appear to be simple, dramatic, and novel (Carrabine, 2008, p. 27).