Amateur Video Combining with Social Media to Hold Police to Account

How many times have you stopped and shot video lately? The process of pulling out our phones, tapping that camera icon and snapping or shooting what’s in front of us is now a prominent part of our lives. We know what we capture inspires, celebrates, entertains and informs — but what else can do it be used for?

Dr Justin Ellis from the Sydney Institute of Criminology has researched the role amateur video plays in holding police to account. He discussed his research with Jess on the Weekend Breakfast show.


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You can also read Dr Ellis’ thesis here.



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