Jon Silverman

Jon Silverman is a former award-winning BBC Home Affairs Correspondent (1989-2002), who joined the University of Bedfordshire in 2007. His research interests are media and crime/justice policy, international war crimes tribunals and post-conflict justice/reconciliation in West Africa (Sierra Leone and Liberia).

Making sense of crime

Making Sense of Crime brings together experts in the causes of crime and measures to reduce it, who share insights from reliable research evidence. This evidence reveals how misleading the political debate on crime is. The guide reviews how the media influences what politicians and...