Story: Crime and the media

Raymond Ratima

Raymond Ratima

Raymond Ratima killed seven people in Masterton in 1992. Mass murders (in which four or more people are killed in one incident) receive much more media attention than other more common types of homicide. 

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Carl Walrond, 'Crime and the media - Newspapers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 May 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018