In the Media

Wanted posters for the TV generation

PUBLISHED June 22, 2004

Crimewatch UK is celebrating its 20th anniversary by revisiting its very first - as yet unsolved - case. The success of the programme is undoubted - it has helped convict 53 murderers. But what is it about television, above both older and newer forms of media, that makes it such a useful tool in crimefighting?