Nostalgia

  • Definition –
  • April’s Family – Nostalgic about her
  • The public – Nostalgic about other cases
  • Mark Bridger – Nostalgic about his own family?

Power of the media

  • Judging. Exaggeration
  • Scare mongering
  • Over 500 missing children this year, why April?
  • Can be positive – has helped returned missing people home

Shock and Awe

  • Military – overwhelming power
  • Spectacular force – village/national reaction
  • Rapid Spread – news travels fast
  • Battle field awareness – story, warning to parents
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