The tabloidization of contemporary Victorian media

It is ironic that the cruellest murder of this case created the greatest silence and despite the frenzied efforts of the Fleet Street, several...

Use of words and expressions

Doing a search in the Casebook.org Press Report Archive on the word ‘portion’ gives more than 400 results; on contrary, having done a similar...

Letters to the editor

Roots and causes of the murders suggested by readers After the murder of Chapman the readers started to send their letters to the press about...

Mary Kelly – The fifth murder

After a long silence in his operations, the murderer stroke again on the 9th of November, 1888. Differing from his earlier method, he found...

The Double Event – The third and the fourth murders

The first event on the night of September the 30th was the death of Elizabeth Stride. Her throat was cut but there were no...

Annie Chapman – The second murder

On the 8th of September Annie Chapman was found dead in a back yard in Whitechapel. She died of a throat cut and her...

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