The media are the most powerful entity on earth; they have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent - that's power - because they control the minds of the weak-minded masses.
Sociology of justice and criminology: If you're poor and get caught with drugs it's 'a crime.' ("I'm doing 8 months for possession.") If you're right and get caught with drugs, it's 'a scandal.' ("I'm going to rehab.