09/30/2011 11:12 am ET | Updated Nov 30, 2011

Amanda Knox and the Media

In a few days, Amanda Knox will either be set free or ordered to remain in jail, from where she will most certainly file another, final appeal against her murder conviction. Whatever the Italian appellate judge and jury decide to do with her and her onetime boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, one thing will remain unchanged: people living in three different countries already have reached very different verdicts on her, and the reason for that has less to do with what really happened on the night of Nov. 1, 2007, when Meredith Kercher was murdered in Perugia, and everything to do with the media.

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