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Victorian print media coverage of violence against women

27 Jun 2012
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This research identifies opportunities to strengthen reporting on violence against women to improve community understanding of the nature and causes of the issue.

The media plays a key role in the way people understand social issues such as violence against women. This research focuses on how violence against women has been represented by parts of the Victorian print media. It identifies opportunities to strengthen reporting on violence against women to improve community understanding of the nature and causes of the issue. It is intended to be a helpful resource for all media professionals, but particularly trainee journalists, their mentors and current newspaper editors.

The research is presented in three papers:

A fact sheet, highlighting the key points derived from this research.

A summary, detailing the research findings.

A technical report, which covers the methodology as well as the findings.

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2012
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