Every year we undertake a small media monitoring research project in order to investigate current trends in the reporting of violence against women.
What's the story?: An overview of findings from a week of media monitoring
Non-Physical Violence: Discussing the types of crimes covered by the media.
Whose voices are heard?: Exploring whose stories are told and who is considered a "perpetrator".
Why language matters: Looking at the ways perpetrators and victim/survivors are written about.
What's the story?: A quantitative analysis of the types of crimes covered by the media.
Language matters: An in-depth exploration of the type of language used in stories of violence against women.
Why are we still blaming the victim?: Who do stories report as believable?
Who makes the news?: a gender breakdown on the authors of these stories.
We need to talk about the navy: An in-depth analysis of the way one story was covered by various papers.
The reality of elderly perpetrators: How does the media report on crimes committed by men over 60?
Why do the papers give celebrities a pass?: When do papers treat crimes as serious?