Violence Against Women - A Media Intervention

Grant number: LP150100321 | Funding period: 2016 - 2018

Completed

Abstract

This project aims to by explore the link between the internal operations of news media organisations, news media outputs and their impact on community attitudes to violence against women. Current literature indicates that the paucity and tone of news reporting of violence against women perpetuates harmful attitudes towards women. International and Australian research has consistently identified community attitudes as a key causal factor in violence against women. However, there is a lack of research into the impact of newsroom operations, including gender politics, on news media outputs, and the impact of those outputs on community attitudes. The proposed research and intervention project se..

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