Media representations of violence against women and their children: Key findings and future directions

Monday, 6th June 2016

This paper presents key findings and implications for policy-makers, researchers and practitioners from ANROWS research project Media representations of violence against women and their children

This project aimed to establish the extent and nature of reporting of violence against women by the Australian media to inform future strategies for change.

Using both quantitative (content analysis) and qualitative (critical discourse analysis) methods, the study provided a glimpse into the complexity of reporting practices.

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ANROWS Compass papers are concise papers that summarise key findings of research on violence against women and their children, including research produced under ANROWS’s research program, and provide advice on the implications for policy and practice.