Jane Gilmore: Fixed It (Violence and the representation of women in the media)
Jane Gilmore, founding editor of The King’s Tribune and freelance journalist, undercuts the myths that we’re subconsciously sold about violence against women with 'Fixed it: Violence and the representation of women in the media'.
Join us for an in-conversation with award-winning freelance journalist, Margaret Simons.
Finally, we are starting to talk about this epidemic of gendered violence, but too often we are doing so in a way that can be clumsy and harmful. Victim blaming, passive voice and over-identification with abusers continue to be hallmarks of reporting on this issue. And, with newsrooms drastically cutting staff and resources, and new business models driven by rapid churn and the 24 hour news cycle journalists and editors often don't have the time or resources bring new ways of thinking into their newsrooms.
Fixed It demonstrates the myths that we’re subconsciously sold about violence against women, and undercuts them in a clear and compelling way. This is a bold, powerful look at the stories we are told – and the stories we tell ourselves – about gender and power, and a call to action for all of us to think harder and do better.
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