Saturday, January 25, 2020
Bindumadhav Khire

Interview With Bindumadhav Khire On Media’s Coverage Of LGBTQ+ Issues | #GBVInMedia

Pune-based queer activist Bindumadhav Khire talks about the media reportage of sexual violence in the LGBTQ+ community.
The Bhaya (Fear) That Makes Her Nirbhaya

The ‘Bhaya (Fear)’ That Makes Her Nirbhaya

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India has many known and unknown women who have succumbed to bhaya and the birth of every Nirbhaya makes bhaya stronger and mightier.
How Do Newspapers Report Rape Cases In India? | #GBVinMedia

How Do Newspapers Report Rape Cases In India? | #GBVinMedia

Every day, there occurs an undetermined number of incidents of rape and sexual violence across India. But only a small proportion of these are reported to the police, and of these, not every incident makes it into the newspapers.
How Could The Media Have Done Better In Covering The Hyderabad Rape-Murder? | #GBVinMedia

How Could The Media Have Done Better In Covering The Hyderabad Rape-Murder? | #GBVinMedia

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The sensationalism that this case has garnered, which has been fuelled by the media, does not push for this self-critical public conversation that our country needs.
minimise trauma of sexual violence

How Does The Media Minimise The Trauma Of Sexual Violence? | #GBVinMedia

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The media often refuses to term gender-based violence what it is. By using allusions and euphemisms rather than its correct terminology, it runs the risk of reducing the gravity of the crime, and negating survivors’ experiences of the trauma it can cause.
Interview Surviors of GBV

How To Sensitively Interview Survivors Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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When the media professionals interview survivors of gender-based violence, they must keep in mind that they are asking survivors or their families to recount an extremely traumatic experience.
Rachana Mudraboyina

Rachana Mudraboyina On TransVision And Trans Representation In Media

Rachana Mudraboyina, creator of TransVision, India’s first YouTube channel for transgender issues, is fighting to tell the stories that others do not want to.
news framing

Does News Framing Change How We Understand Rape? | #GBVinMedia

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The news framing of an incident of rape can heavily influence how it is understood by society – as a public problem instead of a ‘woman’s mistake’.
Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.
Rape And The Problem With Reported Speech | #GBVinMedia

Rape And The Problem With Reported Speech | #GBVinMedia

Given the above, it looks like most rape reports in the news media present an incomplete picture. The public perception of rape, however, depends heavily on how it is reported.

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10 Women Journalists Who Made Their Voices Heard In 2019

10 Women Journalists Who Made Their Voices Heard In 2019

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Here’s a list of 10 women journalists who have carved a major space in the journalism world in 2019 and made their voices heard.
VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

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Seema Ramchandani, Pratichee Mohapatra, Neha Bhasin, and Anushka Manchanda formed VIVA after winning the contest launched by Channel V.
Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.