Saturday, February 22, 2020
media false rape cases

The Spectre Of False Rape Cases And How The Media Perpetuates It

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The media contributes to society’s view of women as attention-hungry liars or extortionists when it insinuates GBV cases as false rape cases.
Can The Media Stop Centering Queer Women's Stories Only Around Tragedy?

Can The Media Stop Centering Queer Women’s Stories Only Around Tragedy?

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What lies behind this coverage of two hapless queer women, remembered only in their death and agony, is the history of how the news media has looked at queer women mainly through a lens of tragedy.
The Media Needs To Stop Sympathising With Rapists | #GBVinMedia

The Media Needs To Stop Sympathising With Rapists | #GBVinMedia

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In its reportage of gender-based violence, the media often contributes to a rape culture where perpetrators get away with impunity.
The Tejpal Tapes Debate By Times Now Is A Disgrace To Journalism

The Tejpal Tapes Debate By Times Now Is A Disgrace To Journalism

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In their quest to keep up with the sensationalism trend that media houses worldwide are following, Times Now, on May 28th, played CCTV tapes that are crucial evidence in an ongoing trial in a case of sexual assault.
The Rise of Fake News And What It Means Today

The Rise of Fake News And What It Means Today

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Can one say that once the elections are over, we will have to spend less time trying to distinguish between real and fake news?
What's All The Fuss About Representation In Media?

What’s All The Fuss About Responsible Representation In Media?

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More often than not, the norms, stereotypes, and attitudes we embrace daily are learned from the media we are exposed to.
How Not To Report About Suicide

How Not To Report About Suicide

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A person who commits suicide is not a 'loser'.
Inside The Toxic Media Culture Of A Casteist-Islamophobic Local Daily

Inside The Toxic Media Culture Of A Casteist And Islamophobic Local Daily

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I was curious about the framework of this media house where the reporters were limited to the served 'truth' they were being fed by social media.
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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’.
The Farrago Of Biased And Fake News: Media's Role Before Lok Sabha Elections

The Farrago Of Biased And Fake News: Media’s Role Before Lok Sabha Elections

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The situation is so bad that foreign news channels like the BBC has planned to provide a special coverage relevant to India, putting forward their solutions to the fake news crisis.

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Dear Media, Use These New Stock Images To Depict Rape Instead! | #GBVinMedia

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FII ran a crowdsourced art campaign to create new stock images for the media to use when covering incidents of gender-based violence.
Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

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The Canadian psychologist, Jordan Peterson kicked up a storm with his seemingly compelling arguments against feminism, political correctness, and more.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.