• Political Science
  • Published 2009

"To violence against women Australia says 'no'": The print media representation of the female victim in the nurse rape scandal

@inproceedings{Sullivan2009ToVA,
  title={"To violence against women Australia says 'no'": The print media representation of the female victim in the nurse rape scandal},
  author={Alina Sullivan},
  year={2009}
}
The portrayal of gender in the media represents the indispensable social categories of media texts that are often seen as shaping the content of news stories. The constructed images of women in the media by and large reflect the traditional gender roles. When women are linked with violence, the “durable news commodity” that is a violent story, combined with the stereotypical female representation, determine the type of coverage a particular story will receive and the ways in which that story… CONTINUE READING