Framing Domestic Violence Fatalities: Coverage by Utah Newspapers

  title={Framing Domestic Violence Fatalities: Coverage by Utah Newspapers},
  author={Cathy Ferrand Bullock},
  journal={Women's Studies in Communication},
  pages={34 - 63}
  • C. Bullock
  • Published 2007
  • Political Science
  • Women's Studies in Communication
This study explores the framing of one year's worth of domestic violence fatality coverage by newspapers in Utah, which are embedded within a strong patriarchal culture. Deductive and inductive framing analyses were used to identify the primary content-related frames and determine whether coverage included views that challenged patriarchy. Most coverage portrayed domestic violence fatalities in ways that supported patriarchal institutions. However, a small group of articles acknowledged… Expand
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