Never innocent victims: street sex workers in Canadian print media.

@article{Strega2014NeverIV,
  title={Never innocent victims: street sex workers in Canadian print media.},
  author={Susan Strega and Caitlin Janzen and Jeannie Morgan and Leslie Brown and Robina Thomas and Jeannine Carri{\'e}re},
  journal={Violence against women},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={6-25}
}
Over the past decade, street sex workers and their families garnered considerable media attention through extensive coverage of disappeared and murdered women in Western Canada. The research presented here examines whether recent media accounts differ from past coverage given that families and friends of disappeared and unaccounted for women inserted themselves into media discussions and circulated alternative readings of their stories. We found that coverage was dominated by two discourses… CONTINUE READING
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