Uncovering Rape Culture

  title={Uncovering Rape Culture},
  author={Deepa Fadnis},
  journal={Journalism Studies},
  pages={1750 - 1766}
  • Deepa Fadnis
  • Published 24 March 2017
  • Political Science
  • Journalism Studies
This study examines the news content and experiences of male and female Indian journalists to explore and understand the influence of patriarchal socialization on newsgathering and reporting processes in coverage of the Delhi gang rape case of 2012. Findings suggest that many male and female journalists acknowledge the existence of sexist norms that govern rape-related reporting in India. Female journalists are more actively trying to change the ways that rape and sexual assault were covered… 

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