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VICTIMS ? Exploring differences in Canadian local press coverage of missing / murdered Aboriginal and White women

@inproceedings{Gilchrist2010VICTIMSE,
  title={VICTIMS ? Exploring differences in Canadian local press coverage of missing / murdered Aboriginal and White women},
  author={Kristen Gilchrist},
  year={2010}
}
More than 500 Aboriginal women have gone missing or been murdered in Canada since the 1980s yet press attention to this violence is relatively minimal. This paper compares local press coverage of matched cases: three missing/murdered Aboriginal women from Saskatchewan and three missing/murdered White women from Ontario. Quantitative and qualitative content analyses indicate stark disparities in the amount and content of coverage between groups. The Aboriginal women received three and a half… 

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