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Sunday, June 9 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Victim-Blaming in the Media, What it is & What You Can Do About It

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Tara Murtha, Senior Writer for Philly Weekly, will discuss victim-blaming and how it is institutionalized in media coverage of sexual violence. The workshop will cite terminology and angles that perpetuate victim-blaming in discussions of legal cases, policy, popular culture; review the history of sex crimes in American press; and point to specific egregious examples in current media, as well as ways to intervene and prevent the phenomenon.


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Tara Murtha

Tara Murtha is a Senior Writer at the Philadelphia Weekly.


Sunday June 9, 2013 1:15pm - 2:15pm
A.I.R. Space 4007 Chestnut St Philadelphia, PA 19104