Media Coverage of Violence against Women in Serbia - Qualitative Analysis
Sep 2, 2013
"Media Coverage of Violence against Women in Serbia - Qualitative Analysis“ is the first comprehensive discourse analysis of the thematic articles related to this issue in Serbia which provides insights on the mechanisms of construction of the phenomenon of Violence against Women (VaW) in public.The publication offers a critical reflection on the articles published in the period 2010-2012 in print media, and points out to good and bed examples of media reports on VaW.
The analysis showed that editors and journalists should be trained in the direction of knowing and understanding the key characteristics of violence against women. The analysis of media presentations of VaW resulted in recommendations as to what in the media reports on this subject should be changed, what are means against ignorance and lack of knowledge and what are the ways of denouncing the usual cover-up for the absence of civic and professional response.