The Myths About Violence Against Women In The Media | Jane Gilmore

Jane Gilmore

TEDxSydney 2017 · 16 June 2017

After seeing the descriptions in headlines and articles about violence against women committed by men, journalist Jane Gilmore set out to fix it … by fixing the language itself. In this talk she corrects the myths about violence against women and puts a case for why there need to be cultural change in the media.

Jane Gilmore is a freelance journalist, with a strong focus on data journalism and violence against women. She was the founding editor of The King’s Tribune, and now writes regularly for the Sydney Morning Herald. She has been published by The Guardian, Meanjin, The Age, SBS, The Saturday Paper, ABC, and Junkee, among many others.

Jane is writing a book, expected to be published next year, on the FixedIt concept. She is also completing a Master of Journalism at the University of Melbourne.

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