How to write about rape culture

Unfortunately, we live in a culture of rape and violence. As journalists, we need to approach stories and discussions about these subjects with context and complexity. We need to be careful not to place blame on the victim or normalize rape. We should be intentional with our wording. Attached is an article that discusses the correct way for journalists to write about rape.

 

http://archives.cjr.org/minority_reports/the_right_way_to_write_about_r.php?page=all

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