The National Domestic Violence Hotline (The Hotline) compiled this media guide to accompany the bi-annual national and state reports that it distributes for The Hotline and loveisrespect. This media guide serves the following purposes:
- Serve as a starting point to help the recipients of the national and state reports develop ideas for using data from reports to raise awareness of domestic violence and dating abuse in the community.
- Provide sample media pitches and social media messages that recipients of data from The Hotline and loveisrespect can use to engage members of the media and social media influencers.
- Offer tips on how to interact with members of the media.
This project was supported by Grant No. 2014-CY-AX-K001, awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.