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January 2007

Youth Social Marketing Toolkit

This toolkit provides an overview of how agencies with limited financial resources can develop a social marketing campaign that reaches youth and young adults.
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  • General Material
November 2006

Where to Find Free Images and Visuals: Sites and search engines for finding high-quality free pictures

Author(s): Robin Good
This article lists free online image banks for use when searching for quality images and photos to complement an important article, essay, presentation, or report.
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  • General Material
October 2006

Tough Guise: Violence, Media & the Crisis in Masculinity

Author(s): Jackson Katz
This 7 minute clip from the full-length educational film, "Tough Guise," introduces the impact of media culture on social constructions of masculinity.
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  • General Material
January 2004

Effective Outreach Through the Media

This is a guide for those working in agencies that serve victims of sexual assault on how to effectively utilize the media.
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January 2003

Distracted by Drama: How California Newspapers Portray Intimate Partner Violence

Author(s): John McManus, Lori Dorfman
The publication describes the results of a study analyzing how violence is reported in two nationally prominent CA newspapers during the course of a year. Findings of the study are described in detail to reveal how contemporary reporting portrays IPV.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
March 2002

General Domestic Violence Statistics Packet: Using Statistics and Evaluating Research

Offers key issues on selecting statistics and questions to ask when reviewing a dataset or research study. Includes an annotated list of various statistics, a chart comparing four national datasets, a bibliography and extensive web site resource list.
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March 2001

Survivors of intimate violence seek help online: Implications of responding to increasing requests

Author(s): Ann Kranz
This paper focuses on the nature of help-seeking emails and recommends that a strategic plan be developed to address safety, confidentiality and liability concerns of online advocacy. It explores some of the implications around responding to requests from survivors online.
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  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
January 1999

Media Outreach Made Easy: An Advocate's Guide to Working With the Press

Author(s): Vicki Cuscino, Pam Shea
This document provides basic information on the many ways to use the media to disseminate messages about domestic violence to the American public. A set of sample media materials is included.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material

Instigate! An Online Toolkit for Community Mobilization

Provides tips, tools and exercises to guide the development of a Community Action Team in your neighborhood, city, faith-based group, school or place of employment. Designed primarily for use by domestic violence and public health organizations.
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AOL/NCSA Online Safety Study

This report details the results of a study of 354 adult internet users, to measure their understanding and awareness of online security issues and examine their firewall settings, anti-virus software, potential virus infections, parental control software, and spyware.
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Media Guide: Choking versus Strangulation

This guide aims to help reporters, copywriters, headline writers, and editors understand the distinction between choking – an accidental internal obstruction of the airway, and strangulation – a tactic of control and abuse.
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Facts About Intimate Partner Strangulation

This brief fact sheet includes basic information prepared by the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women, a state that pioneered the prosecution of felony strangulation cases.