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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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  • 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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  • General Material

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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  • General Material

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.
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  • General Material

Child Sex Trafficking on the Internet and the Communications Decency Act

This issue brief provides information on the Communications Decency Act (CDA) - its immunity provisions, exceptions, and historical legal challenges - and the Tech Communitys self-regulation. Includes recommendations including the open request for the tech community collaboration to combat the issue of child exploitation and trafficking on the Internet.