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News sense – breakout materials – speaking notes

Summary

These breakout materials support the 'News sense' topic for teaching about reporting against violence in university settings. The materials ask students to reflect on journalism’s role in portraying family violence as a 'private matter' – and how journalism has more recently taken up the mantle to report on this issue.

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A near empty newsroom with messy desks, a few people working, a television set in the background