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News sense – breakout materials – speaking notes


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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