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Violence in the media conference

June 03, 2016 at 9:43 AM

Violence in the media: The stories and the science - One day conference - Sydney, Australia - 18 Jul 2016

*From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse*

When: Monday 18 July 2016, 9am - 4.45pm

Where: Parliament of New South Wales, Theatrette, Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Presented by Australian Council on Children and the Media in partnership with Children and Families Research Centre at Macquarie University.

Cost: A$195. Register now

This one-day conference focuses on:

  • Unpacking the myths and presenting the scientific facts about violence in the media
  • The role industry plays in shaping public perceptions on this topic
  • The reporting of violence in the media and how this might impact further violence at an individual and societal level
  • How media violence and reporting of violence impact on attitudes toward women and domestic violence
  • The issue of developing effective evidence-based policy in these key areas.

The conference features a range of international scholars from Australia, United States and Germany.

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