International Women's Day, 2014: need for sensitivity in media coverage of rape

"Critiques of media coverage of sexual violence in general and rape in particular tend to focus primarily on sins of commission. While some of these—such as sensationalism and prurience—are professionally indefensible, others are more complicated: the amount and type of detail to be included in news reports,

"Critiques of media coverage of sexual violence in general and rape in particular tend to focus primarily on sins of commission. While some of these—such as sensationalism and prurience—are professionally indefensible, others are more complicated: the amount and type of detail to be included in news reports, for example", writes Ammu Joseph in an essay on International Women's Day(Live Mint,March 8, 2014) Sameera Khan explains what is wrong with media coverage , on Satyamev Jayate online.