Our attitudes and behaviours are shaped by what others in society do. So there’s a real danger that vaccine hesitancy, when reported widely in the media, could catch on to more people.
When rape allegations are in the news, it can be a traumatic experience for survivors of past sexual violence. But there are ways to shield yourself from further trauma.
Media reporting often unfairly stigmatises people with mental illness and promotes the stereotype that mental illness causes violent behaviour. New guidelines offer tips for more responsible reporting.
A campaign against rape, domestic violence and child abuse in Lagos state.
In our media analysis, we found that rapists were mainly people the victims knew.
It can be difficult to work out whether you should believe a study’s reported findings.
Wondering if that latest study finding is too good to be true, or whether it’s as bad as we’re told? Here are five questions to ask to help you assess the evidence.
The media suggests we’re in the midst of a horror flu season, but there are nuances to consider.
The headlines paint a picture of a frightening flu season. While this season set in earlier than usual, it’s not necessarily more severe than previous years.