Media Committee

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Goal: FVTFs should assign a subcommittee to monitor and engage with local media regarding family violence cases.

Objectives:

  1. Subcommittee members should review and discuss the Domestic Violence & the Media resource supplement.
  2. FVTFs should respond directly to the media member responsible for writing or reporting on a family violence media piece by phone or email to offer informed feedback (this includes positive feedback, as well as areas for improvement).
  3. FVTFs should establish relationships with media members who report on family violence, and share information about media dynamics and family violence.

Goal: FVTFs should take an active role in supporting the media in changing perceptions the public has about family violence.

Objectives:

  1. FVTF members should submit letters to the editor in order to educate the public about domestic violence.  Examples topics for letters to the editor are listed below:

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