Missing Women, Missing News
Wednesday, 10 November 2010

Missing Women, Missing News book imageIn this episode of Making the Links Radio, we interview David Hugill, a PhD student in Human Geography at York University, about his recently released book, Missing Women, Missing News: Covering Crisis in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. In Missing Women, Missing News, David Hugill examines newspaper coverage of the arrest and trial of Robert Pickton, the man charged with murdering 26 street-level sex workers from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. He argues that the coverage offers a series of coherent explanations that hold particular individuals and practices accountable but largely omit, conceal, or erase the broader social and political context that renders those practices possible.

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