Everyday Victim Blaming

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Sue Cook vs Nick Ross: The Tale of Two Crimewatch Presenters

We recently published an article about extremely problematic statements by Sue Cook: Sue Cook, Formerly of Crimewatch, says old, rich, famous men shouldn’t be accountable for child sexual abuse.  in 2013, we published numerous articles about Nick Ross, also of Crimewatch, who suggested that rape wasn’t really rape in certain situations: My Response to Nick Ross – more »

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My Response to Nick Ross – How could I have prevented my rape?

This programme was broadcast on BBC Radio 5 Live on Sunday 26th May.  It will be available for a further 4 days. The programme hosts an interview with Nick Ross, followed by callers who discuss his article in the MoS and his claims about rape. Listen from 2:08.15 for Emily’s experience – courageously challenging the more »

Nick Ross and the rape apologist’s style guide

This blog was originally posted here.  We have reproduced with permission from the author, Glosswitch. Nick Ross and the rape apologist’s style guide Say what you like about old-school misogynists, they’re no slackers when it comes to getting a style guide in place. No one knows where they keep it – perhaps in a cave somewhere, more »

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Nick Ross – If it looks like a duck & quacks like a duck…

This post was first published here.  We have reproduced it with permision from the author. If it looks like a duck and it quacks like a duck Another Sunday morning, another article blaming women for men raping them in the Daily Mail. This time it’s Nick Ross, a very experienced journalist who for years presented more »

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Nick Ross: Rape isn’t Rape

Nick Ross, creator of the BBC’s Crimewatch, has just published a book about crime. He has published a brief preview in the Daily Mail today which is, essentially, a list of myths of violence against women which blames women for being victims of male violence whilst minimising male violence. What the Daily Mail article demonstrates more »

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Nick Ross – Myth Perpetuator

This article was originally posted here. We have reproduced with the permission of the author. Nick Ross: Myth Perpetuator Posted on May 26, 2013 by bloggingdame Talk to any victim of rape and they will tell you that not being believed was up there amongst the myriad emotions and fears they experienced as a result of more »

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BBC Norfolk’s Nick Conrad Thinks He’s A Slave to His Penis

(cross-posted with permission) BBC Norfolk’s Nick Conrad Thinks He’s A Slave to His Penis and Blames Victims on #ChedEvans Discussion Nick Conrad of BBC Radio Norfolk “I’ve got to be so careful of what I say, I don’t want this to be explosive…”  As if enough idiocy and nonsense hadn’t been spoken already in relation to consent, rape more »

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Media coverage of sexual assault

I have been appalled at the television coverage given to those individuals accused and charged with sexual assault recently.   I can think of no other circumstance where an alledged perpetrator has had the benefit of hours of tv and radio coverage to protest their innocence. I wonder if this could be considered legally to more »


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