The reaction by police and some sections of the media to two high-profile random stabbing murder cases of complete strangers in Australia last week suggests that this country’s major institutions continue to have much ground to make up when it comes to framing the danger of being a victim of a violent crime.
How the police and media falsely frame victimhood
After the murder of Melbourne schoolgirl Masa Vukotic, women were urged to not walk alone in public places. But after the murder of Morgan Huxley, men did not receive the same warning. Freelance writer Serkan Ozturk reports.