The Latest from WAM!Vancouver

Journalists Covering Local Elections Provided with Tips on Avoiding Sexist Political Coverage

Click here for the .pdf version of release and tip sheet for journalists.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Vancouver, October 16 2014

With municipal and regional district elections less than one month away, citizens are urging ...
read more

Most Recent News & Events

Photo of 3 participants in WAM! workshop

Putting Media Reporting on Sexual Assault Under a Magnifying Glass

by Natalie Hill On April 26, WAM! Vancouver convened a small but passionate group on unceded Coast Salish territories (on the University of British Columbia campus), and facilitated a powerful, productive and practical dialogue about the coverage of sexual assault in Canadian media. The objective of the interactive workshop was to gather feedback on a
Group picture of volunteers and facilitator

WAM! Van Collects Feedback to Improve Media Coverage of Sexual Assaults

Last fall, two different universities on opposite sides of the country made headlines by holding pro-rape chants during orientation week. Though the chants clearly condoned sexual assault by referencing “underage” girls and “no