October 05, 2018
| Brian Steinberg
Media Coverage of Sexual Assault, #MeToo, Is Rising
The number of articles on sexual assault has increased more than 30% between May 2017 and August 2018, according to a study of the content of headlines, bylines, and articles on 15,228 pieces of news conducted by the Women’s Media Center. When articles focused solely on the#MeToo movement are added, total coverage has increased 52%, according to the report.