Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Yadav on Media and Sex Workers: Need For Reforming the Approach

Vikrant Yadav, Government Law College, Mumbai, is publishing Media and Sex Workers: Need for Reforming the Approach in volume 9 of the International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research (2020). Here is the abstract.

Sex industry is said to be the oldest profession of mankind. Being so, it has been focal point in many films, television media, and in recent times the web media. However, the negative depiction of sex workers by film and television media and lack of investigative reporting by news media, has led to social unacceptability of sex workers. This research article is an attempt to critically analyse the role of media in covering sex industry and suggest changes in approach of media to highlight issues of sex workers.

Download the paper from SSRN at the link.

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