Research often makes it into media headlines. For example, print copy such as ‘new study shows…’ and ‘researchers found…’ or a statement of fact such as ‘young people twice as likely to be at risk of sexual violence’ pushes research into the public sphere through sharing researchers’ findings with the broader public. News stories appear so definitive in the reporting of research findings that it becomes difficult to weigh up competing studies such as those with differing findings.
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