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Helen Benedict

Helen Benedict

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Helen Benedict, a professor at Columbia University, is the prize-winning author of six novels and five nonfiction books, including Virgin or Vamp: How the Press Covers Sex Crimes; the Iraq War novel Sand Queen; and The Lonely Soldier: The Private War of Women Serving in Iraq.

Articles

Covering rape responsibly

Covering rape responsibly

By — February 1, 2013
In the light of the recent coverage of the rapes in India, it’s time to talk about how we cover rape in this country. For some 20 years now, I have been criticizing the press for never asking why men rape. Now, with the rapes in New Delhi gaining so much attention, I ask it again. more »