Communications strategies by advocacy groups, law enforcement, and journalists about sex trafficking: impacts of agenda building, agenda setting, and framing
This study is based on 15 qualitative in-depth interviews with 15 communications professionals in Denver, Atlanta and Raleigh, and represents advocacy groups, law enforcement and journalists to better understand communications messaging about sex trafficking. This study examines the ways the three aforementioned groups develop communication messages about sex trafficking using agenda building, agenda setting, and framing. Sex trafficking is defined as the sexual exploitation of an individual for profit, a subset of human trafficking. Economic factors, public policy factors, and sociocultural ...
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