What it’s like to report on sexual violence against women as a female journalist
Since March 2014, The Badger Herald has written about sexual assault at least once every month.

Since March 2014, The Badger Herald has written about sexual assault at least once every month.

“Man with knife,” the WiscAlert email subject line read.Before I even finished reading the email, I said to the campus beat editor, “Call UWPD now.”I then turned to the remaining three women — a photographer, a news editor and a copy editor — working in The Badger Herald office and said, “None of you are walking home on your own tonight. I’ll pay for your cab. Don’t walk alone.” Read more ...

Rachael Lallensack