It's victim blaming in its purest and most dangerous form and media headlines are facilitating it.
A lot of the public don't know that 'a court hears' here means *from the defence* - and could easily read these lines as if they were objective fact. None of these headlines have attribution.— Ione Wells (@ionewells) November 19, 2019
Imagine if I reported a political party's viewpoint as fact without attribution. pic.twitter.com/y13GYuZnvC