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Raw deal for women and minorities in the media

Women are still getting a raw deal in the media, according to early returns of NUJ Scotland’s survey on equality.

Three out of four journalists in Scotland think there is a problem with the way women and/or minority groups are represented in the press, according to early survey returns. 931 more words


"24" and Its Bad-Ass Women

With 24: Legacy premiering on Fox after the Superbowl this Sunday, the clock has started ticking once again. Just as refresher, 24: Legacy is a spin-off of… 1,062 more words

Women In The Media

Getty Images and Refinery29 collaborate on a new collection of stock images celebrating female diversity

For far too long the image of women portrayed in the media has been lacking in diversity. Open any glossy magazine or online news site and you’ll find an abundance of slim, white women, when in reality women come in all shapes, sizes and colours. 483 more words


Clinton's Voice

Khazan, Olga, “Would You Really Like Hillary More if She Sounded Different?” The Atlantic, 1 Aug. 2016, accessed 2 Dec. 2016. http://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/08/hillarys-voice/493565/

Hillary Clinton’s portrayal in the media throughout her candidacy for president in 2016 has been an interesting insight into how women are viewed today in the lens of popular culture. 515 more words

How the Media Affects Real Women

Ross, Karen. Gendered Media: Women, Men, and Identity Politics. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers Inc, 2010.

In this book, Ross tackles the issue of how women are portrayed across several forms of media, and particularly focuses on how the media affects how women view themselves. 796 more words

Women Politicians in the Media

Finneman, Teri. Press Portrayals of Women Politicians, 1870s-2000s: From “Lunatic” Woodhull to “Polarizing” Palin. New York: Lexington Books, 2015.

All politicians must grapple with their public portrayal and perception. 1,449 more words

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Emotional Women

Ehrbar, Ned. “Ellen DeGeneres’ Emotional Medal of Freedom Moment,” CBS News, 23 Nov 2016, accessed 2 Dec 2016. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/ellen-degeneres-emotional-medal-of-freedom-moment/

Ellen DeGeneres being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor a civilian can receive, was a hot topic when it happened in November of 2016. 462 more words