The following is a selection of papers and articles related to Gender and the Media that may be useful for your own work and research (listed in alphabetical order):
by the Health Communication Partnership, April 1 2005.
by Asa Kroon Lundell and Mats Ekström, Journalism Studies, Vol 9: pp 891-910, June, 2009.
In their article, Lundell and Ekström give an excellent summary of the ways in which images are used to reinforce gender stereotypes and discredit female politicians in the Swedish media. They discuss, using a number of vivid and specific examples, images that reinforce stereotypical notions of femininity - thereby discrediting female politicians on the basis of their supposed weakness/emotional fragility - and images that contradict stereotypical notions of femininity - thereby discrediting female politicians as a result of their "abnormality." Lundell and Ekström make the important concession that male politicians, too, are subject to the unfortunate application of gender stereotypes, and that the media should work towards establishing an understanding that effective politicians need not, whether male or female, subscribe to any particular gender norm.
published at the Media Monitoring Project website.
by the Project for Excellence in Journalism, Columbia University - New York.
por Adriana Causa, Instituto de Investigaciones Gino Germani, Area de Investigación sobre Tecnolog?a y Sociedad. Trabajo presentado en los Congresos ALAIC / IBERCOM / REDCOM, 2004.
por Viviana Erazo y Oliver Schmitt, Observatorio de Medios FUCATEL - Santiago, Chile.
por Eva Giberti, Psicóloga y Psicoanalista - Argentina.
by Victoria Brescoll, Psychological Science, Vol. 15: pp 515-520, August, 2004.
by Zeynep Alat, Feminist Media Studies, Vol. 6: pp 295-314, May, 2007 - London.
Zeynep Alat's article provides a shocking review of practices in the Turkish media when it comes to the news coverage of crimes committed against women. Specifically, the article highlights the apparent ubiquity of rape in Turkey's newspapers, the troubling tendency of many articles to "blame the victim," and the frighteningly common assertion that a man's feelings for a women can excuse his illicit actions against her. Alat's is a lucid and disquieting account of affairs which calls to light many of the unfortunate norms that the GMMP seeks to catalogue.
by Jac sm Kee, GenderIT, 31 May 2005.
by Carolina Rodriguez Bello, Women’s Human Rights Net, October 2003.Back To Top