And #todayin: stating the bleeding obvious: sexist stereotypes dominate front pages of British newspapers

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Sexist stereotypes, humiliating photographs of women and male bylines dominate the front pages of British newspapers, according to research carried out by the industry body Women in Journalism. Male journalists wrote 78% of all front-page articles and men accounted for 84% of those mentioned or quoted in lead pieces, according to analysis of nine national newspapers, Monday to Saturday, over the course […]

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IT’S NOT EASY BEING FEMINIST

feminism - media criticism/ not easy being feminist

My best friend sent me this. It’s me; this is actually me. I cannot listen to a piece of music, read a newspaper article, hear a news story, or watch a DVD or television programme without deconstructing and analysing it all with a feminist lens. Is it demonstrating (or even promoting) equality, is it utilising sexist “humour”, was it written from […]

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