Media Report to Women

Articles from Vol. 41, No. 3, Summer

An Analysis of Media Reporting on Intimate Partner Violence and Homicide
Crime is a societal-level problem that is typically reported to the public by the mass media. A durable news commodity (Garofalo, 1981; Surette, 2010), people often get their first glimpse of local, state, and nationwide criminal events in the form of...
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The dean of the White House press corps, Helen Thomas, died in July at the age of 92. Thomas's 70-year journalism career ended in 2010 when she made harsh comments about Jews and Israel's treatment of Palestinians. A furor followed and she resigned from...
'Catfights' and the Male Gaze: News Coverage of a South Dakota Congressional Race
Only 17 percent of U.S. Congress members are women - far behind the half-female parliament in Andorra, the 40-plus-percent-female legislatures in Northern Europe, and the 30-plus-percent-female legislatures in Latin America (Inter-Parliamentary Union,...
Framing Women Film Directors: The Cases of Sam Taylor-Johnson and Lynne Ramsay
"I think that the whole system is geared for [women] to fail," stated an unusually candid Amy Pascal, co-chairman of Sony Pictures, in an interview with Forbes magazine earlier this year. Pascal acknowledged that women who direct face an "unconscious...
Under Pressure, Twitter Creates Anti-Abuse Button
Twitter has announced new rules, including an in-tweet button to report abuse instantly, following massive troll attacks beginning in July targeting female British journalists and activists who successfully campaigned for placing author Jane Austen's...
Wimbledon Coverage Slights Women Champs, Companions
It's great that Andy Murray won Wimbledon this year, giving Great Britain its first Wimbledon men's championship singles title in 77 years. But a number of newspapers - including British newspapers which should have known better - proclaimed it was Britain's...
Women, Men and the Movies: Reviewing Patterns among Male, Female Critics
Gender @ the Movies: On-Line Film Critics and Criticism, released by the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film at San Diego State University, examines more than 2,000 reviews penned by 145 writers designated as "top critics" on the film...
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