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News, Gender and Power By Stuart Allan

News, Gender and Power by Stuart Allan

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Addresses the pressing questions of how gender shapes the forms, practice, institutions and audiences of journalism, and explores the multiple interconnections between news, gender and power.

News, Gender and Power Summary

News, Gender and Power by Stuart Allan

How do gender relations affect the practice of journalism? Despite the star status accorded to some women reporters, and the dramatic increase in the number of women working in journalism, why do men continue to occupy most senior management positions? And why do female readers, viewers and listeners remain as elusive as ever?
News, Gender and Power addresses the pressing questions of how gender shapes the forms, practice, institutions and audiences of journalism. The contributors, who include John Hartley, Pat Holland, Jenny Kitzinger and Myra Macdonald, draw on feminist theory and gender-sensitive critiques to explore media issues such as:
* ownership and control
* employment and occupation status
* the representation of women in the media
* the sexualization of news and audience research.
Within this framework the contributors explore media coverage of:
* the trial of O. J. Simpson
* British beef and the BSE scandal
* the horrific crimes of Fred and Rosemary West
* child sexual abuse and false memory syndrome
* the portrayal of women in TV documentaries such as Modern Times and Cutting Edge.

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GOR010596462
9780415170161
0415170168
News, Gender and Power by Stuart Allan
Used - Like New
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1998-09-03
310
N/A
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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