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Sexism in the Media

Overview

How does media representation reflect the real lives of women? What role does the media play in the objectification of women? What would gender equality in the media look like?

Podcasts in this series

Sexism, Race and Class in the Media

Natalie Fenton, Reni Eddo-Lodge

From images of Keira Knightly to The Sun cocaine stings of N-Dubz singer Tulisa, Reni Eddo-Lodge of the Feminist Times describes the differing representations of women, class and race in the mainstream media.

Tue, 01 Jul 14 2

Women Experts on TV and Radio

Lis Howell, Natalie Fenton

Lis Howell, prominent journalist and senior lecturer in journalism at City University, discusses underrepresentation of women experts in current affairs broadcasting.

Tue, 01 Jul 14 2

Sexism and the Media

Laurie Penny, Natalie Fenton

Laurie Penny, blogger, journalist and author of the recently published Unspeakable Things, responds to issues raised by her fellow speakers. She discusses the divided nature of the media itself, and its varying roles in continuing and fighting sexism.

Tue, 01 Jul 14 2