Mass Media: Media Representations - Gender

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1. What are the three stereotypes identified by Gill?

  • young physically toned and smart hetero uses sexual power over men, vengeful hetero beautiful woman set on punishing ex, hot lesbian entwined with beautiful woman
  • women hardly in news, barely any coverage of women's sports, women invisible in the media
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2. What percentage of the main characters in CBeebies were female?

  • 30%
  • 50%
  • 80%
  • 20%

3. What is the male to female ratio of speaking parts in prime time drama?

  • 60:40
  • 80:20
  • 50:50
  • 30:70

4. Who stated that 3 stereotypes of women can be seen?

  • Gill
  • Gauntlett
  • Gallagher

5. Who believe women were symbolically annihilated?

  • Gallagher
  • Tuchman
  • Gill

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