Mass Media: Media Representations - Gender

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1. What did Gill believe?

  • women are symbolically annihilated in the media
  • female issues are often marginalised by newspapers in that the editors see the need to have women's pages which focus on women as a special group
  • women are invisible in the media
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2. Which magazine did Gauntlett focus her attention on?

  • FHM
  • Zoo
  • GQ

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

  • Gallagher
  • Gill
  • Gauntlett

4. 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

5. How many men were featured in Sports Monthly in 2008?

  • 209
  • 134
  • 177
  • 145


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