Mass Media: Media Representations - Gender

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1. What is meant by the term "symbolic annihilation"?

  • womens achievements are often not reported, or are condemned or trivialised by the mass media - achievements presented as less important than looks and sex appeal
  • women are invisible in the media
  • women hardly in news
  • women's sports rarely covered
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2. Who believed that women are hardly in the news?

  • Gallagher
  • Tuchman
  • Gill

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

  • 177
  • 145
  • 209
  • 134

4. Which magazine did Gauntlett focus her attention on?

  • FHM
  • Zoo
  • GQ

5. Who suggested that the images of women used by the media present a particular beauty ideal through which they transmit a strong ideological message that women should treat their bodies as a project in constant need of improvement?

  • Ferguson
  • Wolf
  • Orbach


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