Media, Journalism, and Advertising

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Media, Journalism, and Advertising


Resources about media including journalism as well as representations of womxn in media and advertising.

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African Woman and Child Feature Service (AWC)
A media-focused, non-governmental organisation (NGO) with a regional outlook and a vision of a media that enhances acceptance of diversity and gender equality for sustainable development.

Gender Ads Project
An educational resource that focuses on the ways in which (and related issues like sexuality, social class, race, etc.) and advertising intersect. The primary focus of this Web site is print advertising.

Gender Advertising Remixer
An app lets you re-combine video from ads directed at boys with audio from ads directed at girls (and vice versa) to create hilarious and insightful fair use mash-ups.

Gender Representation
Male or female: Seems simple enough, but these categories which were assigned to us at birth carry with them a whole lot of social and cultural meanings and expectations. This site unpacks some of the media’s baggage around what it means to be a boy…

History of Women’s Media: The Development of Communication Networks Among Women, 1963-1983
E-book from Women’s Institute for Freedom of the Press (WIFP) about women in media history.

Online Directory of Women’s Media
This is a directory of media owned and operated primarily by, for and about women. They do not include men’s “women’s magazines” (magazines directed at women), even if they have a female staff. They do include many academic periodicals which are…

Sexy sells: The marketing of girls’ sexuality
Lilia Goldfarb looks at the connections between the sexualization of girls and the corporate marketing strategies of the industries that profit from this. She also looks at the health consequences of these practices. In this presentation Goldfarb…

Vintage Gender Advertisements
Items in this collection are related to gender or gender issues, and may contain sexist stereotyping. The items are presented here for historical context.

Women in Journalism
Women in Journalism is an award-winning, nationwide oral history project initiated by the National Women’s Press Club and now under the stewardship of the Washington Press Club Foundation.

Women’s Institute for Freedom of the Press (WIFP)
A research, education, and publishing organization, founded in 1972 to increase communication among women and reach the public with our experience, perspectives, and opinions. WIFP operates as a national and international network of associates: media…
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