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Women in the media: who shapes what?

Hesdin, Farah (2015) Women in the media: who shapes what? POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (18 Aug 2015). Website.

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Abstract

This article is by Polis Summer School student Farah Hesdin (@farahhesdin) Who did I turn to in my search for news as I freshly arrived to the UK? The BBC, of course. An instinctive choice almost, I started tuning in the BBC News Channel for my daily news digest. Shock. What immediately struck me, coming from a place where Lebanese television was my main source of broadcasting news, were the anchorwomen. Why on earth were they dressed so ‘simply’? No revealing clothing? No extravagant hairstyling and heavy makeup? Wow. What a change, I could finally focus on the news.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 12 May 2017 12:16
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2020 00:29
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/76762

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