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Unformatted text preview: 05/12/09 1 Theme: Representing Diversity News and gender issues 05/12/09 2 News and gender issues Personal bias vs. systemic Media vs. journalism Social control and social change revisited Both part of the power map 05/12/09 3 Journalism as social control Policing the boundaries of the normal Illustrates dynamic of ideology (ideas in the service of interests) Methods: invisibility, marginalization, trivialization Gender, womens rights, as a case 05/12/09 4 American womens rights movement Seneca Falls Womens Rights Convention, 1848: gender equality Womens suffrage: 19th Amendment, 1920 Elizabeth Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: founded Revolution (womens rights newspaper) Press reflected prevailing (patriarchal) culture 05/12/09 5 Women enter the workforce: World War II Press supported women in the workplace Women entering workforce--the biggest sociological shift in the 20th century Press as ally of government As a result of social control: social change 05/12/09 6 Social change: A woman president?...
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