Media, Gender and Representation

This was a half day event was organised by Milly Williamson, Member of
the WMSN steering group, together with Sharon Lockyer. Speakers were
Milly, Deborah Philips (Brighton), Louise Smith (UEA) and Stacey Abbott
(Roehampton).

It re-examined the question of gender and media representation in light
of a number of contemporary developments in film, television and
journalism. Set in the context of a rise in inequality for women,
progressive developments in gender representation were examined
alongside a return to more regressive images of femininity.

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