Women and the Media

Credit Hours
Cross-listed Course
Course Description

Same as JOURN 4716

Cross leveled with WGST/JOURN 7716

This class analyzes images of women in the media and studies women journalists in the workplace. We will focus on historical perspectives on women as journalists, and on issues usually not covered by mass media. Attention will be paid to minority as well as majority women. The class will read critically and discuss scholarly and journalistic work on 1) research on women and journalism, 2) images of women as depicted in the media, 3) media coverage of certain issues, and 4) international perspectives of women and the media.