Forum 7: Gender and the Media
Gender-based stereotypes are presented through the mass media. Locate an article, cartoon, or advertisement that conveys a gender message. Analyze the message by answering the following questions. Also, please attach your media or share the media’s url address.
- What is the message the media is trying to convey?
- What examples are used to convey this message?
- Does the message fit a gender-role stereotype? Why?
- Is the gender message consistent with your beliefs about gender?
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