CfP: International Conference ‘Gender Differentiation in Media Industries’ @ The Peace Institute and Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, June 14-15, 2018. Deadline: Jan 19, 2018.
In the last thirty years feminist media scholarship has analysed media systems as environments reproducing patriarchal structures that work against gender equality in the media. Results of research at the national and global scales have reported similar results: women are less likely to work in top managerial positions in the media, on the average women journalists are paid less than male, larger numbers of women are engaged in precarious jobs than their male counterparts. Similarly persistent are inequalities in media representation where portraying women is often rife with stereotypes and pursuant of imaginings of women’s domesticity. In addition, studies...Read More