Dec 7, 2012

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits: women welcome in media, as long as thin, pretty and not a CEO

In family films, few females occupy clout positions across eight different sectors with only two women in the surveyed programs being shown in the executive office of major corporations (i.e. CEOs, CFOs, Presidents, VPs, GMs). Plus other politics news.

Richard Farmer

Crikey political commentator

Stereotyped, s-xualised, and underrepresented. That’s the lot of women and girls on movie and television screens. And the discrimination extends all the way down to TV shows for children and family movies.


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