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The Image of Women in News
Journalism & Communication
Pages 6 (1506 words)
The Image of Women in News Student Name: Instructor name: Unit Name Date Introduction- Question A The role of women and their history in newspaper and media includes a consideration of women’s representation in the media. Women are represented in several ways in Newspaper, for example, they are represented as successful business persons, prostitutes, musicians or celebrities, and journalists among other professions.
There are many existing newspapers and studies that portray women and how such portrays perceive or shape them in public in addition to practices and newspapers. This paper seeks to explain the image of women in media, most specifically in Los Angeles Times, Nov 29, 2011 5.40 PST.Retrieved from: http://www.latimes.com/. It is important to audit and review the representation of women in newspaper, as there is still hope of women being represented and encouraged to enter into the business field, and not only to advertisements and show off their bodies like what the media had portrayed them as earlier on. Question B In Los Angeles Times, Nov 29, 2011, The number of women who appears in new picture in four sections is; News( the front section) is 4,in Sports 3,Business, 4, In lifestyle (Calendar, Arts, Home)11.The number of men in news photo is 14, while the total number of people in news photos is 36. Question C Both men and women play a large role in new stories. Rakow and Kranich article Pg 1, reveals that 21 percent in news media are women, while the remaining 79% are women. ...
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