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Women in the Media

A Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Women in the Media.

Background Information

This topic focuses on a large variety of issues relating to portrayal of women in mass media, including television, films, magazines, commercials, news programs, and sports. Use the following sources to learn more about women in the media and issues related to stereotypes, body image, and creation of media by women.