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Sexism on the set: Gendered expectations of TV broadcasters in a social media world

Abstract:

This research examines gender performance expectations of television journalists in the era of social media. A qualitative survey found little to no progress in reducing discourse critical of broadcasters’ appearance in the 20 years since Engstrom and Ferri’s (2000) study, with social media adding another avenue to “correct” rather than challenge gender norms. Nearly all journalist respondents believe viewer criticism has increased with the rise of social media and believe their organizations...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media More from this journal
Volume:
62
Issue:
3
Pages:
479-494
Publication date:
2018-07-12
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EISSN:
1550-6878
ISSN:
0883-8151
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:891143
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uuid:adb265b3-ad59-48a2-a9cd-5fc3101791bd
Local pid:
pubs:891143
Source identifiers:
891143
Deposit date:
2019-06-04

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