From Jennifer Lawrence’s strong female protagonist taking Hunger Games: Catching Fire to the top of the box office, to the first female anchor team on Newshour, women continue to reach new heights in today’s media. However, despite the more and more individuals breaking records and setting positive examples for other girls, we still see an inequality within the way media treats women.
The following video is an excellent and relevant collection of reasons why the media is still not quite there with equally portraying individual women and the female population in general.
VIDEO: How the media failed women in 2013 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NswJ4kO9uHc
Progress is promising. The best way to make change is to call attention to the issue at hand and make sure the media recognizes the way in which they portray women.
– Quinn Miller