Week 3: Race and Gender in the News Media


“Women receiving mainstream news coverage as sex crime victims are often categorized in one of two ways. They are presented either as “virgin” or “vamps.” In “virgin” rape stories, media coverage suggest that a perverted man, usually of a lower class and darker complexion, has attacked a virtuous woman.” (Wilson, Gutierrez, and Chao pg 146)

#raceandmedia #morethanjustbodies #bemore #sanchez

Women are always shown to be a sex symbol and i am pretty sure that its never going to change they are usually shown as a good girl covered up or a sex symbol just like the quote is talking a bout

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