What Is The Representation Of Women In The Media

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The portrayal of any sub-group of a society in media as an academic subject for discussion in communication and other humanities and social sciences has received much attention and continue to do so. There has been a lot of research on the representation of different classes of people and more specifically, men and women in the media. Gender representations, according to Luyt (2005), takes shape through language or other symbolic forms and offers shared ways of understanding it. Gender representation occurs at an individual, interpersonal and institutional level. The different television genres like talk shows, reality shows, news and advertising and other programmes on radio, and also projections in the print and other electronic media, with
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