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By Patricia Bradley

Beginning in 1963 with the e-book of Betty Friedan's The female Mystique and achieving a excessive pitch ten years later with the televised mega-event of the "Battle of the Sexes"-the tennis fit among Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs-the mass media have been in detail concerned with either the distribution and the knowledge of the feminist message.

This mass media merchandising of the feminist profile, in spite of the fact that, proved to be a double-edged sword, in accordance with Patricia Bradley, writer of Mass Media and the Shaping of yankee Feminism, 1963-1975. even though hundreds of thousands of girls discovered approximately feminism when it comes to the mass media, dangerous stereotypes emerged in a single day. usually the occasions fixed through feminists to seize the media eye crystalized the destructive photo. All feminists quickly got here to be portrayed within the pop culture as "bra burners" and "strident women." Such depictions not just demeaned the achievements in their stream but in addition restricted dialogue of feminism to these matters the media thought of beneficial, essentially equivalent pay for equivalent paintings.

Bradley's ebook examines the media traditions that served to curtail understandings of feminism. newshounds, following the craft formulation in their alternate, equated feminism with the unusual and the bizarre. Even girls newshounds couldn't triumph over the foundations of "What Makes News." by the point Billie Jean King faced Bobby Riggs at the tennis court docket, feminism had turn into a commodity to be formed to draw audiences. ultimately, in mass media's pursuit of the hot, counter-feminist messages got here to exchange feminism at the information schedule and helped set in position the conservative revolution of the Eighties.

Bradley deals perception into how mass media constructs photos and why such photos have the type of ongoing power that daunts younger ladies of this day from calling themselves "feminist." the writer additionally asks how public concerns are to be raised whilst those that ask the questions are negatively outlined ahead of the problems may also be mentioned.

Mass Media and the Shaping of yank Feminism, 1963-1975 examines the media's position in growing the pictures of feminism that proceed at the present time. And it poses the difficulty of a choice for systematic switch in a mass media that doesn't have a spot for systematic switch in its agenda.

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