Women and the Media: The Influence of Magazines, and such...

Sunday, February 18, 2007

L.I.N.K.S (the website links dealing with women in different forms of media)

  1. I feel that this link touches upon the different issues women and young girls face when they watch television and when they read magazines
  • http://www.mediaandwomen.org/problem.html
2. IMAGE: Lela Rose Fall 2007 Fashion Show
  • http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid86195573/bclid86272812/bctid494535770
3. Of course, there are many fashion magazines that give tips from how to keep up with the latest trends to how to keep a man. Glamour is one of them
  • http://www.glamour.com/fashionbeauty
4. MAKEUP: "Gotta look good for the guys" (and sometimes maybe for ourselves)
Backstage with Bobbi Brown
  • http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid86195573/bclid86272812/bctid488099631
5. This website outlines the issues women face and proposed changes
  • http://www.genderit.org/en/index.shtml?w=a&x=91365

Thursday, February 15, 2007

Curious Thoughts on the Cosmopolitan Reading

As I was reading the assigned article in the book, I could not help but to think that everything I read was true. The editor-in-chief of Cosmo had the intentions of glamorizing women and providing for them a "guide" of how to be the ultimate 'it" girl. In today's media, I notice this occurring more frequently on shows like "Style Her Famous" and "What Not to Wear" and other fashion rescue shows. Women are definitely the target for these shows. Interesting.....

Monday, February 5, 2007

Women and Music

Hey everyone, let me know what you think about the way women are portrayed in music today.

Whether it be the way they are described in lyrics or the way they present themselves as artists.