Tuesday, 18 July 2017

ASA bans sexist stereotypes

Quite a remarkable idea - which could have a considerable impact, with ads a major element in the socialisation of most of us.

There is always a free speech objection though.

Standards body unveils plan to crack down on sexist advertisements https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/jul/18/new-measures-announced-to-crack-down-on-sexist-adverts?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Blogger

Saturday, 15 July 2017

Young female action characters given little or no dialogue

https://www.bustle.com/p/the-problem-with-all-the-badass-little-girls-taking-over-hollywood-movies-69726?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=owned&utm_campaign=bustle

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Ad industry's history on gender

A strongly opinionated article with some frank language: http://www.wakingtimes.com/2017/05/17/7-unbelievable-ads-exemplify-advertising-industry-degrades-women-men/

Sunday, 5 March 2017

EMMA WATSON post-feminist pose?

Emma Watson 'stunned' by criticism that Vanity Fair cover is not feminist https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/mar/05/emma-watson-vanity-fair-cover-feminism?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Blogger