Representations of Women in The Dallas Morning News During the Feminist Movement

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Content analysis of The Dallas Morning News focuses on sources, bylines, photographs, and main characters to determine the quantity and quality of portrayals of women. The study included front pages and main local news pages during one week each from 1950, 1960, 1970, 1980, and 1990. Change was charted by year for both sexes. In 1950, few representations of women were included and many were stereotypical. Some stereotyping persisted in 1990, and men outnumbered women more than 3 to 1 as story sources, nearly 3 to 1 in front-page bylines, more than 2 to 1 in photographs, and more than ... continued below

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iv, 71 leaves: ill.

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Lambiase, Jacqueline August 1992.

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Content analysis of The Dallas Morning News focuses on sources, bylines, photographs, and main characters to determine the quantity and quality of portrayals of women. The study included front pages and main local news pages during one week each from 1950, 1960, 1970, 1980, and 1990. Change was charted by year for both sexes. In 1950, few representations of women were included and many were stereotypical. Some stereotyping persisted in 1990, and men outnumbered women more than 3 to 1 as story sources, nearly 3 to 1 in front-page bylines, more than 2 to 1 in photographs, and more than 2 to 1 as main characters. Women still lag behind men, despite feminists' efforts to improve coverage.

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Lambiase, Jacqueline. Representations of Women in The Dallas Morning News During the Feminist Movement, thesis, August 1992; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc501058/: accessed April 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .