News coverage of women by the nation’s most prominent news outlets is consistently skin deep and fleeting. The establishment press should stop treating women merely as spectacle, novelty or eye-candy and begin taking women and gender issues seriously.
Author: Steve Macek
Steve Macek is professor of communication and chair of the Department of Communication and Media Studies at North Central College. He is coordinator, along with Andy Lee Roth, of Project Censored’s Campus Affiliates Program and a contributor to State of the Free Press 2022, the Project’s most recent yearbook.