By Jane Freeland and Christina von Hodenberg How has the mass media supported, enabled or challenged women’s emancipation? How have feminists used the media to promote women’s issues and rights? How have these messages...
Today, we talk to Jane Freeland. Jane is the postdoctoral coordinator of the International Standing Working Group on Medialization and Empowerment at the German Historical Institute London.
Is there a connection between women’s empowerment and emancipation, and the growth and spread of mass media in the 20th century? “Feminism in the Media-Feminism and the Media in the 20th Century” considers this question in a global context.