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FG206/ES20/FM200 Critical Media Studies: Advertising

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If Women's Roles In Ads Were Played By Men

The Naked Truth -- Advertising's Image of Women: Jean Kilbourne at TEDxLafayetteCollege

Published on May 8, 2014

Pioneering activist and cultural theorist Jean Kilbourne has been studying the image of women in advertising for over 40 years. In this rapid-fire, passionate, and highly entertaining talk, she discusses the experiences that inspired her to create this new field and vividly illustrates how these images affect us all.

Representations of Gender in Advertising

This culture jam is a school project that was created for a Women and Gender Studies class at the University of Saskatchewan by Sarah Zelinski, Kayla Hatzel and Dylan Lambi-Raine.  We wanted to show how ridiculous media portrays gender roles and stereotypes in advertising through presenting gender roll reversals.
NOTICE: This video has been age-restricted based on our Community Guidelines.

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"You've Come a Long Way, Baby

Interview with the famous original Virginia Slims ad model Barbara Levy by Howard Kaye (11 minutes)

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