Media and communication

Media and communication

28 November 2017
Congolese girl soldiers are labelled violent and sexual, also by international media and aid organisations. This hampers the girls’ reintegration, according to researcher Milfrid Tonheim.
20 November 2017
By mourning women as martyrs in Iran, they become recognised as political players, says Gilda Seddighi. She has studied Facebook pages dedicated to dead or incarcerated Iranians.
7 November 2017
Subconscious attitudes towards women and men affect design. According to researcher Nina Lysbakken, designers need to be aware of their own power to shape ideas about gender.
5 October 2017
“The fat body carries a secret that has to be revealed at all costs; it is a living symptom that something has ‘gone wrong’,” says Camilla Bruun Eriksen. She has studied the representation of fat bodies in popular culture.
27 February 2017
Being a journalist in war zones and armed conflicts is becoming increasingly dangerous. Most of the journalists killed in the field are men, but the concern is about the security of their female colleagues.
7 September 2015
According to Norwegian fitness bloggers, the ideal female body is supposed to be slim, muscular, feminine and strong. However, the eating and workout regimes they promote are so strict, that even the bloggers themselves almost fail to follow them.
19 May 2015

Female journalists between the age of 25 and 35 are twice as exposed to bullying and threats as their male colleagues of the same age. The bullying is a democratic problem, says researcher.

17 February 2015

Female politicians who are involved in media scandals do not apologise. But they nevertheless resign. For the sake of their family.

26 January 2015

The female body is not suited for real football, according to debaters in the online debate forum of Norway's biggest tabloid newspaper. Why is football the only sport in which women’s performance is constantly compared to men’s?

17 November 2010
When the men’s national team loses a match they are called “sissies”, and women who are good at football “play like men”. Both men and women are the losers when gender stereotypes are used in sports journalism, according to Professor Gerd von der Lippe.

Publikasjoner

Forfatter(e):
Kosunen, Niina, Anna-Rosa Asikainen, Guðný Gústafsdóttir og HeidiHaggrén
Publisert:
2017
Forfatter(e):
van Es, Margaretha A.
Publisert:
2016
Forfatter(e):
von der Lippe, Berit and Rune Ottosen
Publisert:
2017