Mateos de Cabo, Ruth and Gimeno, Ricardo and Martínez, Miryam and López, Luis (2011): Perpetuating gender stereotypes via the internet? an analysis of the women’s presence in Spanish online newspapers.
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In the present research we investigate possible predictors of the presence of women in Spanish online newspapers using an automatic content analysis over a three-month period. Results of the analysis reveal that Spanish online newspapers continue depicting women in a stereotyped manner. Women are still linked to traditionally ‘female’ sections, and they appear more frequently in news considered less important in terms of extension and publication day. The gender of the reporter also matters since female journalists tend to include more women in the news they report than their male peers.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Perpetuating gender stereotypes via the internet? an analysis of the women’s presence in Spanish online newspapers|
|Keywords:||newspapers, gender representation, stereotypes, Internet, content analysis|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L82 - Entertainment; Media
L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L86 - Information and Internet Services; Computer Software
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J16 - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
|Depositing User:||Ricardo Gimeno|
|Date Deposited:||20. Sep 2011 19:33|
|Last Modified:||18. Feb 2013 21:12|
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