A Changing View

  title={A Changing View},
  author={Juanita J. Covert and Travis L. Dixon},
  journal={Communication Research},
  pages={232 - 256}
This research involved a content analysis of mainstream women's magazines in 1999 and 2004 and an experiment designed to examine the effect of counterstereotypical portrayals on readers. White women were overrepresented while Latina and Black women were underrepresented in mainstream women's magazine articles in 2004 compared to U.S. Census data, although not as much as in 1999. Representation of women of color as professionals also increased. The experiment found that exposure to articles… 

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