Body image diversity in the media: A content analysis of women's fashion magazines

  title={Body image diversity in the media: A content analysis of women's fashion magazines},
  author={Catarina de Freitas and Helen L Jordan and Elizabeth K. Hughes},
  journal={Health Promotion Journal of Australia},
ISSUE ADDRESSED The narrow representation of body image in the media has been linked to body dissatisfaction, particularly among readers of women's fashion magazines. Some countries have made efforts to improve body image diversity in the media and the fashion industry. This has included attempts to regulate minimum body size of models (eg, Israel, France), and the development of codes of practices such as the Australian Industry Code of Conduct on Body Image. However, there is little evidence… 

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