Examining the Impact of Celebrity Gossip Magazine Coverage of Pregnant Celebrities on Pregnant Women’s Self-Objectification

@article{Hopper2013ExaminingTI,
  title={Examining the Impact of Celebrity Gossip Magazine Coverage of Pregnant Celebrities on Pregnant Women’s Self-Objectification},
  author={K. Hopper and J. Aubrey},
  journal={Communication Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={40},
  pages={767 - 788}
}
  • K. Hopper, J. Aubrey
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Communication Research
  • The present experimental study examined the impact of celebrity gossip magazine coverage on pregnant women through the lens of objectification theory (Fredrickson & Roberts, 1997). In total, 301 pregnant women were randomly assigned to view highly sexually objectifying full-body images and accompanying text depicting pregnant celebrities, low objectifying headshot-only images and accompanying text depicting celebrities, or images of baby products with no people depicted (control). Exposure to… CONTINUE READING
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