Girls rule!: gender, feminism, and nickelodeon

  title={Girls rule!: gender, feminism, and nickelodeon},
  author={Sarah Banet‐Weiser},
  journal={Critical Studies in Media Communication},
  pages={119 - 139}
  • Sarah Banet‐Weiser
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • Critical Studies in Media Communication
  • Nickelodeon is a powerful commercial cable network of television, internet activities, toy manufacturing, and video production. The network has been recognized by both industry professionals and media scholars for its representation of girls as strong, intelligent lead characters. Focusing on entertainment programs Clarissa Explains It All and As Told by Ginger, as well as on Nickelodeon's non‐fiction children's news program, Nick News, I argue that the media context of girl power, combined… CONTINUE READING
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