Sex bias in the newspaper treatment of male-centered and female-centered news stories

@article{Foreit1980SexBI,
  title={Sex bias in the newspaper treatment of male-centered and female-centered news stories},
  author={K. Foreit and Terna Agor and J. Byers and J. LaRue and Helen Lokey and Michael Palazzini and Michele Patterson and L. Smith},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  year={1980},
  volume={6},
  pages={475-480}
}
  • K. Foreit, Terna Agor, +5 authors L. Smith
  • Published 1980
  • Psychology
  • Sex Roles
  • Differences in the newspaper treatment of men and women were examined in two sets of news stories collected a year apart, in the fall of 1976 and 1977. In both samples, coverage of women was more likely to include mention of personal appearance, marital status, and spouse than was coverage of men. These differences could not be attributed to the greater number of men in the news, nor to differences in the sections of the newspaper where stories about men and stories about women were usually… CONTINUE READING
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