The Media: Obstacle or Ally of Feminists?

  title={The Media: Obstacle or Ally of Feminists?},
  author={K. Kahn and Edie N. Goldenberg},
  journal={The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  pages={104 - 113}
Under certain circumstances, media treatment can serve as an obstacle to women's achievement of their political goals. In other circumstances, the news media can act as an additional resource. It is quite clear that the early media coverage of the women's movement did not help the movement to grow. In fact, the press coverage of the women's movement, when there was any at all, was unflattering, and the movement grew in spite of the media. Similarly, the media treat men and women candidates… Expand