Women Politicians and the Media

  title={Women Politicians and the Media},
  author={Maria Braden},
All American politicians face the glare of media coverage, but for women seeking or holding high public office, the scrutiny by newspapers and television can be both withering and damaging - a fact that has changed little over the decades despite the emergence of more women in politics and more women in the news media. Maria Braden's pioneering study takes a sweeping look at how the media have influenced - and skewed - public perceptions of women seeking governorships and national office over… 

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  • M. Ette
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  • 2017
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