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Feminist Media Histories (2022) 8 (3): 115–126.
Published: 01 July 2022
... dominant white culture of the day and from the popular memory of her trans-media audience. This study will focus on the contexts of her work at the beginning of her career, and end with her late career on local and network television as sites that provide new speculative interventions to recognize...
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Feminist Media Histories (2022) 8 (1): 102–133.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Jennifer Blaylock When Ghana Television began in 1965, its first director, Shirley Graham Du Bois, explicitly devised it as an anticolonial and pan-African indigenous television system. Likely the first Black woman to head a national station, Graham Du Bois’ prominence, along with Genoveva Marais...
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Feminist Media Histories (2021) 7 (4): 107–135.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Monica De La Torre; Christine Marín In this photo essay, we center Chicana radio and television broadcasting trailblazer Graciela Gil Olivarez who, with a microphone in hand, amplified Mexicana and Chicana voices and stories across the Southwest from 1951 to the mid-1960s and again in the 1980s...
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Feminist Media Histories (2021) 7 (1): 21–39.
Published: 01 January 2021
... television transgender In May 2014, Time magazine declared “The Transgender Tipping Point.” 1 In an elegant blue dress, Black trans actor Laverne Cox—now widely recognized thanks to her role in Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black (2013–19)—appeared on the iconic white and red cover as evidence...
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Feminist Media Histories (2019) 5 (3): 36–59.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Yingzi Wang; Sabina Mihelj This paper examines changing representations of women in Chinese television dramas since the early 1990s and interprets them within a framework of global socialist media cultures, considering both domestic developments and transnational trends. Drawing on the analysis...
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Feminist Media Histories (2018) 4 (4): 8–32.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Emma Sandon The experiences of women engineers working in the BBC Television Service at Alexandra Palace, London, during the 1940s and 1950s, give insights into gender discrimination in broadcasting. These women first joined as radio engineers when the BBC was recruiting women during World War II...
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Feminist Media Histories (2018) 4 (2): 117–122.
Published: 01 April 2018
...=reprints . 2018 female spectator melodrama soap opera television woman's film As the US daytime television soap opera has declined in popularity in the twenty-first century, so too has scholarship on the genre diminished. The most robust work has centered around the historicization...
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Feminist Media Histories (2018) 4 (2): 196–200.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Bambi Haggins I came to discover that the questions I wanted to ask about Americans’ relationships with television required engaging the audience. Ellen Seiter's Television and New Media Audiences (1999) was my introduction to both ethnography and qualitative audience research. By engaging...
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Feminist Media Histories (2018) 4 (2): 51–56.
Published: 01 April 2018
.../journals.php?p=reprints . 2018 children's media feminism television A foundational text in terms of political economy is Pecora's earlier work The Business of Children's Entertainment (1998), which focuses on the development of the children's television industry. Specifically, it problematizes...
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Feminist Media Histories (2018) 4 (1): 142–170.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Bridget Kies In the 1980s, domestic sitcoms on television proliferated with examples of men who performed domestic labor. In response to the women's movement, these “Mr. Mom” sitcoms liberated women from the domestic sphere and enabled men to claim it as their own. This article examines...
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Feminist Media Histories (2018) 4 (1): 84–114.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Diana W. Anselmo Dominated by LGBTQ+ and female-identified fans from various backgrounds, Tumblr blogs dedicated to queer readings of the BBC television series Sherlock (2010–ongoing) are a breeding ground for less-discussed forms of unremunerated queer labor: utopian, heuristic, and care work...
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Feminist Media Histories (2017) 3 (2): 166–174.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Annie Berke The television adaptation of How to Marry a Millionaire (1957–59) premiered on the NTA Film Network on October 7, 1957, and was described by one reporter as “a frivolous series, by turns amusing and corny.” That the show was, even in its day, notably camp serves as an important...
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Feminist Media Histories (2015) 1 (2): 64–89.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Jilly Boyce Kay This article explores the six-part television debate series No Man's Land , which was broadcast on ITV in Britain in 1973. It argues that the program is a historically significant example of the public orientation of the women's liberation movement and its engagement with, rather...