How has the portrayal of gender stereotypes in the media changed over time?

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How has the portrayal of gender stereotypes in the media changed over time? by Mind Map: How has the portrayal of gender stereotypes in the media changed over time?

1. TV Comedies

1.1. It is kind of eerie that there is not one strong female character in any of these sitcoms.

2. TV Shows that Break Gender Stereotypes

2.1. television is filled with proto-feminist portrayals of women’s lives. You can find emerging feminism in 1960s sitcoms in the conventional and unconventional ways women revealed their power,

3. Real-Life Gender Inequality

3.1. Bigelow's film, The Hurt Locker, is the only film directed by a woman to win best picture

4. Introduction

4.1. Thesis Statement: Although select pieces have attempted to break gender stereotypes in recent years, gender stereotyping in the media continues to enforce traditional gender roles and expectations for American audiences.

4.2. Discuss what gender stereotypes are, give examples.

4.3. Discuss documented evidence of stereotypes in media reinforcing traditional gender roles, and the effects of said reinforcement.

4.4. Discuss consumption of media by children/developing adolescents stats.