Representación de mujeres y hombres en la prensa española

  1. María Pilar Matud Aznar 1
  2. Carmen Rodríguez Wangüemert 1
  3. Inmaculada Espinosa Morales 1
  1. 1 Universidad de La Laguna

    Universidad de La Laguna

    San Cristobal de La Laguna, España


Revista Latina de Comunicación Social

ISSN: 1138-5820

Year of publication: 2017

Issue: 72

Pages: 765-782

Type: Article

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Introduction: This article examines the portrayal of women and men in Spain’s most-read national general-information daily press. Methods: The study is based on the quantitative content analysis of the non-advertising content of 28 issues of two of the most-read national newspapers in Spain, El País and El Mundo, selected through the constructed week sampling method. Results and conclusions: The results show great inequality in the representation of women and men in both newspapers. Women are under-represented, both as participants and as protagonists of the published texts and images, while the depiction of women and men is informed by gender stereotypes that attribute power and authority to men. Women are rarely represented as athletes, and are represented as victims more frequently than men. In addition, women appear less frequently than men in the press as information sources or authors of texts and photographs.

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